Chief Academic Advisor
College of Education and Human Services
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Description of Position: The College of Education and Human Services (COEHS), Dean’s Office, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, invites applications for one full-time chief academic advisor position. The chief academic advisor will report to the associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. The chief academic advisor will collaborate with personnel in the COEHS and other units on campus with programs affiliated with the COEHS. Also, the chief academic advisor will form close working relationship with off-campus programs, advisors, and counselors from community colleges.

Responsibilities of the Position: This position serves as chief academic advisor in the College of Education and Human Services. The primary purposes of the position include serving as the officer for retention in and graduation from all undergraduate programs; serving as the Dean’s agent in hearing undergraduate student grievances; supervising advisement staff and assisting the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs in recommending staffing needs; advising undergraduate COEHS majors; and overseeing the organization and implementation of a computer-based advisement system for the College.

Requirements of Candidates: Applicants must possess a Master’s degree in Education or in a field closely associated with education. The position requires: Three years advisement or closely related activities; Supervision of staff; Familiarity with computer systems in advisement.

Appointment: Term, full-time Administrative Professional (A/P position).

Application Deadline: March 24, 2017, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Complete applications must include a letter of application, resume, copy of unofficial transcripts, and names and contact information for three references. All materials should be sent to this address:

Send PDF files to coehs.business.office@siu.edu

Or send hard copies to:
Search Committee – Chief Academic Advisor
College of Education and Human Services
Wham Building, Room 115 – Mail Code 4624
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
625 Wham Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans 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.