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Undergraduate Advisor - CCET & FCB

Bradley University

Bradley University

Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Employment Parameters: Professional staff; full-time, 12-months

The Caterpillar College of Engineering and Technology and the Foster College of Business at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, invites applications for an Undergraduate Student Academic Advisor. The qualified applicant will demonstrate the ability to work effectively with individuals of varying backgrounds, abilities, outlooks, ages, and nationalities while demonstrating knowledge, skills, and abilities to function autonomously as an academic advisor for relevant programs.

Examples of Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Advise students about content and structure of engineering programs including graduation and/or transfer requirements for a particular program of study.
  • Assist students in developing educational goals, course planning, and registration processes; track academic progress of students through a monitoring process.
  • Participate in on and off campus events promoting Bradley University, and assist with orientation programs.
  • Work with students on career and personal counseling needs.
  • Use computer-based systems proficiently to maintain administrative documents and confidential student records.
  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement for academic advising purposes.
  • Participate in individual and team professional development and remain current with technology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidates must be able to work legally in the United States. No relocation package or visa sponsorship is available.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant work experience in academic advisement, or another relevant area of Higher Education.

Must have the mental and physical capability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Work is performed in a typical office environment with little exposure to outdoor temperatures or dirt or dust. Working conditions are typically moderately quiet.

Qualified applicants must submit a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position and a resume. At least three professional references will be requested during the interview. Please upload cover letter and resume at the time of initial application.

Application materials will not be accepted through third party web sites. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

Employment with Bradley University is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Bradley University is a top-ranked, prestigious, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the opportunities, choices and resources of a larger university and the personal attention and exceptional learning experience of a smaller university. Bradley offers a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate academic programs in business, communications, education, engineering, fine arts, health sciences, liberal arts and sciences, and technology. The University is located on an 85-acre campus in Peoria, the largest metropolitan area in Central Illinois.

Bradley University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff are committed to attracting qualified candidates from underrepresented groups.