Lecturer - Global Engagement

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Work type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Humanities
Department:16520000 - LS-CLAS ACADEMIC ADVISING

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Job Description:

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Academic Advising Center (AAC) at the University of Florida seeks candidates for a Lecturer to coordinate  undergraduate global engagement and international experiential learning programs. This is a full-time, twelve-month, non-tenure accruing, renewable position to begin as early as summer 2024.

As a Lecturer, the candidate will be responsible for:


  • Teaching typically consists of eight 1-credit courses per year at the undergraduate level, including a Global Pathways course for CLAS students. This position will have primary responsibility for course content and will teach sections of this course and other Beyond120 coursework in each term.
  • Additional courses can include Global Culture, International Internship and Professional Pathways. Specific arrangements are dependent on unit/semester needs.

Program Administration

  • Administration of the multiple Beyond120 study abroad programs. This includes promoting applications to the programs, oversight and administration of the programs, and international travel and teaching associated with some programs.
  • Development, oversight and administration of other Beyond120 international programs, including international excursions and exchange programs. 
  • One-on-one coaching/advising for CLAS undergraduate students interested in global engagement opportunities, as well as workshops and special events for students.
  • Advising incoming and outgoing exchange students. Assisting with registration, maintaining a course equivalency database and reviewing study abroad forms.
  • Developing programming and resources for exchange students.
  • Collaborating with college leadership and faculty to identify and promote student access to global engagement.
  • Tracking and reporting trends in the number of CLAS students involved in undergraduate global engagement.
  • Collaborating with the college’s Beyond120 team more generally in its mission of promoting experiential learning, career readiness, and professional development.
  • Maintaining and updating the global-related pages and content on the Beyond120 website.


  • Collaborate with the International Center, CLAS departments and centers and serve as a liaison for Beyond120.
  • Serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
  • Identify opportunities to advance Beyond120, undergraduate global engagement, and experiential learning opportunities.

Other duties as assigned.

Beyond120 is committed to promoting an environment that welcomes all abilities, classes, ethnicities/races, gender identities and expressions. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.

UF is the state’s oldest, largest, and most comprehensive land grant university with an enrollment of over 50,000 students and was ranked 6th in the country among public universities (US News and World Report 2023 rankings), and 1st among public institutions in the Wall Street Journal 2023 survey. UF is located in Gainesville, a city of approximately 150,000 residents in North-Central Florida, 50 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, and 67 miles from the Atlantic Ocean, and within a 2-hour drive to large metropolitan areas (Orlando, Tampa, Jacksonville). The beautiful climate and extensive nearby parks and recreational areas afford year-round outdoor activities, including hiking, biking, and nature photography. UF’s large college sports programs, museums, and performing arts center support a range of activities and cultural events for residents to enjoy. Alachua County schools are highly rated and offer a variety of programs including magnet schools and an international baccalaureate program. Learn more about what Gainesville has to offer at Visit Gainesville.

Expected Salary:

The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the compensation includes a full benefits package.

Employment Benefits include:

Health Insurance: UF participates in state- and university-sponsored benefits programs for individuals, families, and domestic partners, and offers voluntary insurance that includes vision, dental, long-term disability and more.

Retirement Options: Attractive options include Florida Retirement System Pension Plan, State University System Optional Retirement Program, Florida Retirement System Investment Plan, and Voluntary Retirement Savings Plan.

Leave: UF staff enjoy a generous paid leave plan as well as access to a sick-leave pool, parental leave, and leave payouts.

Minimum Requirements:
  • A Master’s Degree is required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Master’s degree in an appropriate area, along with relevant work experience
  • Project management skills and a demonstrated ability to set priorities among competing demands.
  • Previous experience studying or working abroad
  • Previous experience advising students
  • Previous experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills and a demonstrated ability to set and keep priorities among competing demands
  • An understanding of liberal arts and sciences career paths, and a desire to promote the career and professional development of liberal arts and sciences students
Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online. Click on Apply Now at the top of this posting.

A complete application includes (1) a letter of application summarizing the applicant's qualifications, interests, and suitability for the position, (2) a complete resume or curriculum vitae, and (3) a list of at least three references. After initial review, letters of recommendation will be requested from the references for applicants selected to receive further consideration.

Applications will be reviewed beginning June 26, 2024, and the position will remain open until filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed at this time. Applications received after this date may be considered at the discretion of the committee and/or hiring authority.

All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a review of criminal records, reference checks, and verification of education.

The selected candidate will be required to provide an 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 educational institution outside of the United States require evaluation by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

The Academic Advising Center  is committed to promoting an environment that welcomes all abilities, classes, ethnicities/races, gender identities and expressions. We particularly welcome applicants who can contribute to such an environment through their scholarship, teaching, mentoring, and professional service.

Health Assessment Required: No


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