Academic Advisor (multiple positions)
Job Title: Academic Advisor (multiple positions)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 45759
Department The Advising First mission is to provide a network of professional academic advisors and success coaches who support students as they establish and realize their personal, academic, and career goals at The Florida State University. The primary focus of our program is to assist and guide students so they are retained at the University from time of enrollment through to graduation. With expertise on university policies, resources and opportunities, and extensive training in effective guidance, our Advising First professionals promote student progress and growth throughout their academic careers. Through the relationships with advisors and/or coaches, our students are empowered to take personal responsibility and ownership of their educational endeavors. Our mission is achieved through one-on-one meetings, student workshops and conferences, web based outreach efforts, campus-wide events, and class and residence hall presentations. To learn more about Advising First, please visit advisingfirst.fsu.eduEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.hr.fsu.edu/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdfResponsibilities Responsible for advising undergraduate students in the development of academic schedules appropriate for stated education goals.
Takes a proactive approach to academic advising, seeking out contact with students and staff, and providing advising services on request.
Works with academic departments and other units within Undergraduate Studies to develop advising programs.
Engage, help plan, and participate on special projects for Advising First/UGST.
Recommends changes and additions in existing policies and procedures that positively implements a successful advising program.
Performs special projects as assigned by Undergraduate Studies.Qualifications Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and two years' relevant experience or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.
Computer skills to include experience with Microsoft Office and web-based applications.
Ability to interpret and explain policies, procedures, goals, and objectives to students, parents, faculty and staff.
Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously with minimal to moderate supervision.
Prior customer service experience and/or experience working with students in an educational setting.
Ability to deal with people in a calm, confident manner and with complete objectivity.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, parents, supervisors, and interdepartmental personnel.
Attention to detail with a high standard of integrity.
Will have access to student data which is covered under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Position requires a high level of discretion and knowledge of legal issues in relation to confidentiality of data.
Ability to extract complex academic information from various sources and maintain confidentiality.
Experience and/or working knowledge of student advising, counseling, or working one-on-one with people in a professional or academic setting.Preferred Knowledge of University rules and regulations.
Creative problem-solving skills.
Master's degree is preferred.
Please include a cover letter that includes why you are interested in working at Florida State University, in academic advising, and what your personal advising philosophy is or might be.Other Information This position requires a minimum of two interviews per chosen candidate. The anticipated hiring date is late August or early September. *Dates are subject to change without notice.Anticipated Salary Range Post high school education and experience or Bachelor's Degree starting salary: $30,906.75.
Master's Degree: $32,967.20Pay Plan This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.Schedule If not otherwise specified, schedule is M-F, 8-5.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 https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
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