Job Positions

Assistant In/Associate In Academic Advising (2 positions) (73523)

Categories: Southeast Region 4


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences


University of Florida

Date Posted:

May 6 2021 9:59AM

Close Date:

May 30 2021

Position Description

The University of Florida (UF) is accepting applications for TWO academic advisor positions (12-month, non-tenure track faculty status) in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ (CLAS) Academic Advising Center (AAC). One position will be at the Assistant In level, and the one position will be at either the Assistant In or Associate In level. 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. The anticipated salary range at the Assistant In level is $48,000-$51,000, and at the Associate In level is $53,000-$57,000, both commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefit package. The start date is flexible with the intention of hiring by July 1.


Advising 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 need. This position requires occasional participation in job-related activities outside of traditional work hours.

Application Process

Applications must be submitted online at and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a response to the supplemental question on the application, and (4) a list of 3 references. After initial review, applicants who are chosen to receive further consideration will be asked to request confidential letters of recommendation from the references. Please submit all required material by the May 14 application deadline; review of all submissions will begin shortly after this date. Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at

Institution Information

Additional Information

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. 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. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

Contact Information

Robert Kwong, M.S. Pronouns (he, him, his) Tau Sigma Advisor Academic Advisor University of Florida College of Liberal Arts & Sciences PO Box 112015 Gainesville, FL 32611-2015


Required Qualifications

A Master's degree is required, preferably in student personnel, higher education, counseling or related fields, along with relevant work experience. To be considered for hire at the Associate In level, applicants should have at least five years of achievement in academic advising. All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

Preferred Qualifications