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ACADEMIC ADVISOR

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Loyola University Chicago
1032 W. Sheridan Rd.
Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Description

- Cares for our students through individual and group academic advising sessions imparting a working knowledge of degree requirements and opportunities to develop students achieve their academic, career, and life goals.
- Assists, challenges and supports students in identifying and clarifying academic, career and life goals and offers appropriate motivation and encouragement.
- Serves as a proactive and constructive player within an advising team dedicated to student success.
- Accurately and efficiently communicates remaining degree requirements (Core, School and major requirements) for a timely graduation using online and off-line resources.
- Understands, conveys and implements academic policies, procedures and protocols to students, parents, faculty, and other stakeholders, while upholding FERPA requirements and the highest ethical standards.
- Assists students in resolving administrative issues related to their academic records and assists with the various duties related to registration issues.
- Maintains and updates student records, such as meeting notes, records relating to degree progress, correspondence and other documentation when appropriate.
- Identifies, monitors and provides guidance to students on probation. Makes probation and dismissal recommendations.
- Refers students directly to appropriate campus and off-campus resources to support their academic success.
- Assists with retention initiatives on a departmental and inter-departmental level.
- Performs other duties as required.

Requirements

-Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field required and one to two years of related experience.
- Flexibility and adaptability to a fast paced, changing environment where responsibilities and duties may frequently change.
- Ability to work effectively with students, parents, peers, faculty, and deans.
- Highly developed interpersonal, communication skills.
- Ability to readily provide empathic, compassionate, consistent, accurate, developmental, student-focused and honest advising.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Demonstrated ability to work constructively in teams and independently.
- Ability to work efficiently in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
- A commitment to academic excellence, social justice and service, values-based leadership, global awareness and diversity.
- Ability to embrace, promote, and articulate the University's Jesuit Catholic identity.
- Ability to work effectively with undergraduate students in a holistic manner with an enthusiasm for providing student-centered services in the Ignatian tradition.
-Willingness and ability to work some weekend and evening hours.

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