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University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

Academic Advisor I - Remote

Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2022-08-11
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Valid Through2023-11-12

Job Description:

Academic Advisor I

Job No: 522145
Work Type:
Location: Remote/Flexible
Categories: RealCat

Job Description

Classification Title:

Academic Advisor I

Job Description:

Undergraduate Advising of Computer Engineering Majors

The incumbent will be responsible for advisement/counseling for undergraduate students pursuing a computer engineering major. First and foremost, the incumbent will advise students regarding their progress in the major and necessary resources to ensure her/his retention in the major. The incumbent may work directly with UF Registrar, Student Financial Aid, Counseling and Wellness Center, Career Resources Center, and other units within the Dean of Students Office as necessary. The incumbent will assist students with course registration and processing of academic status paperwork. Additionally, the incumbent will manage preparation and processing of student graduation documentation in coordination with Undergraduate Student Affairs personnel, and will direct students to necessary resources in the College and on campus for internship and job placement.

Recruiting and Admitting New Undergraduate Students

In consultation with the program administration and staff, the incumbent will oversee the transfer student admissions process for computer engineering majors. The incumbent will work with the Undergraduate Student Affairs office that coordinates all transfer student admissions and work within the deadlines established by the College of Engineering. The advisor will also participate in UF's orientation process (“Preview”). Additionally, the incumbent will actively engage community colleges, and particularly students enrolled in Gator Engineering @ SFC, ensuring they have accurate information concerning preparation for transfer to UF in the computer engineering major, which will include answering inquiries from prospective students. The incumbent will also work actively with student groups and other university entities to organize outreach and recruitment events, specifically targeting under-represented minority (URM) populations. The incumbent will collaborate to develop, support, and administer programs to improve communication with students and improve retention.

Preparing and Summarizing Information Regarding Courses Offered by the Unit

The incumbent will review, compile, collate, and summarize information regarding courses taught in Computer Engineering. The incumbent will also assist with companies interested in creating mentor/early identification programs with students of the program and help coordinate and implement such programs.

Policy Coordination

The incumbent will be responsible for interpreting educational and administrative rules and polices and recommending new and improved approaches to efficient advisement and academic function. The incumbent will also act as liaison for advising with the university, college, and department to keep abreast of regulation, procedures, and opportunities regarding undergraduate recruitment.

Keep Abreast of Advising Field Professionally

The incumbent will pursue opportunities for professional development, including taking advantage of appropriate UF Human Resources classes, and will stay current in the profession through attendance at workshops and memberships in professional associations such as the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).

Other duties as assigned.

Expected Salary:

$34,500 - $46,000; commensurate with qualifications and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in education, counseling, or an academic field directly related to the advisor's area of responsibility; or a bachelor's degree in education, counseling, or an academic field directly related to the advisor's area of responsibility and one year of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science degree
  • Experience in advising and counseling students at the undergraduate level
  • Experience in developing and maintaining electronic database
  • Working knowledge of University of Florida regulations and procedures to facilitate recruitment and student counseling
  • Ability to effectively interface with faculty, students, and staff in a responsive, courteous, and professional manner.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    In order to be considered for this position, applicant must upload a cover letter and resume with application.

    We offer flexible work arrangements such as hybrid remote work locations and/or schedules that fall outside of a unit's usual workings hours. The expectation for this position is that remote work would not exceed 50% of the time and is subject to supervisor approval and workload.

    Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

    This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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    To apply, visit https://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/en-us/job/522145/academic-advisor-i

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