Assistant In Academic Advising - UF Online (74394)

Updated: 1 day ago
Location: Gainesville, FLORIDA
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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 Academic Advising - UF Online. The appointment is a renewable 12-month, time-limited, non-tenure track position.

Applicants should be detail-oriented with a strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; have experience working with diverse populations; have the ability to work both autonomously and as a part of a team; and an appreciation for a liberal arts and sciences background. The anticipated start date is July 23, 2021. The anticipated salary range is $48,000-$51,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.

This position will work primarily with CLAS students enrolled in UF Online. 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. This advisor will also conduct outreach to CLAS UF Online students who are not currently enrolled. Strong computer skills, effective use of social media, and experience with distance advising is preferred. The advisor may also receive cross-training to acquire career and success coaching competencies.  

In addition to the specific duties listed above, the incumbent 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.

The CLAS AAC particularly welcomes applicants who can contribute to a diverse and inclusive environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service. Please see https://diversity.clas.ufl.edu/diversity-statement/ for more information about diversity and inclusion in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The university and greater Gainesville communities enjoy a diversity of cultural events, restaurants, year-round outdoor recreational activities, and social opportunities.


Job Qualifications

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

Minimum Requirements: A Master’s degree is required, preferably in student personnel, higher education, educational technology, counseling, or related fields, along with relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in Academic Advising and working with distance/online students is preferred.


Instructions

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://apply.interfolio.com/87712 and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, and (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) three confidential letters of recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfolio submission packet. To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by June 18, 2021, 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.

Final candidate will be required to provide 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 education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by 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.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

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