Job Positions

Graduate Adviser

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Department of Aerospace Engineering


University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Date Posted:

Nov 18 2022 3:32PM

Close Date:

Dec 5 2022

Position Description

The Department of Aerospace Engineering in The Grainger College of Engineering seeks applicants for a Graduate Adviser position. This position is responsible for supporting the administrative, advising, recruiting, and admissions operations of the department's graduate programs.


Program administration and advising, student placement, program admissions, special projects, and other related duties as assigned to further the mission of the department. For more information, please visit

Application Process

Apply Here: Please upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. Applications must be received by 6:00 pm on December 5, 2022. For further information about this specific position, please contact Christine Gipson ( For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

Institution Information

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters ( to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify (

Additional Information

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Contact Information

Christine Gipson (


Required Qualifications


Bachelor’s Degree. Two years of experience providing student support in a private, public or academic environment. Demonstrated project management and customer service skills. Experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Experience working independently, and as part of a team, while meeting multiple deadlines. In-depth knowledge of campus and department academic and personnel policies and the ability to assess the teaching and research needs of the department. Proven track record of customer services with particular emphasis on interactions with faculty and graduate students and must be results-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills. Ability to organize, prioritize, and manage diverse activities. Strong, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with graduate student academic records and registration, electronic records systems (SCT Banner).