Academic Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Affairs, Gies College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Gies College of Business
Location: Champaign, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Required Education: Masters
Academic Support Services
Internal Number: 167484
Academic Advisor, Office of Undergraduate Affairs Gies College of Business University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Close Date: Jul 06, 2022
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Student Advising Meetings
Engage in purposeful discussion with students to learn about course performance and interests and assist with the selection of an appropriate major
Provide advice regarding academic and career options
Refer students to appropriate academic, career, and student affairs support resources
Articulate study abroad courses for undergraduate students
Provide New Student Registration advising and assistance to new first-year and transfer students
Advising Administrative Duties
Monitor academic progress toward graduation using the appropriate systems? identify and reach out to advisees to support successful academic progress
Thoroughly document all student contacts using the advising portal syste
Coordinate programs and events related to major and career exploration, academic success skills, student transition, and other relevant areas. Collaborate with Gies Student and Corporate Connections and other College and campus-level units to support students’ academic success and professional development
Support Office of Undergraduate Affairs initiatives and programs as assigned
Other duties as assigned
Salary and Appointment Information
This is a full-time academic professional position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after closing date. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.
For full consideration, all applicants must create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by July 6, 2022. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For further information please contact Talisa Thompson at [email protected].
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Position Requirements and Qualifications:
Education: Required: Master's degree
Experience: Required: At least two years of experience in higher education or related field. Experience can include graduate work.
Preferred: Experience working directly with undergraduate students in higher education, particularly with first generation, low socioeconomic status, underrepresented students, or international students in higher education.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Demonstrated commitment to undergraduate student education and ability to respond to undergraduate students’ needs and concerns. Exceptional communication skills, strong organizational and planning skills, and the ability to build relationships and collaborate with colleagues within and outside of the unit.
About University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Gies College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
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Gies College of Business
For more than 100 years, Gies Business has intentionally designed its innovative programs, leading-edge curriculum, and experiential learning opportunities to empower and prepare students to turn big ideas into meaningful actions.