Program/Student Advisor

Northeastern Illinois University - Chicago, IL


Program/Student Advisor
Business Program Advising/College of Business and Management (COBM)

Bachelor's degree
Minimum of 1 year in higher education advising, coaching, tutoring, or mentoring students, both one-on-one counseling role and in group settings
Demonstrated work experience and ability to present information to groups and/or facilitate workshops
(This position requires a background check.)

Departmental Preferences:
Degree in business program

Under direction of the College's Advising and Outreach Coordinator, the Program/Student Advisor serves as mentor/coach to COBM undergraduate students, focusing primarily on students below 60 credit hours (i.e. freshmen and sophomores). Paying special attention to early alert warning systems, the advisor works closely with university resources to ensure a higher retention of at-risk students. Also assists with on an off campus recruiting activities.

$20.00 per hour

Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Some evenings/weekends required, when applicable
(Hours may vary depending on departmental needs)


To apply:
In order to be considered for employment by Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU), you must submit the following:

Employment Application (Original initials and signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic initials and signatures are not acceptable.)
Statement of Annuitant Status (Original signatures are required for each position applied. Electronic signatures are not acceptable.)
Cover letter
Official transcript(s)
You can obtain an Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status form in the Office of Human Resources, Bernard Office Building (BOB), 5555 N. Bernard, Chicago, IL 60625, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. You may also download and print a copy of the Employment Application and Statement of Annuitant Status Form. You must complete, sign and date the application and annuitant form and submit them along with official transcripts, resume and cover letter to the Office of Human Resources by the application deadline. A new application and annuitant form are required for each position applied.

If you have any questions, please call the Office of Human Resources at 773-442-5200, or email us at Please visit the State Universities Civil Service System website at for general information. NEIU Employment Services reserves the right not to consider any application on the basis of incomplete information/documents, delay in submission, and disqualifications under the rules of State Universities Civil Service System. Employment Services, however, assures that your application will be duly reviewed on the basis of the classification(s) in which you qualify and, accordingly, will inform you of their decision.

Application Deadline:
A current employment application, statement of annuitant status form, cover letter, resume, and official transcript(s) must be submitted by the close of business 11/12/19.

Northeastern Illinois University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and invites applications from Women, Minorities, Veterans and Persons with Disabilities, as well as Other Qualified Individuals. Northeastern Illinois University positions are contingent upon the University's receipt of its State of Illinois appropriation.