College of Applied
Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The College of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) at the University
of Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public
engagement focusing on health and wellness across the
lifespan. AHS’ research, teaching, and service programs seek
to improve the quality of life of people of all ages and cultures,
promote the development of healthy communities, and help people
with disabilities live full and independent lives. AHS has
nationally recognized units in their fields, and is home to the
Departments of Kinesiology and Community Health; Recreation, Sport
and Tourism; and Speech and Hearing Science. One of the college’s
top priorities is to provide strong academic advising services to
its undergraduate students. AHS is looking for a dynamic individual
to advise undergraduate students interested and enrolled in the
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Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran
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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide one-on-one advising and career counseling to degree
majors and monitor progress toward degrees.
Co-teach the Kinesiology orientation course(s) for new
Welcome and advise new students during summer registration
program, including transfer students and assisting with course
Assist with the promotion of the Kinesiology major and provide
support for student communication including print and web-based
Collaborate with college-based student programs such as I-LEAP,
James Scholar, and AHS Student Council.
Assist with college-wide and departmental student events and
Coordinate, support and evaluate students throughout the
intercollegiate transfer process (in-campus transfer process).
Serve on campus-wide, college, and departmental committees.
Perform other related duties that further the mission of the
POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Required: Master's degree in a
health-related field, education, counseling, or higher education
At least one year of experience with academic advising,
career counseling, or student support services.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Required: Ability to work effectively across
academic disciplines and as part of an advising team.
commitment to program initiatives.
Preferred: Experience working with
students in a health-related field or academic setting.
An understanding of the needs and concerns of college
students and a passion for working with them.
Demonstrated strengths include experience in public speaking,
strong writing ability and organizational
Significant intercultural skills and experience working with
Normal office environment.
May include some movement between
Competitive and commensurate with qualifications and
Appointment Status and Start Date
This is a full-time (100%), 12 month Academic Professional
appointment. The proposed start is as soon as possible after
the closing date.
To ensure full consideration, application materials must be
received by December 21, 2021. Please complete your candidate
http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume and
the names, address, phone numbers and email addresses of three
professional references. The University of Illinois conducts
criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of
a contingent offer.
University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required
to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to
receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek
approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks
on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Convictions are not a bar to employment.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected
for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or
sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former
employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual
harassment. For more information, visit Policy
on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.
For more information about this position, applicants may contact
AHS HR at email@example.com.
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