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UIC Global is a partnership between the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and Shorelight. The mission of the program is to immerse first-year international students (graduate and undergraduate) in the academic and cultural life of the university, help them integrate into campus life, and provide the support that increases their academic successes and likelihood of obtaining their degrees at UIC.
The Academic Coordinator provides support for the UIC Global academic team. Under the direction of academic leadership, the Academic Coordinator drives academic protocols and implementation of academic policies along with tracking key performance indicators for student success data. This role supports students with curricular requirements for their intended majors as well as utilization of academic support services on campus. The Academic Coordinator supports UIC Global and University staff to provide students with a smooth transition to their degree program. This role is responsible for accurate record keeping and supports academic leadership in scheduling, teaching, and relationship building with UIC Global. This position reports to the Managing Director.
The Academic Coordinator will work with students one on one and in small groups to share academic and curricular information so excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, and outstanding interpersonal skills with cultural sensitivity toward students and staff from diverse backgrounds is critical. He/she/they is an energetic team player who thrives in a fast-paced environment and has excellent customer service skills. Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities as well as the ability to work in a diverse environment that requires cross-cultural awareness and understanding is essential.
Academic Data Management & Integrity
To apply for this position, please visit the Shorelight Careers page to submit an application with a resume and cover letter.
Background Check Required--Education, Criminal, Identity
UIC Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer.