Advising Coordinator (Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences-Medicine)

Job description

Job ID: 43681

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences €" College of Medicine

The mission of the Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences (IMS) B.S. Degree Program is to educate students who aspire to enter health care. The IMS Degree Program€™s rigorous science core curriculum, individualized advising, experiential service learning, and developmental seminar and capstone course sequence enables its majors to reach their potential academically and personally, to determine a career path best suited for them, and to develop the skills, attitudes, and acumen to attain their career goals.


This position is responsible for academic advising of undergraduate students, emphasizing appropriate progression toward graduation.

Responsible for advising undergraduate students in the Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences (IMS) B.S. Degree Program. Takes a proactive approach to academic advising, seeking contact with students to provide advising services. Maintains records, and reports contact with assigned students. Develops appropriate academic schedules for stated educational goals of students. Completes graduation checks, and processes transient requests. Recommends changes and additions in existing policies and procedures that positively implement a successful advising program. Participates in outreach and programming, including interfacing with academic advisors in Colleges affiliated with the IMS B.S. Degree Program and other Colleges as needed. Maintains basic understanding of the available technology that supports the academic advising functions. Completes all corresponding administrative tasks associated with this position.

Interfaces with the Pre-health Advisors to ensure communication is maintained regarding program implementation, policy changes, or pre-health profession program revisions. Works with the Director, Degree Program Manager, and Community Coordinators during Freshman Orientation presentations.

Participates in training necessary to perform duties of an academic advisor. Continues to acquire knowledge of university policies and procedures, improves advising skills by pinpointing key areas of growth, and actively participates in professional development.


Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to academic and/or student services, counseling, social work, or higher education (Note: higher education may substitute at an equivalent rate.)

Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
Experience prioritizing, organizing, and performing multiple work assignments simultaneously in a detail oriented environment.
Experience interpreting academic program requirements and providing advice.
Experience establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Experience performing accurately in a detail oriented environment.
Experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or other applicable programs.
Valid Florida/Georgia Driver€™s license, or the ability to obtain.


Experience in advising, providing subject matter expertise, and counseling others.
Experience with academic program planning, development, and evaluation. Knowledge of career counseling tools and resources.
Experience gathering, interpreting, reporting, and/or editing information.

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: 6/13/2018
Application Due: 6/22/2018
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