Visiting Illinois Advising Corps (ICAC) - 2013
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Visiting Illinois Advising Corps (ICAC) - 2013

Job Category:
Academic Professional Visiting

Description:
University of Illinois
Office of Business and Financial Services
Illinois College Advising Corps Program
Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana Campuses

The University of Illinois is seeking qualified candidates for a Visiting Illinois College Advising Corps position in University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations (USFSCO Applicants must be recent graduates of one of the three University of Illinois campuses with a bachelor’s degree awarded in either Summer 2012, December 2012 or May 2013 . These positions are primarily responsible to advise and work alongside school administrators and counselors to assist students with admission, financial aid, and scholarship applications. The Illinois College Advising Corps seeks to help more Illinois high school students attend college or other postsecondary training. Other duties and responsibilities include:

Duties:
Participate in a six-week local intensive training, and a one week national training program held to train students on admission, financial aid, diversity and counseling.
Organize college campus visits and field trips for high school students to experience campus life to Colleges and Universities throughout Illinois
Advisers will work 5 days/40 hours a week (except for holidays). Excused absences must be cleared with supervisor.
Advisers will work closely with guidance staff and other administrators in the school
Facilitate college success/retention and essay workshops and informational material for host high school seniors.
Collect data on students in host high school for analysis and reporting.
Responsible for coordinating publicity and outreach in the school, ensuring that students are aware of possible opportunities involving college admission and financial aid; provide information through presentations, website, brochures, and other various forms of communication.
Prepare reports on college enrollment yield and effectiveness of Illinois College Advising Corps program strategies at host high school.
Encourage students to enroll in advanced placement and college prep courses if academically prepared
Host college fairs and info sessions for students
Assist with facilitation of SAT/ACT prep workshops
Assist students with scholarship resources outside of university and government funding.
Assist guidance staff in conducting career surveys
Work with teachers in informing and writing successful recommendation letters for students.
Advise students on a one-to-one basis regarding their postsecondary plans; hold open office hours as well as schedule appointments.
Review all college application materials and assist with writing of personal statements, as well as assisting with the FAFSA and CSS Financial Aid forms
Create presentations for outreach to parents and meet with any parents on an individual/as needed basis.
Visit middle schools and elementary schools to begin early awareness programs for college enrollment
Participate in extracurricular activities in the school/community in an effort to build relationships with students and parents.
Collaborate with teachers and administrators in order to implement college preparation programs and events within the school.
Weekly reporting and all University office compliance activities

Qualifications:
Candidates must be recent graduates of one of the three University of Illinois campuses with a bachelor’s degree awarded in either Summer 2012, December 2012 or May 2013 . Advisers will serve for the 2013/2014 school year with option of renewing for a second year dependent on funding. Other required qualifications include: strong verbal and written communications skills to effectively present information and respond to students and others seeking guidance and/or clarification about issues related to college entrance procedures; creativity in independently exercising good judgment and discretion; excellent problem-solving skills; demonstrated teamwork skills to address/resolve difficult, complex issues/problems; effective multi-tasking capability that promotes quality work while meeting stringent deadlines; and proficiency with Microsoft computer programs/applications (including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer).

All positions are full-time, beginning July 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014 . Comprehensive background checks, which may include but not limited to criminal conviction information check, may be conducted by the host high school. For more information on the program, please go to http://icac.uillinois.edu/become-adviser/ .

To apply , candidates must apply and submit a cover letter describing: your interest in in the position; what will make you an effective advisor; how you believe this experience will benefit you both personally and professionally, a writing sample , two letters of recommendation , resume , and a list of three professional references by March 30, 2013 at http://uajobs.hr.uillinois.edu/ . Applicants not providing all required materials will not be considered.

