POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Academic Advisors I
Associate Provost for Academic Programs
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Description of Positions: The Associate Provost for Academic Programs (APAP), Southern Illinois University Carbondale, invites applicants for five (5) full-time Academic Advisor I positions. These are 12-month, term, fiscal-basis appointments, renewable contingent on job performance and available funding. These positions assist students in gaining a basic understanding of university and college admission and degree requirements, as well as policies and processes that need to be followed/completed by the student (e.g. math placement testing, registration, applying for graduation). These positions establish relationships that focus on each student’s interests, abilities, and values so as to facilitate career decision-making during the academic advisement process. Students are taught to utilize the technologies available to develop educational plans that relates to their choice of degree program and to track compliance and progress towards degree. Advisors will report to Chief Academic Advisors from one or more of the following units: College of Applied Sciences and Arts, College of Business, College of Education, College of Engineering, and Exploratory Student Advisement.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required. Applicants must have experience within a postsecondary environment such as academic advising, mentoring, counseling undergraduate students, or closely related experience. Applicants must also have experience using basic Microsoft Office programs, as well as strong written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Applicants with experience using student information systems such as Banner, Student Success Collaborative – Campus (SSC-Campus), or SalukiNet are preferred. Additional preferred qualifications include experience with degree audit systems such as Degree Works; experience working collaboratively, cooperatively, and effectively with diverse populations; and strong oral communication skills. Bi-lingual applicants are preferred.

Effective Date of Employment: As soon as possible.

Application Deadline: Complete applications must be received by the Office of the Associate Provost for Academic Programs by close of business (4:30 p.m.) on Friday, April 20, 2018.

Application Procedure: Please submit a cover letter detailing work experiences as it relates to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications, if applicable; a resume outlining related work experience; and names and contact information (telephone numbers, mailing, and e-mail addresses) for three (3) references to:

Academic Advisor I Search Committee
c/o Angela Johnson
Office of the Associate Provost for Academic Programs
Mail Code 4305 – Anthony Hall Room 15
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1265 Lincoln Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

E-mail: ajohnson1@siu.edu

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.