POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics
Position Vacancy: Academic Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator
WE TRANSFORM LIVES. Everything we do is designed to improve the quality of life of the people in the state of Illinois, across the nation, and around the world. We discover, develop, translate, and disseminate knowledge to address societal concerns and train the next generation of experts and leaders in a way that empowers them to expand the boundaries of science to higher levels of understanding and influence.
The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE) is comprised of world-renowned faculty whose research and outreach programs influence national and international policymaking on issues ranging from how producers, consumers, and agribusinesses manage risk and adapt to climate change to the impacts of new technologies, environmental regulations, federal laws on profitability and human well-being.
This position is a part of a 4-person team working to provide services to over 700 students in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics (ACE). Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and bring unique interests that create a rich academic environment. With a heavy focus on experiential learning, students work closely with their advisors in ACE to identify and pursue myriad opportunities in the department and on campus which allow them to develop personally, academically, and professionally. In addition to advising duties, this position will work closely with the vibrant College of ACES marketing and recruitment teams to craft and promote the department across our stakeholder groups. Our unit promotes lifelong learning and encourages our advising team to join pursue development opportunities that will enrich their professional lives and bring new ideas and perspectives to our team.
Be a part of our story.
The Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics seeks candidates who will advise undergraduate students with regard to issues including curriculum requirements, course selection, registration and post-college plans; lead undergraduate recruitment program for the department; manage branding strategy and marketing plans for the department; teach professional development courses and support student organizations related to subjects of emphasis. Specific responsibilities are detailed below.
Student Organizations Support
Education Required: Bachelor's degree in agricultural economics, economics, communications or related field
Education Preferred: Master's degree in agricultural economics, economics, communications or related field
Experience Required: Experience in organizing and managing program activities and experience in preparing organizational communications
Salary and Appointment Details:
Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a 100%, full time, 12-month professional position. The start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search.
To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 28, 2022. To apply, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu/ and upload a cover letter, a resume, and names and contact information for three references.
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