DEPAUL UNIVERSITY Academic Advisor in Chicago, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: *DePaul University*DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.*Job Title* Academic Advisor*Job ID* 3066*Location* Lincoln Park Campus*Full/Part Time* Full-Time*Regular/Temporary* RegularMulticultural Statement_At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us._General SummaryThe Academic Advisor will advise an assigned caseload of students at the undergraduate and graduate levels from the point of inquiry through graduation and/or licensure. This process of advising includes quarterly academic advising, informing students of institutional, program, and licensure requirements, maintaining student records, documenting student contact, communication with students in both written and oral forms, and in general responding to the immediate and long-term academic needs of students. Must be able to establish and maintain ongoing positive working relationships with all COE faculty, department chairs, staff, and students. The Academic Advisor will be assigned certain focused student advising tasks, but will also be expected to respond to a wide variety of projects and needs as they may arise in the College of Education.Responsibilities & DutiesProvide academic advising and administrative services to Education students on institutional, program, and state requirements including curriculum review, licensure requirements, policies and procedures, and referrals as appropriate.Conduct degree audits for individual caseload of students and provide information regarding the application for graduation and degree conferral.Update student academic records (i.e. transcripts, course substitutions, course articulation, pass/fail grade change, independent study, etc.).Assist with services related to new student advising including orientations.Participation in meetings/events held by the College of Education, the University, and external meeting events as articulated by the Director of Advising and special projects as assigned.Perform other duties as assigned.Education & ExperienceBachelor's degree or equivalent experience.Three or more years experience in higher education and academic advising.Capacity to work well in an urban academic community.Proven experience working with culturally diverse populations.Preferred RequirementsMaster's degree in student affairs, higher education administration, counseling, or education.Other Skills & Abilities ReqdKnowledge of teacher licensure process, state program, and state program approval regulations, and teacher preparation programs.Knowledge of Illinois State Board of Education licensure requirements.Knowledge of graduate and undergraduate program requirements.Knowledge of the best practices in the field of Academic Advising.Demonstrated competency in using technology utilized by DePaul University and the School of Education.Excellent communication skills: oral, written, listening.Excellent organization skills.Proven experience in managing multiple projects and tasks.Ability to function in a fast-paced, diverse environment with numerous interruptions.Ability to respond to student concerns and needs professionally.Demonstrated workplace professionalism and the ability to maintain confidentiality.Ability to work well with students, faculty, and other staff, in both a team and individual setting.Ability to write letters, handbooks and other forms of informational materials.Other AttachmentsYou may upload other attachments (Transcripts, Portfolios, Writing samples) in the "My Activities" tab of your profile.Additional Information*Salary & Benefits Package:*DePaul offers a comprehensive package including competitive pay and benefits to attract and retain the best talent in order to further the University's mission. For more information, please visit the following pages:Full Benefits( Benefits(*Required Background Check:*Employment atApply Here: