Academic Advisor II

Boca Raton
Jun 19, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job location: Boca Raton

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-09-05
Req: REQ06551
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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Academic Advisor, II, Boca Raton, FL.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a breadth and depth of advising knowledge, skill in advising practice and active participation in professional engagement. 
  • Provides general and specialized advising services.
  • Monitors student academic plans to ensure timely graduation using defined learning outcomes.

  • Uses a variety of advising methods and strategies to tailor daily advising to the interests, goals, and needs of specific students or groups of students.

  • Proactively reinforces and supports student degree progress, academic success and retention, in alignment with university strategic goals and initiatives.

  • Assists in consulting with the Advising Unit and College(s) related to the development of programs.

  • Participates in student recruitment and onboarding activities on and off campus for individuals and groups.
  • Implements unit and university strategic goals and initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited institution and three years of advising experience required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.

Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.


$48,000 - $49,330

College or Department:

College of Science


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Occasional evenings and weekends.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.

A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.

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