Interim Advising Specialist, Project Success

Northeastern offers a rewarding working environment for our students and employees. Our faculty and staff are smart, dedicated people who
work to create an excellent urban university experience for bright and motivated students.

Job Summary:

The Academic
Support Professional/Academic Advisor reports to the Director of Project Success, who reports to the Associate VP of Student Success and
Retention. The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor is responsible for providing a variety of services to meet the academic,
career, and personal development needs of program participants consistent with the mission and vision of the program. The Academic Support
Professional/Academic Advisor plans and manages caseload advisement, career exploration, and other program services; facilitates intrusive
and probationary advisement practices; conducts assessment activities and writes related reports; fosters decision-making, intellectual
growth, self-confidence, leadership skills and responds to student transition, academic development and retention; guides, coaches and meets
regularly with students every semester; assists with the recruitment, admissions, orientation, registration, Early Alert process, the Summer
Transition program; and teaches program seminar(s). Flexibility is required as program services and activities require weekday evening hours
and occasional weekends.

Job Description:

The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor reports to the Director of
Project Success, who reports to the Associate VP of Student Success and Retention. The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor is
responsible for providing a variety of services to meet the academic, career, and personal development needs of program participants
consistent with the mission and vision of the program. The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor plans and manages caseload
advisement, career exploration, and other program services; facilitates intrusive and probationary advisement practices; conducts assessment
activities and writes related reports; fosters decision-making, intellectual growth, self-confidence, leadership skills and responds to
student transition, academic development and retention; guides, coaches and meets regularly with students every semester; assists with the
recruitment, admissions, orientation, registration, Early Alert process, the Summer Transition program; and teaches program seminar(s).
Flexibility is required as program services and activities require weekday evening hours and occasional weekends. 

Minimal
Qualifications:

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide academic, personal and career advisement to first-year and continuing
    program participants. 

  • Assist program students in planning a course of study and selecting a major that is consistent with
    their academic strengths and appropriate to their educational and personal goals. 

  • Provide program students with accurate
    information regarding educational options, degree requirements and academic policies and procedures, and program and University
    resources. 

  • Teach required seminar course(s) for program participants. 

  • Provide appropriate referral and
    follow-up for program participants within the University community and external organizations. 

  • Monitor the academic progress
    of program participants and maintain accurate student records. 

  • Assist with targeted recruitment, admissions, orientation,
    registration, and the Summer Transition Program (STP). 

  • Assist in the development and facilitation of retention-focused
    programs for program participants and effectively utilize social networking to engage students. 

  • Participate in staff
    development opportunities, such as workshops, professional associations, and conferences. 

  • Participate in assessment
    activities, including data collection and interpretation in support of program objectives. 

  • Submit all required reports (i.e.
    annual report) concerning the assessment of program goals. 

  • Stay current with relevant research and pedagogy for
    underprepared students/services and contribute to the body of literature. 

  • Serve on University committees/task forces and
    represent the program at on-campus and community events. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Project
    Success. 

Minimal Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field
required. Three years of experience in college or university advisement and/or counseling. Experience related to caseload management,
teaching, orientation and registration, program event planning and career exploration. An in-depth understanding and experience with the
educational, economic and cultural needs of African-American urban students transitioning into college is a must. Exceptional verbal,
written communication, coaching, computer proficiency and multi- tasking skills are needed. Experience in an urban college or university is
preferred. 

(Position requires a background check)

Salary: $60, 000

Benefits: Comprehensive
benefits package including health, dental, and vision benefits, sick and vacation days, and participation in the State Universities
Retirement System. This is a full-time, continuing position.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (able to work on
occasional evenings or weekends as needed.)

Note: Copies of unofficial transcripts are accepted; however, official transcripts
for all earned degrees will be required of candidates selected for final interviews.

Northeastern Illinois University is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as
well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University’s positions are contingent upon the University’s receipt of its State
of Illinois appropriation.

