Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Undergraduate Studies


University of North Florida

Date Posted:

May 23 2022 2:36PM

Close Date:

Jun 1 2022

Position Description

Academic Advisors serve as a resource to all prospective and current students within the College (undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate). Academic advisors are required to be familiar with overall Department of Education and Board of Trustees policies and procedures that govern the matriculation process (e.g., general education, Gordon Rule, transfer admissions requirements, registration processes, class scheduling, graduation, etc.) as well as appropriate student referral sources (e.g., academic support services, career services) to facilitate student success.

Academic Advisors perform the following duties:
1. Provide individual and group academic advising across all modalities including in person and via phone and virtual platforms, as appropriate.
2. Assist in limited access program admission, where applicable.
3. Assist in probation and suspension decisions and other scheduled administrative functions associated with the academic calendar as needed.
4. Assist in program reviews and provide college data as needed.
5. Prepare productivity reports.
6. Assist in the development of programs that increase persistence rates of undergraduate students while tracking and enhancing graduation rates.
7. Recommend and provide input on academic policies and procedures that impact student persistence and graduation rates.
8. Assist with NCAA compliance regulations pertaining to advising.
9. Serve as a resource and student liaison to academic department chairpersons, the Dean’s office and other student support service departments on campus (e.g., Enrollment Services, Dean of Students, Graduate School, Career Services, other UNF advising offices).
10. Assist in the development and distribution of marketing materials describing offerings across undergraduate and graduate programs.
11. Represent the College at various recruitment events throughout the year.
12. May be asked to assist in the development of recruitment plans for undergraduate and graduate programs. 13. May be asked to serve on College or University committees, as appropriate.
14. During declared campus emergencies, this position may be required to perform specific job related duties at a designated off campus location or place of residence.
15. Other duties as assigned


The Academic Advisor position requires exceptional self-motivation and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with a diverse population. Must possess a professional demeanor and be receptive to change as the university and department grows. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally and in writing.

Application Process

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at 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 Ellie Denison at

Institution Information

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.

Additional Information

Contact Information

Ellie Denison,


Required Qualifications

A Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university in a directly related area of specialization; or a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and two years of experience directly related to the job functions.

Preferred Qualifications