Job Positions

Academic Advisor, Student Services -College of Business (Job ID #117970)

Categories: Not Region Specific


Student Services


University of Illinois at Chicago

Date Posted:

Jul 15 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:


Position Description

The University of Illinois at Chicago in the College of Business Administration is seeking a full-time Academic Advisor(s). The Academic Advisor serves as the primary point of contract for UIC Business students seeking academic and student services. Academic Advisors assist students in developing an academic plan to achieve their goals including providing information on majors, minor, and certificates; course selection; and other academic options such as study abroad. The Academic Advisor also assists students in identifying and connecting with other support services including tutoring and academic support, counseling, and co-curricular activities.


  • Provide academic advising support to business students at all levels including assistance with course selection, identification of individual barriers to student success, and working with students to develop effective strategies and plans to achieve their academic and professional goals
  • Implement projects designed to achieve student service goals such as new student orientation, coordination of tutoring services, assisting with student recruitment, scholarship selection, and outreach to faculty
  • Collaborate with other academic advisors, career advisors, faculty and leadership to identify potential barriers to student achievement and participate in the development of strategies to address these barriers
  • Serve on unit, college, and campus committees as necessary
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned

Application Process

For fullest consideration, all applicants must apply via UIC's Job Board:

Institution Information

The University of Illinois at Chicago, with over 30,000 students, is the largest university in one of the world's most vibrant cities. The university was formed in 1982 by the consolidation of two University of Illinois campuses -the Medical Center campus, which dates back to the 19th century and the comprehensive Chicago Circle campus which opened in 1965. Over the past 6 years, the College of Business Administration has experienced significant growth in student enrollment.

Additional Information

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Contact Information

All applicants must apply via the UIC Job Board. Link provided.


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; in Business preferred. A minimum of one year of professional work experience required; in university student services preferred Strong business acumen, along with presentation, interpersonal, management, communication and analytical skills Knowledge of business curricula and student development theory preferred Project management skills, including the ability to prioritize effectively Ability to handle a high volume of work, execute multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities and meet deadlines Ability and willingness to travel; some evening and weekend hours required