Academic Advisor, Bachelor - Bachelor’s Enrollment and Advising, Cocoa & Melbourne

Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa, FL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Announcement Of Position Vacancy
Eastern Florida State College
Cocoa, FloridaOffice Of Human ResourcesPosition Title: Academic Advisor, Bachelor - Bachelor’s Enrollment and Advising, Cocoa & MelbournePosition Number: 041922-001PPosition Type:Full-TimePosition Status: Position Closed, Committee reviewing applications Campus & Location:
Cocoa & Melbourne Campuses Position Description:

Eastern Florida State College is currently seeking applications for two (2) full-time positions of Academic Advisor, Bachelor. One (1) position on the Cocoa Campus in Cocoa, Florida and one (1) position on the Melbourne Campus in Melbourne, Florida.

Salary & Benefit:

The annual salary is $35,750.00. Successful internal candidates for external job postings should be aware that their current salary does not transfer to the new position. Salary will be as advertised in the job announcement. Full-time employees of Eastern Florida State College receive fringe benefits including health insurance and a retirement plan.

Position Concept:

The Academic Advisor is committed to guiding students from inquiry through program completion. This position supports students in the creation of an academic and career plan and is responsible for monitoring student progress on their plan, eliminating barriers, conducting outreach, and providing and coordinating resources, referrals, and support to facilitate student retention and completion. The advisor provides registration guidance, course selection and scheduling, supporting retention initiatives, and utilizing other advising resources and methods to promote student success.

Minimum Qualifications:

The following minimum qualifications for this position must be met before any applicant will be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum of one-year experience in related educational services, two years preferred.
  • Experience with computerized information systems and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Experience with BANNER system is preferred.
  • Ability to function in a high-volume environment that requires frequent multitasking, prioritization and superior customer service skills.
  • Valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator’s license required.
  • This position will require successful fingerprinting and the candidate chosen will be required to pay the associated fee (currently $37.25). This fingerprinting fee ($37.25) is non-refundable.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Access/Equal Opportunity.
  • Official transcripts of all collegiate work will be required to be considered beyond the application phase.*
  • *High School Diploma or GED or transcripts or official transcripts of all collegiate work (as appropriate for the position) must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All foreign degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.

    Minimum physical qualifications:

  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to occasionally lift, push, pull and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to access, input and retrieve information and/or data from a computer.
  • Works inside in an office environment.
  • Ability to work evening & weekend hours as needed.
  • Notes:

    Applications will be accepted from April 25, 2022 through May 4, 2022; however, the College reserves the right to extend or conclude searches without notice. Applications must be submitted prior to 5:00 p.m. on the closing day. This is a covered position under Chapter 295 Florida Statutes, which provides for Veterans’ Preference in employment for eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans.

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