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Northeastern offers a rewarding working environment for our students and employees. Our faculty and staff are smart, dedicated people who
work to create an excellent urban university experience for bright and motivated students.

Job Summary:

The Academic
Support Professional/Academic Advisor reports to the Director of Project Success, who reports to the Associate VP of Student Success and
Retention. The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor is responsible for providing a variety of services to meet the academic,
career, and personal development needs of program participants consistent with the mission and vision of the program. The Academic Support
Professional/Academic Advisor plans and manages caseload advisement, career exploration, and other program services; facilitates intrusive
and probationary advisement practices; conducts assessment activities and writes related reports; fosters decision-making, intellectual
growth, self-confidence, leadership skills and responds to student transition, academic development and retention; guides, coaches and meets
regularly with students every semester; assists with the recruitment, admissions, orientation, registration, Early Alert process, the Summer
Transition program; and teaches program seminar(s). Flexibility is required as program services and activities require weekday evening hours
and occasional weekends.

Job Description:

The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor reports to the Director of
Project Success, who reports to the Associate VP of Student Success and Retention. The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor is
responsible for providing a variety of services to meet the academic, career, and personal development needs of program participants
consistent with the mission and vision of the program. The Academic Support Professional/Academic Advisor plans and manages caseload
advisement, career exploration, and other program services; facilitates intrusive and probationary advisement practices; conducts assessment
activities and writes related reports; fosters decision-making, intellectual growth, self-confidence, leadership skills and responds to
student transition, academic development and retention; guides, coaches and meets regularly with students every semester; assists with the
recruitment, admissions, orientation, registration, Early Alert process, the Summer Transition program; and teaches program seminar(s).
Flexibility is required as program services and activities require weekday evening hours and occasional weekends. 

Minimal
Qualifications:

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide academic, personal and career advisement to first-year and continuing
    program participants. 

  • Assist program students in planning a course of study and selecting a major that is consistent with
    their academic strengths and appropriate to their educational and personal goals. 

  • Provide program students with accurate
    information regarding educational options, degree requirements and academic policies and procedures, and program and University
    resources. 

  • Teach required seminar course(s) for program participants. 

  • Provide appropriate referral and
    follow-up for program participants within the University community and external organizations. 

  • Monitor the academic progress
    of program participants and maintain accurate student records. 

  • Assist with targeted recruitment, admissions, orientation,
    registration, and the Summer Transition Program (STP). 

  • Assist in the development and facilitation of retention-focused
    programs for program participants and effectively utilize social networking to engage students. 

  • Participate in staff
    development opportunities, such as workshops, professional associations, and conferences. 

  • Participate in assessment
    activities, including data collection and interpretation in support of program objectives. 

  • Submit all required reports (i.e.
    annual report) concerning the assessment of program goals. 

  • Stay current with relevant research and pedagogy for
    underprepared students/services and contribute to the body of literature. 

  • Serve on University committees/task forces and
    represent the program at on-campus and community events. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Project
    Success. 

Minimal Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or a related field
required. Three years of experience in college or university advisement and/or counseling. Experience related to caseload management,
teaching, orientation and registration, program event planning and career exploration. An in-depth understanding and experience with the
educational, economic and cultural needs of African-American urban students transitioning into college is a must. Exceptional verbal,
written communication, coaching, computer proficiency and multi- tasking skills are needed. Experience in an urban college or university is
preferred. 

(Position requires a background check)

Salary: $60, 000

Benefits: Comprehensive
benefits package including health, dental, and vision benefits, sick and vacation days, and participation in the State Universities
Retirement System. This is a full-time, continuing position.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (able to work on
occasional evenings or weekends as needed.)

Note: Copies of unofficial transcripts are accepted; however, official transcripts
for all earned degrees will be required of candidates selected for final interviews.

Northeastern Illinois University is an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as
well as other qualified individuals. Northeastern Illinois University’s positions are contingent upon the University’s receipt of its State
of Illinois appropriation.

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