Academic Advisor

Chicago, IL
Jan 16, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Summary: Roosevelt University seeks an Academic Advisor to meet with students and prospective students and provide accurate, current curricular information on undergraduate programs; assist in short-term and long-term academic program planning; refer students to other support services / units on campus; provide assistance with program changes (class drops and adds and major changes), and career plans; assist in recruitment and retention efforts which progresses our students toward graduation. This is a full-time, exempt position located on the Chicago campus. This position reports to the Senior Director of Student Progress. Some evening and weekend hours required.

Minimum Qualifications: Please refer to knowledge, skills, and abilities required.

Job Type: Full-Time

Working Hours:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: A bachelor's degree. A minimum of 1 year of experience in a college environment working with student development, academic advising theory, and knowledge of student support services available to college students. Ability to use computerized student information systems and personal computing software. Proven ability to perform assigned administrative duties focused on supporting our advising, recruitment, and retention efforts. Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships. Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying Roosevelt's core values, mission, and vision in every aspect of the role working with students, faculty, staff, and visitors. A positive and professional demeanor is a must. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications: Masters degree preferred and 1 year of experience. Familiarity with Ellucian/Banner preferred.

Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.

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