Academic Advisor

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Position Details

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Job TitleACADEMIC ADVISORPosition Number8102386Job CategoryUniversity StaffJob TypeFull-TimeFLSA StatusExemptCampusChicago-Water Tower CampusDepartment NameSCHOOL OF BUSINESSLocation CodeSCHOOL OF BUSINESS (02200A)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. Requires complete understanding of Quinlan School of Business curriculum requirements including knowledge of all majors or minors.

Monday through Friday, 8:30 to 5:00; some evening and weekend hours required

•Provides academic advising for junior and senior Quinlan School of Business students
•Assists incoming first year and transfer students through orientation programming
•Assists students in developing a meaningful academic and co-curricular plan within the Jesuit tradition.
•Assists students with meeting conditions of academic performance for students on academic probation
•Advises students via phone, e-mail, walk-in and scheduled appointments.
•Maintains accurate records using various software.
•Develops advising resources promoting student success and retention in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.
•Communicates degree requirements, academic policies (including FERPA) to students, parents and faculty.
•Completes graduation audits and monitors caseload of students as they progress toward graduation; assists with commencement ceremony
•Meets with prospective students and their families as arranged by Office for Undergraduate Admissions
•Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Master’s degree in Higher Education, Counseling or related field required and one to two years of related experience.


Experience advising or counseling college students, excellent interpersonal skills,

Strong attention to detail, ability to learn and utilize software systems that assist with academic advising, able to manage large caseload of students, ability to work in team environment.



Computer Skills

Computer literacy in the Microsoft suite, SIS (People Soft), Access, Excel, e-mail, and other university software.

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesNoRequired operation of university owned vehiclesNoDoes this position require direct animal or patient contact? NoPhysical DemandsNoneWorking ConditionsNoneOpen Date08/30/2019Close DateSpecial Instructions to ApplicantsQuick Link for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs administration, college student development, or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of one to two years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 9/4/2019
    Application Due: 9/22/2019
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