Academic Advisor I - #123230
University of West Florida
Division of Academic Engagement & Student Affairs
Center for Academic Success, First Year Advising
Academic Advisor I - #123230

The University of West Florida, located in Pensacola, Florida, invites applications for the full-time position of: Academic Advisor I, Position #123230

Job Summary: The Academic Advisor I will work with students to facilitate successful and timely degree completion by monitoring student progress and providing information regarding curriculum policies, procedures, and guidelines for the degree programs that are advised. The advisor will also identify students who are experiencing academic difficulty and develop strategies for success in partnership with the student. The advisor is responsible for assisting students with reviewing degree plans, course registration, maintaining advising records, and other duties related to student success.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization

Preferred qualifications include:
• Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 2 years of experience
• Master’s degree

For the complete announcement and position description, including qualifications and experience, and to apply please visit https://uwf.edu/offices/human-resources/careers/. Applicants should attach a cover letter, resume, a list of three professional references with contact information, and upload a statement of advising philosophy to the online application.

Salary: $40,000. Preferred response date for applications is August 19, 2021.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual requiring special accommodation to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting UWF Human Resources at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

The University of West Florida is located in Pensacola, the crown jewel of Florida’s beautiful Emerald Coast, known worldwide for its pristine white-sand beaches. The area is famous for its pleasant climate and location on the Gulf of Mexico and enjoys a comparatively low cost of living. The campus is situated on a 1,600-acre nature preserve where over 12,000 students enjoy the benefits of small classes and personal attention from their professors.

Additional Information
Position Type: Employee
Ref Code: 170821

Contact Information
Human Resources
[email protected]
University of West Florida
11000 University Pkwy
Pensacola, 32514
850-474-2694