Academic Advisor (Panama City Campus)

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Panama City, FL
Closing date
Jul 28, 2021

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Job Details

Job Title: Academic Advisor (Panama City Campus)
Location: Panama City, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 49428
Department

The Florida State University Panama City Campus invites applications for an Academic Advisor in the Student Affairs department.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

Responsibilities

The Academic Advisor position is responsible for advising undergraduate students in the development of academic schedules, proactively collaborates with faculty and staff for student advising purposes, and provides advising services upon request; interprets and recommends policy and procedures that will effectively deliver academic advisement to undergraduate students within established guidelines.

This position will work closely with mapping coordinators in all academic units in the evaluation of major-specific requirements for current and prospective students, and proactively ensures the retention of students, student success, and timely degree completion; works closely with Admission Officers to support and advise prospective AA transfer students from all area community and state colleges; collaborates with university Admissions staff to coordinate Academic Advising events on other community college and high school campuses as needed.

The Academic Advisor assists both on-campus and distance learning students in the enrollment and registration process, and conducts follow-up with students to ensure proper course registration for timely completion of degree requirements; Assists the department in data collection of all advising, retention, and student success initiatives, and performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and two years of experience or a high school diploma or equivalency and six years of experience.

(Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work
assignments simultaneously.

Ability to interpret academic program requirements and provide
advice.

Ability to provide subject matter expertise and counsel others.

Preferred

Bachelor's degree and experience in a higher education setting.

Knowledge of academic resources available to students.

Knowledge of principles and practices of academic program
planning, development, and evaluation.

Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of career
counseling and development.

Contact Info

Inquiries should be directed to Ellen Truchon, Academic Program Specialist at [email protected]

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

The department anticipates a salary of $35,705. The salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Pay Plan

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

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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.

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.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

Organization

Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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