Academic and Career Success Guide

  • Governors State University
  • 1 University Pkwy, University Park, IL 60484
  • May 19, 2020
Full time   Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt. Advising/Counseling/Support Careers Services & Placement

Job Description

The Center for the Junior Year (CJY) at Governors State University (University Park, IL) invites applications to serve the university community as an Academic and Career Success Guide.

We seek an individual who can assist students as they explore fields of study and matriculate into a major. We seek one that can help students understand alternative pathways (majors, co-curricular, hidden pathways) to find their passion that will lead to a career.

This role will also help students understand early, mid, and late-career positions for desired career fields. The Academic and Career Success Guide will work closely with the CJY Director and Faculty in Residence Coordinators to plan and develop major and career exploration seminars both at GSU and at partner community colleges.

The Center for the Junior Year is an innovative office with the purpose to be the place that empowers students to overcome their barriers to degree completion. The Center serves a wide array of needs for GSU students including major and career exploration, peer mentoring, scholarship and experiential learning search assistance, and student ombudsperson assistance amongst other needs. Our faculty coordinators and staff are dedicated to advancing the teaching, research, and service missions of the university.

Starting Salary Range: $33,169.50 to $44,000.00. (This is a non-negotiated position. Salary starts at the base and is determined based on Education and Experience exceeding the minimum qualifications).

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