POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Academic Support Specialist
Student Support Services
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Title: Academic Support Specialist.

Qualifications: Qualifications for this position include a minimum of a Master's Degree in Educational Psychology, College Student Personnel, Education Administration, or a related field; one year of experience in a college setting and one year of demonstrated ability to respond to and identify with personal and academic needs of first-generation, low-income, or disabled college students. Preferred experience with TRiO programs.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Duties and Responsibilities: The primary responsibilities of this position are to direct, assist, and counsel students in making appropriate personal, education, and career choices. Coordinate program activities by working with staff to enhance students' developmental skills through implementation of educational services and workshops. Select and enroll students. Evaluate student performance and service and maintain student records.

Salary: $2,196 to $3,294 with a midpoint of $2,745 monthly.

Effective Date of Appointment: As soon as possible.

Application Deadline: September 30, 2013, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates should send a letter of application, resume, transcript, and three letters of reference to:

Director
Student Support Services
Mail Code 4721 — Woody Hall C309
900 S. Normal Avenue
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.