Academic Program Specialist Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
Full-Time Job ID:
College of Criminology and Criminal Justice
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.
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.
A bachelor's degree. Experience working in an educational field, teaching, or training young adults is preferred.
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.
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Salary commensurate with education and experience
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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.
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.
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