The Academic Advisement Center provides information, guidance and advisement to Associate in Arts (AA), Exploratory and Developmental Education students. The Coordinator of Advisement for Academic Pathways and Completion is responsible for the oversight of Associate of Arts and transfer advising services. This position also contributes to the overall success of the department by performing all essential duties and responsibilities in support of the management of the Academic Advisement Center, in specific AA and transfer advising to enhance student success from entry to completion of their academic program.
- Closely work with the Coordinator for Communications and Student Support to co-manage the operations of the Academic Advisement Center.
- Supervise five (5) advisors within the Academic Advisement Center.
- Assist in all areas of Advisement, including recruitment, academic advisement, and ongoing technological innovations within the office, including distance advising.
- Oversee the policies and procedures related to the AA degree and transfer of the of this degree to a State University System (SUS), ensuring compliance with state, federal and college regulations for advising and reporting.
- Inform other SF advisors and applicable staff of the emerging issues in their area and provide training when necessary.
- Manage the AA degree audit, Transient process and AA petitions process.
- Coordinate special programs with unique articulation pathways, such as SF to UNF, SF to FAMU, as well as SF to USF.
- Strictly honor the privacy and security of student records and other sensitive information according to appropriate state, federal and college regulations, policies and procedures.
- Provide academic advising services to a caseload of students within the special articulation pathways.
- Coordinate advising services for exploratory students.
- Provide student outreach through class presentations, college events and other initiatives including some conducted during evenings and/or weekends.
- Provide drop-in advising services and support during high traffic times.
- Serve as the liaison to the UF at Santa Fe College Center.
- Serve on division and college-wide committees.
- Provide and promote service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Provide service excellence through courteous, informed, accessible and professional engagement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.Reports to: Director, Advisement, Counseling & Career Resource Center.
All applicants are required to submit a completed online SF Employment Application, letter of intent, an up-to-date resume and college transcripts to be considered for this position. The letter of intent must describe your interest in the position of Coordinator, Advisement for Transfer & Completion, explain your advising philosophy, as well as the skills and experience that directly relate to this position. Unofficial transcripts will only be accepted for review purposes. Candidates should be aware that official transcripts will be required prior to any offer of employment being made.
Santa Fe College (SF) has been recognized as one of the top-rated community college in the United States. Santa Fe College is a student-centered institution with a commitment to open access, academic excellence, and cultural and ethnic diversity. Santa Fe College is a comprehensive public college that offers a range of Bachelor’s degrees, Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Applied Science degree options, as well as Certificate and Non-Degree programs. A high quality of life, temperate climate, proximity to the University of Florida, diverse cultural events, and plentiful recreational opportunities make SF and Gainesville an ideal community to work and live. SF enrolls over 16,000 students each semester, retains and completes over 60% of students every academic year, while over 10% transfer into the University system.
- A Master’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, Student Personnel, Higher Education, Educational Leadership or a relevant field with two (2) years of closely related work experience is required A criminal background check will be conducted.
- A Master’s degree in Student Personnel, Educational Leadership, and/or Higher Education is preferred, as is supervisory experience and experience with college academic advising.
- Bilingual applicants are strongly encourage to apply.