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Seeking some honest thoughts on the company culture at Southern Illinois University!

Overall there is a great culture at SIUC. I graduate from here twice and love my current job. On the surface, it seems like the administration listens to everyone for ideas on improving SIUC. Sometimes, I feel like the smaller voices are not taken seriously. It does not affect my day-to-day like ...
Company Culture Education Southern Illinois University
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Does an academic advisor at Southern Illinois University get much flexibility when it comes to work-life balance?

This would depend on a few things. As a brand new advisor, I would often stay late and come in on the weekends because I was not as efficient or fast when preparing files or I just wanted to look over everything twice to make sure I didn't make mistakes. After several week it dwindled down and af...
Work-Life Balance Education Academic Advisor Southern Illinois University
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I'm looking for some feedback regarding skills that would be most useful for an academic advisor at Southern Illinois University!

You don't have to be an extrovert, but do need to be able to communicate well with your students and co-workers. Clear written and verbal communication is at the top of the list. Technology skills with Word, Excel and the software programs are essential. Problem solving is another big one. You mu...
Skillset Education Academic Advisor Southern Illinois University
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