Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Southeast Region 4

Department:

Academic Advising Center

Institution:

University of Florida

Date Posted:

08/29/2017

Close Date:

10/20/2017
 

Position Description

The University of Florida (UF) is accepting applications for an academic advisor position (12-month, non-tenure track faculty status) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ (CLAS) Academic Advising Center (AAC).

Duties

  • Advising undergraduate students in CLAS and students seeking admission to a CLAS major on academic requirements and policies.
  • Advising students in the development and completion of their academic and career goals.
  • Participating in various AAC programs and initiatives that include presenting academic workshops; working with UF’s summer orientation programs for freshmen and new transfer students; serving as a liaison to other departments and centers in the college and other offices across campus.
  • Advisors may also have the opportunity to teach UF’s first year experience course and work with one or more of CLAS’s special populations: academically at-risk students, exploratory/undeclared students, pre-health students, pre-law students, transfer students. Project assignments are based on advisor interest and office need.

Application Information

Qualified applicants must complete the online application at explore.jobs.ufl.edu (position #503181). The application must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of 3 references. Applicants will provide names/emails of references and the application system will send automated emails to references requesting that they upload their letters of reference directly to the application website. Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2017.All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Institution Information

The University of Florida is a Research One, land, sea and space grant institution. Located in Gainesville, FL., UF serves over 50,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Additional Information

The salary range is $46,000 - $47,476 commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

Contact Information

Rachel Nelson at rnelson2@advising.ufl.edu.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • A Master's degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master's degree, preferably in student personnel, higher education, counseling or related fields, along with relevant work experience.
  • Applicants should be detail-oriented with a strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; have effective interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse populations; be able to work autonomously as well as within a team; and have an appreciation for the liberal arts and sciences.