Academic Advisor

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Position Details

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Job TitleACADEMIC ADVISORPosition Number8102385Job CategoryUniversity StaffJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusChicago-Water Tower CampusDepartment NameSCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORKLocation CodeSCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK (02800A)Is this split and/or fully grant funded? NoDuties and Responsibilities

Under general direction, provides academic advising to students on course selection, requirements for selected area of concentration and a wide range of issues to support student success and graduation.

Schedules and leads advising meetings for BSW students in preparation for semester registration.

Prepares advising templates for new academic programs within the degree program, and consults with Assistant Director for Academic Advising.

Coach students, as needed to create success plans, set goals, and share resources to reach academic goals

Provides resources and advising plans for students experiencing personal or academic difficulties in the program.

Coordinates programming for student orientations and undergrad events.

Works with the Assistant Director of Advising for supporting students on probation or struggling in other areas;

Provides walk-in Advising opportunities for students at Lake Shore campus

Collaborates with First & Second Year Advising unit for seamless transition into major.

Coordinates and facilitates BSW related events

Reviews and updates BSW forms, handbook, and webpage as needed

Prepare graduation audits for BSW students

Assists with Student Affairs events for School of Social Work, including convocation, commencement, orientation, Career Fair, etc.

Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Master’s degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field required and one to two years of related experience.


Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations to various groups, both internal and external to the SSW; Possess excellent interpersonal, customer relations and team development skills, including cultural humility, conflict management, strength-based and solution-focused problem solving skills.



Computer Skills

Proficient computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel and other advising related software. Adept of e-mail and other office automation systems. Proficiency with academic enterprise software recommended.

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNoRequired operation of university owned vehiclesNoDoes this position require direct animal or patient contact? NoPhysical DemandsNoneWorking ConditionsNoneOpen Date07/17/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of a Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a minimum of one year of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have work experience in the higher education setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • LUC Careers Public Posting
    • LUC Internal Posting
    • Personal Referral
    • Indeed
    • Agency Referral
    • Other
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 7/19/2019
    Application Due: 8/6/2019
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