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Honors Academic Advising and Program Specialist (Job ID #126400)

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Honors College


University of Illinois at Chicago

Date Posted:

Dec 19 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

January 13, 2020

Position Description

The Honors College at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks highly qualified and motivated candidates for the position of Honors Academic Advising and Program Specialist. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean, the Honors Academic Advising and Program Specialist is a full-time 12-month academic professional position.


Teach Honors development classes, provide direct instructional support and academic/career planning and counseling to Honors Students. Guide Honors College students with the development of their academic and life goals, to ensure their success in completion of their baccalaureate degrees and in preparations of their post baccalaureate education and/or employment search.
Practice holistic advising involving expertise in
(a) academic advising theories and student development theories,
(b) all program requirements in all UIC degree-granting colleges,
(c) specific knowledge of UIC Honors requirements and programs and national Honors best practices. Independently develops and implements Honors academic and student affairs programs, involving outreach to internal and external constituencies including alumni, high schools, and community agencies. Other duties as assigned.

Application Process

For fullest consideration, submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three references online at by January 13, 2020.

Institution Information

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

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree required. Two to five years of professional academic experience in advising students; working knowledge of all UIC undergraduate programs or comparable experience at another institution of higher learning; excellent communication and interpersonal skills; excellent independent judgement and decision-making skills as a complement to the skills listed above.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree strongly preferred.