Director Academic Advising Services

University of North Florida
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$68,000
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Job Title Director Academic Advising Services

Position Number 317560 Requisition Number B08453 Position Type Administrative Class Code 9973 Time-limited through N/A Type of Appointment Full-Time Faculty Position Sub-Type N/A Length of Appointment N/A Internal Recruitment? No Working Hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Department UGS Academic Advising Organization Undergraduate Studies Division Academic Affairs - DIV College N/A Approved Hiring Salary Range $68,000 to Negotiable Pay Basis Annually Equal Opportunity

In 2020, the University of North Florida (UNF) received the prestigious INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award, the only application-based national award for U.S. colleges and universities that exhibit an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion across their campuses. In addition, UNF ranked highest among the HEED institutions and was recognized as a 2020 Diversity Champion.

The University of North Florida (UNF) is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. The University of North Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not commit or permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of genetic information, race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, or veteran status in any educational, employment, social, recreational program or activity that it offers. In addition, UNF will not commit or permit retaliation against an individual who reports discrimination or harassment or an individual who cooperates in an investigation of an alleged violation of university regulation.


UNF is a Carnegie Community Engaged Institution. This designation celebrates the University's collaboration with community partners from the local to the global level. It reflects UNF's mission to contribute to the public good and prepare educated, engaged citizens.

Faculty Initiatives

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.

General Description / Primary Purpose

The Director Academic Advising Services, under the direction of the Senior Director or above, provides leadership and guidance for a university department.

Essential Duties

Job Function

Planning, organizing, and overall responsibility for delivery of academic advising operations of First Year Advising (FYA). Responsible for coordinating with the Office of Orientation, the academic advising, academic support programming and registration activities for New Student Orientation. Responsible for overseeing retention related activities such as the Early Academic Alert System, Transition Advising, the College Liaison program, and First Year Advising plan. Responsible for coordinating with the Directors of the College Advising Units the sophomore transition advising initiatives and delivery of advising for the exploratory student population. 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.

Percentage Of Time

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Marginal Functions

Requires the ability to organize a variety of tasks at one time, forecast upcoming need, and plan accordingly. Ability to manage time effectively.

Required Qualifications

A Master's degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a directly related area of specialization and six years of experience directly related to the job functions; or a Bachelor's degree from an acceptable accredited institution in a directly related area of specialization and eight years of experience directly related to the job functions.

Faculty Position Required Qualifications


Departmental Requirements

Knowledge of basic advising/counseling techniques, knowledge of college/university environment, ability to analyze and interpret data/information, and interested in providing quality service and streamlining procedures to enhance the students' college experience.

Statement(s) of Understanding Definition

This position requires a background check. In conjunction with the University's policy, this position may also require a credit check.

This position has been designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA). This position has been designated as a CSA because it involves significant responsibility for student and campus activities and/or responsibility for campus security. As such, any person in this position must report to the University Police Department a crime or an incident that might be a crime that he/she becomes aware of. This position has a reporting requirement because the University believes that responsibility for students, campus activities and/or campus security will make the holder of this position someone members of the University community will see as an authority figure and someone to whom they can seek help. A CSA is not expected to investigate or determine whether a criminal incident actually took place. A CSA's responsibility is a duty to report. All positions designated as CSAs are required to complete an online or in-person training session. For more information concerning the training sessions or CSAs, please contact the University Police Department at (904) 620-2800 or the Office of the General Counsel at (904) 620-2828.

The holder of this position is designated as a “Responsible Employee” pursuant to their role under Title IX. Therefore, the incumbent must promptly report allegations of sexual misconduct, sexual violence, and child sexual abuse by or against any student, employee, contractor, or visitor to the University's Title IX Administrator or any divisional Title IX Coordinator.

Required Licensure or Certification


Machines/Equipment used regularly

Computer, Copier, Surface, iPad, Webcam

Anticipated Start Date 10/16/2023 Job Posting Date 08/24/2023 Application Review Date Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Point of Contact Information Krissy Brown 904-620-2996 Hiring Official Kellie Woodle Location if not Jacksonville N/A Special Instructions

Applicants must complete an online application, as well as upload supplemental documents, at www. 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 Krissy Brown at (904) 620-2996, or [email protected].

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Statement of Teaching/Advising Philosophy
  • Optional Documents

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