Director of Advising, Outreach, and Math Placement

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Aug 04, 2020
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Advising, Outreach, and Math Placement: The Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science (MSCS) at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Advising, Outreach, and Math Placement.  This is a full-time Academic Professional Position.  This position is responsible for: Duties: Advises all MSCS majors, oversees all outreach in MSCS, supervises all aspects of math placement for incoming students, liaison to student support groups and other on campus and off campus units, processes various MSCS student forms, oversees the Emerging Scholars Program, oversee UIC Global for MSCS courses, assists supervision of summer college workshops, and oversees availability, planning and evaluation for MSCS courses.  Qualifications: A Masters Degree or Ph.D. in Education, Communications, Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science, Sociology, Business Administration, or related field required.  A minimum of two years advising experience required.  Possess professional and administrative knowledge of academic advising through the application of related procedures, principles, theories and concepts.  Ability to develop financially sound business plans, establish budgets and manage financial assets and resources within budget parameters.  Strong communications skills (listening, verbal, written).  Demonstrated analytical & research skills.  Ability to work cooperatively with others in the accomplishment of joint tasks and common objectives.  Flexibility/adaptability/managing multiple priorities.  Computer and technical literacy proficiency.  Proven interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence.  Applications should include a cover letter and vita.  For fullest consideration, please complete the online application including the name and email addresses of three references and upload a cover letter and resume by August 21, 2020 by going to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=134603&job=director-of-advising-outreach-and-math-placement-department-of-mathematics-statistics-computer-science  Final authorization of this position is subject to the availability of state funding.  The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.  We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.  The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.