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Academic Program Specialist

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Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL

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Job Details

Job Title: Academic Program Specialist
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 55530
Department

College of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing academic advising to undergraduate majors in the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Serves as dean's designee to assist in the resolution of undergraduate academic issues. Approves admissions, withdrawals, course add/drops, reinstatements, graduation clearances, grade changes, dean's holds, major changes, certifications from lower division to upper division.

Counsels and advises students regarding academic program requirements, rules, regulations, and guidelines. Interprets policies, procedures, rules, and regulations related to academic advising and student services. Performs graduation checks. Assists with student recruitment. Coordinates the 3+3 Criminology Law School program admission process.

Participates in and conducts orientations and workshops such as recruitment fairs, career development panels, etc. Assists with career development activities.

Creates and implements distance learning marketing strategies to recruit students using SLATE. Recruit community college students. Design online orientation session through Canvas for new distance learning students.

Serves as liaison and primary contact between the College and CARE program, and advisor to LAE. Promotes LAE (Lambda Alpha Epsilon) to current students to increase membership and complete RSO training.

Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to the duties of this position; or a high school diploma or equivalency and six years of experience related to the duties of this position. (Note: a combination of post-high school education or experience equal to six years).

Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.

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 utilize problem solving skills.

Knowledge of academic resources available to students.

Preferred Qualifications

A bachelor's degree. Experience working in an educational field, teaching, or training young adults is preferred.

Other Information

The College of Criminology and Criminal Justice is ranked among the top 10 criminology/criminal justice programs in the nation.The College is non-departmentalized with an overall enrollment of approximately 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students.

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

Salary commensurate with education and experience

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FSU offers a robust Total Rewards package. Visit our website to learn more about our Compensation, Benefits, Wellness, Recognition, and Employee Development programs.

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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.

Considerations

This is an A&P position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is in-person.

*This position may be eligible for a recruiting incentive as part of the hiring package*

This posting is being re-advertised. Previous applicants do not need to re-apply.

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.

Company

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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