University of Illinois
Employee Relations and Human Resources
809 S. Marshfield Ave M/C 078
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-5130
Job description: http://www.obfs.uillinois.edu/jobs/

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. University Administration welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Close Date:
03/30/2013

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Title:
Visiting Illinois Advising Corps (ICAC) - 2013

Job Category:
Academic Professional Visiting

Description:
University of Illinois
Office of Business and Financial Services
Illinois College Advising Corps Program
Chicago, Springfield, and Urbana Campuses

The University of Illinois is seeking qualified candidates for a Visiting Illinois College Advising Corps position in University Student Financial Services and Cashier Operations (USFSCO Applicants must be recent graduates of one of the three University of Illinois campuses with a bachelor’s degree awarded in either Summer 2012, December 2012 or May 2013 . These positions are primarily responsible to advise and work alongside school administrators and counselors to assist students with admission, financial aid, and scholarship applications. The Illinois College Advising Corps seeks to help more Illinois high school students attend college or other postsecondary training. Other duties and responsibilities include:

Duties:
Participate in a six-week local intensive training, and a one week national training program held to train students on admission, financial aid, diversity and counseling.
Organize college campus visits and field trips for high school students to experience campus life to Colleges and Universities throughout Illinois
Advisers will work 5 days/40 hours a week (except for holidays). Excused absences must be cleared with supervisor.
Advisers will work closely with guidance staff and other administrators in the school
Facilitate college success/retention and essay workshops and informational material for host high school seniors.
Collect data on students in host high school for analysis and reporting.
Responsible for coordinating publicity and outreach in the school, ensuring that students are aware of possible opportunities involving college admission and financial aid; provide information through presentations, website, brochures, and other various forms of communication.
Prepare reports on college enrollment yield and effectiveness of Illinois College Advising Corps program strategies at host high school.
Encourage students to enroll in advanced placement and college prep courses if academically prepared
Host college fairs and info sessions for students
Assist with facilitation of SAT/ACT prep workshops
Assist students with scholarship resources outside of university and government funding.
Assist guidance staff in conducting career surveys
Work with teachers in informing and writing successful recommendation letters for students.
Advise students on a one-to-one basis regarding their postsecondary plans; hold open office hours as well as schedule appointments.
Review all college application materials and assist with writing of personal statements, as well as assisting with the FAFSA and CSS Financial Aid forms
Create presentations for outreach to parents and meet with any parents on an individual/as needed basis.
Visit middle schools and elementary schools to begin early awareness programs for college enrollment
Participate in extracurricular activities in the school/community in an effort to build relationships with students and parents.
Collaborate with teachers and administrators in order to implement college preparation programs and events within the school.
Weekly reporting and all University office compliance activities

Qualifications:
Candidates must be recent graduates of one of the three University of Illinois campuses with a bachelor’s degree awarded in either Summer 2012, December 2012 or May 2013 . Advisers will serve for the 2013/2014 school year with option of renewing for a second year dependent on funding. Other required qualifications include: strong verbal and written communications skills to effectively present information and respond to students and others seeking guidance and/or clarification about issues related to college entrance procedures; creativity in independently exercising good judgment and discretion; excellent problem-solving skills; demonstrated teamwork skills to address/resolve difficult, complex issues/problems; effective multi-tasking capability that promotes quality work while meeting stringent deadlines; and proficiency with Microsoft computer programs/applications (including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, and Internet Explorer).

All positions are full-time, beginning July 1, 2013 through May 31, 2014 . Comprehensive background checks, which may include but not limited to criminal conviction information check, may be conducted by the host high school. For more information on the program, please go to http://icac.uillinois.edu/become-adviser/ .

To apply , candidates must apply and submit a cover letter describing: your interest in in the position; what will make you an effective advisor; how you believe this experience will benefit you both personally and professionally, a writing sample , two letters of recommendation , resume , and a list of three professional references by March 30, 2013 at http://uajobs.hr.uillinois.edu/ . Applicants not providing all required materials will not be considered.

University of Illinois
Employee Relations and Human Resources
809 S. Marshfield Ave M/C 078
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: (312) 996-5130
Job description: http://www.obfs.uillinois.edu/jobs/

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. University Administration welcomes applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.

Close Date:
03/30/2013

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108 Henry Administration Bldg, Urbana, IL 61801 | Contact | InfoSource@uillinois.edu

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