Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


University of Florida

Date Posted:

Oct 11 2021 6:35AM

Close Date:

Oct 21 2021

Position Description

The University of Florida (UF) is accepting applications for an academic advisor position (12-month, non-tenure-track faculty status) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ (CLAS) Academic Advising Center (AAC).


The academic advisor advises undergraduate students in CLAS on academic requirements and policies, as well as students seeking admission to a CLAS major; advising students in the development and achievement of their academic and career goals; participating in various AAC programs and initiatives including presenting academic workshops; working with UF’s summer orientation programs for freshmen and new transfer students; serving as a liaison to other departments and centers in the college and other offices across campus. Advisors will also work with one or more special populations: academically at-risk students, exploratory/undeclared students, pre-health students, pre-law students, transfer students. Project assignments are based on advisor interest and office needs. This position requires occasional participation in job-related activities outside of traditional work hours.

Application Process

Institution Information

UF is ranked the 5th best public university in the United States by US News and World Report 2022, with exceptional research, teaching, and a university-wide commitment to diversity. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is deeply committed to diversity and inclusion among its faculty, students, and staff. We acknowledge, respect, and value our diverse nature and believe that it furthers our academic achievements and contribution to society and improves our global footprint. Therefore, we are strongly committed to supporting diversity and equal opportunity, eliminating barriers based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religious status, national origin, ethnicity, disability, socioeconomic status, and any other distinguishing qualities. The Academic Advising Center seeks candidates who demonstrate an appreciation for these values and a commitment to implement them in our work environment.

Additional Information

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, contact the search committee chairperson, Shannon Kelly, at


Required Qualifications

A Master's degree. Applicants should have an understanding of college student development and demonstrate the skills needed to support and advise students. Applicants should be detail-oriented with a strong ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; have effective interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse populations; be able to work autonomously as well as within a team; and have an appreciation for the liberal arts and sciences.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master's degree in student personnel, higher education, counseling or related fields, along with relevant work experience.