Career & Academic Advisor #11896

Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Career & Academic Advisor #11896

Tracking Code1813-666Job Description

Career & Academic Advising #11896
Career Services Department

Grant Funded Position – Continued Employment Pending Grant Renewal

You Belong HERE!

Offering more than 100 certificate, associate and bachelor’s degree programs, Daytona State College (DSC) has responded to the education and workforce training needs in our region for more than 60 years. The college enrolls nearly 25,000 students annually at its seven instructional sites, with graduates serving in critical fields including health care, emergency services, business, education, hospitality, engineering, technology and more.

DSC is consistently ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs. The online Nursing and Engineering Technology degrees are ranked as the No. 1 most affordable programs of their kind, lists DSC as one of Florida’s Top Online Colleges and Schools, covering all accredited universities and colleges in the state, and our Elementary Education Teacher Prep Program was recently ranked among the best in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality. Additionally, the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center has ranked DSC among the top 50 most affordable public four-year institutions in the country, with tuition that is less than half the national average. And for three years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked DSC among its Top Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans. DSC is a student-centered institution committed to open access, excellence in teaching and learning, and, foremost, student success. The College offers a full range of social and cultural activities that include our internationally recognized Southeast Museum of Photography, a state-of-the-art fitness and aquatic facility, an athletic program with 10 varsity sports, and a performing arts center that hosts theatrical, musical and dance productions throughout the year. Admission to most of these events is free for DSC employees.

We currently have an opportunity to join our team of talented and diverse Faculty and Staff as a Career/Academic Advisor.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and at least one (1) year of career advising or related professional experience. Must have knowledge of academic and occupational programs, labor market databases and the ability to analyze and address the educational and personal needs of students.

Working Hours: Working Hours: Regular working hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday to Friday. This position requires the employee to work evening and weekend hours and during special community events. This position is also required to work at each College location and late nights as scheduled. In district travel is required and the applicant must have reliable transportation.

The minimum starting salary is $35,600.00

Posted Date: 4/19/2022 Closing Date: Opened until filled

Application review to begin 5/3/2022

Rewards package, features:

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Generous paid time off - vacation leave, sick leave, personal days, spring break, winter break, and other holidays
  • Florida Retirement System (FRS)
  • Free wellness membership at our Lemerand Center
  • Education Reimbursement and Professional development opportunities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advise students regarding major exploration, career choices & pathways, goals, strengths, occupations, resumes, cover letters and interviewing.
  • Coordinates Job Fairs & employment opportunities. Advise and registers students and companies for on campus interviews. Swerve as a liaison between employers, faculty, staff, and students.
  • Promotes services and resources, maintains, and develops activities to highlight career exploration programs and databases, and disseminate through workshops and classroom presentations, and communication campaigns.
  • Maintains job development database to track student activity, employer contacts, confirmations, and student placements. Generates reports on the number of new alliances through various outreach efforts.
  • Cultivates targeted employment opportunities and messaging for students by working directly with employers in the community.
  • Maintains and updates Career Services website as needed. Maintains record system for assigned area and processes daily paperwork.
  • Maintains accurate spreadsheets with Career Advisor placement statistics. Provides supervisor with weekly, monthly and annual placement comparisons for goal setting.
  • Provides academic and career advising for students during peak registration periods.
  • Provide other advising and administrative support as required to accomplish the mission and goals of Career Services, and Daytona State College.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Exceptional marketing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to develop and meet goals and be flexible to match the demands of the students and department.
  • Knowledge of social media techniques, and ability to stay abreast of best practices in social media.
  • Applicant must be able to take direction, work with a diverse population of students and staff and employers.
  • Proficiency with common office software.
  • Must be able to work effectively, professionally and with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize and coordinate projects.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 50 lbs.

For consideration, applicants must submit an online application at Applicants may also upload his/her cover letter, resume and transcripts of all degrees and coursework. Application must include the names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. If formal education occurred at an international institution, a copy of the degree evaluation must be uploaded and submitted with the online application. Candidates will not be considered if copies of transcripts (and / or third-party evaluations) are not furnished by the position closing date. Any candidate hired must supply official transcripts within 30 days of employment.

Criminal background checks are required.

For more information, please contact us at 386.506.4505 or visit our website at

Reasonable accommodations are available to applicants with disabilities during the application and interview process. To request accommodations, contact 386.506.4505.

Daytona State College prohibits discrimination and assures equal opportunity in employment and education services to all individuals without regard to age, ancestry, belief, color, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, and veteran status. For more details, read our policy at this site or contact Lonnie Thompson, Director of Equity, Inclusion and Title IX at 386-506-3973 or 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach.


Job LocationDaytona Beach, Florida, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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