Assistant Director Academic Advising ServicesPosition Number:
N/AType of Appointment:
Full-TimeFaculty Position Sub-Type:
N/ALength of Appointment:
8:00am - 5:00pm, Occasional evenings and weekend hours maybe required.Department:
UGS Academic AdvisingOrganization:
Academic Affairs - DIVCollege:
N/AApproved Hiring Salary Range:
$52,000 to negotiablePay Basis:
In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.Carnegie:
The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.
UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University’s collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF’s mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.Faculty Initiatives:
The University of North Florida promotes the quality and effectiveness of education and strives to maintain the highest standards of academic excellence in all phases of instruction, research/scholarship/creative activity, and service.General Description / Primary Purpose:
The Assistant Director Academic Advising Services, under the direction of an Associate Director or above, plays an integral role in the design, development, implementation and interpretation of departmental processes and/or programs.Job Function:
Percentage Of Time:
- Development and oversight of advising initiatives that promote and enhance student retention and graduation.
- Supervise non-Senior advising staff.
- Represent First Year Advising on university committees and programs for strategic emphasis for students in transition. Oversees the advising communication to identified student populations.
- Assist the Director and Associate Director with organizing the delivery of New Student Orientation
- Delivering advising presentations as requested across campus on behalf of First Year Advising.
- Attend recruitment and orientation events inside and outside the University such as Open House, College Fairs, etc.
- Coordinates FYA probation and suspension programming
- Support the First Year Advising Office during high traffic periods in advising and serving student as needed.
- Advise an assigned population of students.
A Master’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a directly related area of specialization and two years of experience directly related to the job functions; or a Bachelor’s degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a directly related area of specialization and four years of experience directly related to the job functions.Faculty Position Required Qualifications:
Knowledge of advising/counseling technique in college/university environment. Skills in office management using available technology and software. Basic research skills and ability to prepare reports and make recommendations. Effective organizational skills, ability to coordinate projects and be self-directed. Excellent written and oral communication skills.Statement(s) of Understanding Definition:
This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University’s policy, this position may also require a credit check.Required Licensure or Certification:
This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). This position has been designated as a CSA because it involves significant responsibility for student and campus activities and/or responsibility for campus security. As such, any person in this position must report to the University Police Department a crime or an incident that might be a crime that he/she becomes aware of. This position has a reporting requirement because the University believes that responsibility for students, campus activities and/or campus security will make the holder of this position someone members of the University community will see as an authority figure and someone to whom they can seek help. A CSA is not expected to investigate or determine whether a criminal incident actually took place. A CSA’s responsibility is a duty to report. All positions designated as CSAs are required to complete an online or in-person training session. For more information concerning the training sessions or CSAs, please contact the University Police Department at (904) 620-2800 or the Office of the General Counsel at (904) 620-2828.
The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University’s Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.
N/AMachines/Equipment used regularly:
PC/Surface/iPad/Copier/FaxAnticipated Start Date:
11/13/2023Job Posting Date:
09/20/2023Open Until Filled:
YesPoint of Contact Information:
Dee Crawford 904-620-1012Hiring Official:
Kellie WoodleLocation if not Jacksonville:
Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www.unfjobs.org in order to be considered for this position. Applicants who do not apply online and/or upload all the required documents will not be considered for this position. Once you submit both your completed application and uploaded documents you will receive a confirmation number. Keep the confirmation number for your records. If you have any questions about this position, please contact Dee Crawford at (904) 620-1012, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Quicklink: