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Academic Advisor

Location: Lake City
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Florida Gateway College in Lake City, FL is seeking candidates for a Full-Time Academic Advisor opening.
This is a professional position responsible for the academic advisement and student success strategies for all students. Works with Associate Dean of Student Affairs, students and parents. Assist students with the selection of major. Assist students with their transition to college life. Track students progression toward a degree. Provide outreach, advising, and mentoring to support student success. Typical hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm with occasional late nights.
Salary: $39,375 Annually
Examples of Duties
(Note: The following examples of work as listed in this job descriptions are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the classification. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.) Assist students with the selection of a major.Assist students in career developmentTrack student's progression toward a degreeDevelop and implement retention strategies for high risk students. (These essential job functions are not to be construed as a complete statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related marginal duties as required.)
Minimum Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS: Knowledge of human growth and development theory; career counseling and advising theory; multicultural differences and needs; differences in personalities and learning styles and interpretation of achievement tests. Skill in communication, written and verbal; able to use computer for work –Microsoft Word, Excel, and programs necessary for advising and tracking students. Ability to work well with others in a team approach; to work with a diverse population of students; to work with faculty and outside community leaders; and to plan, organize, and attend to details on all paperwork. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelor's Degree in Student Development, Counseling, Psychology, Education, or related fields, plus two years of experience in advising, counseling, teaching, or related area.DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Experience with community college or non-traditional students, academic advisement, and career counseling. Experience with Florida's state rules and regulations, such as Gordon Rule and Bright Futures. Masters degree is desirable. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS: Acceptable eyesight (with or without correction).Acceptable hearing (with or without hearing aid).Ability to communicate both orally and in writing. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: Works inside in an office/classroom environment. Travel to local area for recruitment and information sharing required. (Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with existing ADA requirements for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.)
Florida Gateway College (FGC) is pleased to offer a variety of benefits to employees including medical insurance, leave, holidays, wellness programs, and more benefits.
Applications will be accepted until July 6, 2022 at 11:59 EST
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Keywords: FLORIDA GATEWAY COLLEGE, Gainesville , Academic Advisor, Other , Lake City, Florida

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