The University of Illinois is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana in central Illinois. The campus is situated between the three major metropolitan areas of Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis and is considered one of the top comprehensive research public universities in the nation.  The successful candidate will be working with an academically talented and ethnically diverse student population, 15%  Asian-American students, 9%  Latino/a students, 5% percent African-American students, 3% multiracial, and 24% international from a total enrollment of over 44,500 students.

The Career Center, a unit within the Division of Student Affairs, provides all Illinois students collaborative and innovative programs, services, and resources focused on career and professional development that educates and empowers them to become thriving professionals in the global community. The Career Center staff committed to supporting students from all backgrounds, and promoting inclusiveness on campus as outlined in the Student Affairs Statement on Diversity.

Duties: Counsel students one-on-one and in groups regarding career and pre-professional planning, academic choices, employment/internship search, and graduate or professional school admission/opportunities. Develop and implement programs and resources to assist international students with career exploration and search strategies for internships and employment in the U.S., their home countries, and elsewhere in the world. Develop and implement outreach efforts to international student organizations that inform and encourage use of The Career Center. Collaborate with university personnel to connect international and domestic students with internships and employment opportunities outside the U.S. Cultivate and maintain relationships with global employers looking to establish and develop hiring programs for international students.

Requirements: Masters degree in counseling-related field, educational leadership, human resources, or related. Two years of relevant experience is required. Must have experience related to career development of international students as career counselor, career consultant, or related. Full-time. 

Appointment Type:  Regular twelve month, 100% academic professional appointment

Salary Range and Starting Date:  Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Starting date is as soon as possible after close of search.

Application Procedures:  To apply, please complete a candidate profile at and upload a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three professional references. A background check is required for the finalist and final offer will be contingent upon the results of the background check.  For questions about the position, please contact ­­­­­­­­­Keri Pipkins at

Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (