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Academic Program Specialist

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Business - Graduate Program


Florida State University

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Position Description



  • Assists with admission, registration, and course selection for students in graduate programs in the College of Business.

  • Serves as the advisor and registrar for graduate students in the College of Business. Advises students regarding required coursework each semester.

  • Consults with the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs to make policy determinations and resolve student issues.

  • Serves as liaison among the College, the Office of Distance Learning, The Graduate School, and the Office of Admissions and Records.

  • Coordinates the evaluation, review, and processing of academic records for students applying to graduate programs. \

  • Acts as liason among Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, Director of Graduate Programs, Master's Programs Director, Department Chairs, and/or the program Admissions Committee.

  • Assists graduate students with course drops, additions, or substitutions.

  • Fields requests to withdraw from the university and monitors students in danger of dismissal or academic probation.

  • Reviews student files to ensure graduation requirements are met.

  • Builds classes and ensures accuracy of courses built into the University Course Schedule Master system.

  • Maintains student files, processes grade change forms, and coordinates updates for each Program of Study.

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Additional Information

$40 - $45,000.00 Annual (commensurate with experience.)

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Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years' experience or a combination of post-high school education and experience equal to six years. 

  • Ability to utilize problem solving skills. 

  • Ability to prioritize and organize multiple work assignments as needed. 

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. 

  • Basic computer skills to include experience with Microsoft Office suite.

Preferred Qualifications