• Academic Advisor II - Remote Opportunity

    Posted: 10/15/2023

    635445 - Online Services & Ed Outreach

    About the Office of Online Services and Educational Outreach

    In pursuit of SIUE’s mission to be a community that is dedicated to expanding knowledge to shape a changing world, our office offers a variety of personal and professional development opportunities. We work across credit, certificate and non-credit programs and provide a wide array of opportunities to engage in continuing education for career enhancement or simply for enjoyment.

    We are currently seeking to fill the role of Advisor II to provide academic advising services to students in online degree programs or paths at SIUE.

    The Advisor approves the academic program of study for students, provides innovative academic guidance and assistance for students through short-term and long-term academic planning, course recommendations based on the academic program of study, and appropriate solutions for enhancing student academic progress.

    This position disseminates accurate, current curricular information about online academic programs, including major and minor requirements, transfer credit evaluation of new and continuing students, and degree audits for graduating students.

    The Advisor assists students in progression toward the appropriate degree by identifying options to satisfy degree requirements, including recommendations for amendments or petitions to a student's academic program of study.

    In this role, the Advisor performs administrative tasks which support advising duties and the progression of the student toward graduation, and maintains and manages appropriate academic records.

    Additional duties in support of the mission of the Office of Online Services and Educational Outreach may be assigned.

    Benefits Package

    SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time employees (50% or more receive benefits accrued at percentage of appointment) including:

    *University tuition waivers (full-time receive 100% waiver of tuition)
    *Life insurance;
    *SURS retirement plan;
    *Supplemental retirement savings plans;
    *Paid vacation and sick leave accrual;
    *Generous holiday schedule/paid holidays;
    *WorkLife programs;
    *Employee Assistance Program (mental health and wellness);
    *Employee discounts (local and national retailers);
    *Flexible Spending Account Program;

    For more about our benefits and employee services, visit: https://www.siue.edu/human-resources/benefits    


    To Apply for this Vacancy:

    This position closes to applicants at 11:59 p.m. CST on the posting end date.  Candidates must upload and attach the following documentation to their application package in SIUE’s HireTouch system:

    -Cover Letter
    -Unofficial academic transcripts, including those for SIUE. All candidates must provide transcripts for educational qualification verification and/or course work assessment
    -List of at least three professional references with current contact information


    When uploading your required documents, please ensure you attach them to the correct position using the drop-down box to label.  Failure to follow this step may keep Hiring Managers from reviewing your materials.  Please be sure to complete updated 2023 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed).  Incomplete application packages will result in a delay of review and/or non-review.  Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.  NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may incur union dues.


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    SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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    A Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Academic Program within the College of Arts and Sciences, or closely related field is required.

    Have a minimum of three years working full-time in the field of academic advising.

    Knowledge of college student development, academic advising theory and the college environment is required.

    Knowledge of student support services available to college students is required.

    Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and personal rapport with diverse populations is required.

    Ability to demonstrate administrative and organizational skills is required.

    Ability to use computerized student information systems, learning management systems, and Microsoft Office software is required.

    Knowledge of University policies and procedures is required.



    Preferred applicants would have experience supporting students in online courses and/or programs, the ability to demonstrate how you have assisted students with the adjustment to college-level expectations, and the competency of understanding the specific needs of adult/non-traditional students who seek to complete online degree completion programs.