UF Online Advisor

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
Posted 60+ days ago
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Classification Title:

Assistant In

Job Description:

The University of Florida's (UF) College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Academic Advising Center (AAC) is accepting applications for an academic advisor position as Assistant In UF Online Advising. The appointment is a renewable 12-month, time-limited, non-tenure track position.

Applicants should be detail oriented and have: a strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; experience working with diverse populations; the ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team; an appreciation for a liberal arts and sciences background.

This academic advising position will work primarily with CLAS students enrolled in the UF Online program. The advisor will work closely with distance learners by providing full academic advising services in accordance with AAC best practices; as well as answering general inquiries; assisting with the development and delivery of online orientation, transition, and success programs; creating academic plans; and monitoring academic progress. The advisor may also receive cross-training to acquire career and success coaching competencies.

In addition to the specific duties listed above, this position will contribute to the mission of the AAC by performing general duties including: advising undergraduate students in CLAS UF Online majors on academic requirements and policies, as well as students seeking admission to those majors; advising students in the development and completion of their academic and career goals; participating in various Academic Advising Center programs and initiatives including presenting academic workshops; working with UF's orientation programs for freshmen and new transfer students; serving as a liaison to Beyond120 by collaborating with Beyond120 faculty to create career resources for UF Online students. Advisors may also have the opportunity to teach UF's first-year experience course.

Expected Salary:

$50,000 - $54,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and includes a full benefits package.

Minimum Requirements:

A Master's degree is required, preferably in student personnel, higher education, educational technology, counseling, or a related field along with relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in academic advising; experience advising distance/online students; strong computer skills.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online (search for job 523524) and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications; and (2) a complete curriculum vitae. In addition, a list of three references must be provided on the application. After initial review, confidential letters of recommendation will be requested from applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by September 14, 2022, but the position will remain open until filled.

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/.

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. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The anticipated start date is October 24, 2022.

Health Assessment Required: No

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