The College of Architecture, Design, and the Arts at UIC seeks full-time Academic Advisors who work closely with the academic programs to provide academic, career and personal counseling to undergraduate students. Academic Advisors develop and implement academic, career and student affairs programs, provide general information for students regarding the completion of program requirements, assist students in the in the development of their academic and career interests, and provide support and encouragement to students.
- Counsel and advise students on academic, career and personal issues and develop individual academic and career goals. Identify educational and career options appropriate for each student and assist with the analysis of each option, including possible outcomes and their implications. Assist students with course selection, study abroad, university requirements, financial aid and scholarship choices.
- Process, track and report on student advising activities including advising notes, student petitions, transfer course evaluation, grade audit, probation, dismissal, graduation clearance and monitor and report on success of assigned students.
- Refer students to counseling and services provided by other campus support units.
- Teach and/or develop classes and workshops that provide transition strategies for freshmen and transfer students.
- Develop and conduct workshops on topics related to student academic success.
- Develop academic, career and student affairs programs involving outreach to internal and external constituencies including prospective and admitted students, alumni, high school and community agencies.
- Collaborate with academic partners, parents, alumni and other constituents in developing activities that strengthen student education, using a variety of student development theories and practices.
- Plan and implement orientation initiatives.
A Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts (BFA), Counseling or related field is required. A Master’s degree preferred. Strong knowledge of student development theory and academic programming desired. Working knowledge of university academic policies, federal guidelines regarding financial aid, academic records, college entrance procedures and available student resources. A minimum of 3 to 5 years experience in higher education student learning, counseling or related experience required; experience working with students of the arts preferred. Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work with diverse populations; demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to socio-ethnic and cultural communication styles.
Apply by completing an online application and uploading a resume, cover letter and the names and contact information for three references to: https://jobs.uic.edu
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
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