Academic Advisor, Assistant In

Gainesville FL
Aug 14, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:


Job 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). 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. 

Advising undergraduate students in CLAS on academic requirements and policies, as well as students seeking admission to a CLAS major; advising students in the development and completion of their academic and career goals; participating in various AAC programs and initiatives including 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.

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).

Advertised Salary:

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

Minimum Requirements:

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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted on-line at and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of 3 references. Applicant 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. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on November 27, 2017 and will continue until the position is 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

Applications must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No