Academic Advisor - Brooks College of Health

Jacksonville, FL
Sep 18, 2019
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleAcademic Advisor - Brooks College of HealthPosition Number300030Requisition NumberB07000Position TypeAdministrativeClass Code9599Time-limited throughType of AppointmentFull-TimeFaculty Position Sub-TypeLength of AppointmentInternal Recruitment?NoWorking Hours8:00am - 5:00 pmDepartmentUndergraduate StudiesOrganizationAcademic Affairs - ORGDivisionAcademic Affairs - DIVCollegeBrooks College of HealthApproved Hiring Salary Range$35,000 to negotiablePay BasisAnnuallyEOD

In 2018, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the 80 HEED institutions and was also recognized as a 2018 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who complains of discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of University Regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives

The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.

General Description / Primary Purpose

The Academic Advisor, under the direction of an Assistant Director or above, assists in the design, development and implementation of departmental processes and/or programs. Recommends policies and procedures to ensure effective coordination of departmental programs.

Essential Duties

Job Function

1. Serve as a resource for all prospective students within the Brooks College of Health (undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate), advising via phone and email as well as face to face; one on one and in groups as appropriate. 2. Assist in limited access program admission. 3. Assist in the development of recruitment plans for potential undergraduate and graduate students. 4. Represent the BCH at various recruitment events throughout the year. 5. Assist in the BCH program reviews and provide college data as required. 6. Assist in the development of program marketing materials describing offerings within the BCH for undergraduate and graduate programs. 7. Conduct marketing visits and work on marketing projects. 8. Prepare productivity reports. 9. Serve on committees as appropriate. 10. Serve as a resource to other departments on campus including but not limited to One Stop Student Services, the Undergraduate Studies, the Graduate School, and other UNF College advising offices and departments. 11. Assist in the development of programs that increase persistence rates of undergraduate students while enhancing graduation rates. 12. Requires exceptional customer service skills, self-motivation, and excellent interpersonal skills. 13. Assist with NCAA compliance regulations pertaining to advising. 13. Requires familiarity with overall Department of Education and Board of Trustees policies and procedures that govern the matriculation process. During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off campus location or place of residence.

Percentage Of Time Posting Detail Information

Marginal Functions

Support the dean, associate dean, and department chairs in various projects and assignments, contributing to the overall development of the Brooks College of Health.

Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two years of experience directly related to the job functions.

Faculty Position Required QualificationsDepartmental Requirements

Preference shown to applicants who meet the required qualifications and also possess the following:
Basic counseling skills. Knowledge of word processing and database management. Commitment to and experience with the plurality of society. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Commitment and teamwork approach with respect to the day-to-day operation of and special projects within advising.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.

This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). This position has been designated as a CSA because it involves significant responsibility for student and campus activities and/or responsibility for campus security. As such, any person in this position must report to the University Police Department a crime or an incident that might be a crime that he/she becomes aware of. This position has a reporting requirement because the University believes that your responsibility for students, campus activities and/or campus security will make you someone members of the University community will see as an authority figure and someone to whom they can seek help. A CSA is not expected to investigate or determine whether a criminal incident actually took place. A CSAs responsibility is a duty to report. All positions designated as CSAs are required to complete an online or in-person training session. For more information concerning the training sessions or CSAs, please contact the University Police Department at (904) 620-2800 or the Office of the General Counsel at (904) 620-2828.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or CertificationMachines/Equipment used regularlyAnticipated Start Date11/04/2019Job Posting Date09/17/2019Application Review Date09/30/2019Application DeadlineOpen Until FilledYesPoint of Contact InformationStephanie Biscocho (904) 620-2812Hiring OfficialDr. Miwa NguyenLocation if not JacksonvilleSpecial Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Stephanie Biscocho at (904) 620-2812, or [email protected]

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    Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
    3. Statement of Teaching/Advising Philosophy
    Optional Documents