Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs (College of Music)

Job description

Job ID: 43637

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


College of Music


Direct the operations of the Office of Undergraduate Studies, for the College of Music, including the identification of strategic priorities and long-term goals. Oversee the academic progress of all undergraduate students in the College of Music. Coordinate and collaborate with the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the management of academic endeavors in the College. Manage budgets for all undergraduate academic scholarships and financial awards, including out-of-state fee waivers. Confirm compliance with scholarship eligibility requirements and University regulations. Collaborate with the College Scholarship Committee and with the Director of Admissions in the identification of qualified students and the allocation of awards. Serves as a member of the Dean's leadership team.

Oversee the administrative activities for the Office of Admissions and Registrar for the College of Music. Participate in strategic planning, staffing decisions, and in the creation and assessment of academic policies to ensure efficient and effective operation of these units. Assist in counseling students in matters related to scheduling, registration, academic requirements, health and safety, and related topics. Participate in College audition events for prospective students.

Administer academic advising to the undergraduate student population, in coordination with faculty and/or other advising personnel. Ensure compliance with academic program requirements and policies. Independently evaluate transfer credits and identify appropriate course equivalencies. Evaluate and approve academic exemption requests. Serve as College Mapping Coordinator. Facilitate responses to student grievances as needed. Conduct selection/training of peer Board of Advisors members.

Certify completion of degree, certificate, and honors requirements to the University Registrar's office. Maintain currency and accuracy of College Undergraduate Academic Manual and associated websites/publications. Work closely with the Dean, Associate Deans, Area Coordinators, and faculty to design and implement enhancements to existing academic services. Maintain effective relationships with other University administrative offices, including enrollment services, financial aid, withdrawal services, and the FSU Office of Undergraduate Studies.

Advise the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in all matters concerning undergraduate curricula and academic policies. Coordinate meetings of the Dean-Student Advisory Committee. Supervise work-study students. Research and organize student statistical data as needed to facilitate College assessment activities, accreditation reports, and planning documents. Perform other duties as assigned.


Master's degree and four years of experience related to student services or a Bachelor's degree and six years of experience related to student services. (Note: higher education can substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)

Knowledge of applicable computer applications and Microsoft Office Suite programs (i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access).

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop change or alternatives.

Experience training and supervising employees.

Experience developing and implementing policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.


Academic degree in Music or a related discipline.

Knowledge of the principles and practices of student program planning, development, and evaluation.

Knowledge of academic resources available to students.

Contact Info

For technical assistance in applying for this position, please contact Stephanie Kemp at [email protected] or (850) 644-0415.

Anticipated Salary Range

Salary commensurate with experience.

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

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Posted: 6/8/2018
Application Due: 6/20/2018
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