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Sr Academic Advisor I

Categories: Southeast Region 4



Academic Advising > Academic Affairs


University of South Florida Saint Petersburg

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Position Description
This position reports to the Academic Services Administrator responsible for advising students in the Kate Tiedemann College of Business, who reports directly to the Director of Academic Advising Academic Advising is a unit within Academic Affairs. The Advising Center consists of 11 full time Academic Advisors (3 of which are classified as Academic Services Administrators), one director, and three Academic Program Specialists. Academic Advising serves approximately 4,000 degree seeking and prospective undergraduate students in all majors offered at USFSP.This position provides academic advising to students via one on one meetings, group meetings, telephone, and e-mail regarding choice of major, selection of classes, and understanding university policy and procedures. Evaluates transfer credit toward degree requirements and maintains students' degree audits. Participates in new student orientation. Assists with recruiting and retention efforts.

Work directly with undergraduate students to assist with choice of major, selection of courses, and degree requirements. Further assist students with State, university, and college requirements, policies and procedures.Evaluate undergraduate student transfer credit, update student degree audits, and assist students with course substitutions.Support development of class schedules by providing feedback to the college on students' needs and time conflicts that would impair student access. Support college in review of students seeking college, level, and/or major access overrides.Participation in recruiting/retention efforts.

Application Process
Go to below website and click "Access Careers@USF", then search for position.
When applying to an opening you will have the opportunity to upload a cover letter and resume.Apply online by completing the required information and attaching your cover letter and resume. Please include your experience as it relates to the qualifications stated above. YOUR COVER LETTER AND RESUME, PLUS ANY OTHER REQUESTED MATERIAL, MUST BE IN ONE ATTACHMENT. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

Institution Information
About USF The University of South Florida System is a high-impact, global research system dedicated to student success. The USF System includes three institutions: USF; USF St. Petersburg; and USF Sarasota-Manatee. The institutions are separately accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. All institutions have distinct missions and their own detailed strategic plans. Serving over 48,000 students, the USF System has an annual budget of $1.6 billion and an annual economic impact of $4.4 billion. USF is a member of the American Athletic Conference.Working at USF With more than 16,000 employees in the USF System, the University of South Florida is one of the largest employers in the Tampa Bay region. At USF you will find opportunities to excel in a rich academic environment that fosters the development and advancement of our employees. We believe in creating a talented, engaged and driven workforce through on-going development and career opportunities. We also offer a first class benefit package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, retirement plan options, tuition program and generous leave programs and more.

Additional Information
Equal Employment Opportunity USFSP is an EO/Equal Access Institution. Welcoming…Diverse…Inclusive
Salary $45,000

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Required Qualifications
This position requires a Master's degree in Education, Counseling or academic field directly related to the Advisor's specific responsibilities; or a Bachelor's degree in those same fields with a minimum of one year of progressively responsible experience in advising or related academic functions within higher education. Work experience may not be substituted for the Bachelor's degree requirement for this position.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in Business, Counseling, or Student Personnel Service and one year of formal academic advising at the university level. Demonstration of extensive knowledge and experience working with degree requirements, student assessment, student retention, and advising techniques. Demonstration of active listening skills and working well with others. Experience with student information systems in a Florida public university. Experience in a university advising setting.