Academic Advisor II

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Office/Clerical
Department:23010100 - CJC-JOURN / COMMUNICA-ADMIN

Classification Title:

Academic Advisor II

Job Description:

Bring Your Innovation to a Culture of Excellence!

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Graduate Division seeks a collegial, experienced and creative advising professional to join the Professional Master’s team. This position will advise Professional Master’s graduate students on course selection, degree requirements and educational plans required to support and meet their academic and professional goals. In addition to advising, this person will provide additional student support services and will assist with developing and implementing practices and policies related to the program.

About the Opportunity

The Professional Master’s Advisor will serve as the primary contact for students regarding academic core, departmental requirements, class selection, academic policies/procedures and campus resources. This position will assist students with identifying long-term goals and career plans as well as ensuring they are positioned for graduation.

We are seeking an advisor that can develop and maintain advising practices and policies, conduct comprehensive academic, career, and other student support services. Must maintain student and advising records, monitor student performance, resolve student issues and coordinate advising programs such as peer advising, career placement, internships, or other college programs.

The Academic Advisor will collaborate with other campus units such as the Office of Careers and Corporate Partnerships, International Center and Graduate School on campus referrals. Will assist college administrators in the recruitment and admissions of students. The Academic Advisor will analyze data and prepare reports on enrollment, student achievements and more. Additionally, this position will supervise student assistants as needed.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The College of Journalism and Communications understands the importance of diversity as a contribution to the industries of journalism and communication in our increasingly multicultural nation and globalized marketplace. We value diversity and the development of competence in intercultural communication and behavior for all who are a part of our college, industry and society. We are committed to incorporating diversity and inclusiveness in our faculty, staff, students, curriculum, research, immersion properties and culture.

About the College of Journalism and Communications

The College of Journalism and Communications is accredited by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) and is home to four departments – Advertising, Journalism, Public Relations, and Telecommunication. The college provides hands-on learning immersion experiences through the Innovation News Center, The Agency, Frank gatherings, the Division of Multimedia Properties, the Summer Media Institute, undergraduate research, various extracurricular groups and activities, etc. To learn more:

About the Professional Master’s Degree Program

The Professional Master’s Degree Program is one of three master’s programs within The College of Journalism and Communications Graduate Division. The program is designed specifically for recent graduates or professionals who want to develop additional skills to become more competitive in today’s communication job market.

Graduate Division:
Professional Masters Degree Program:

About the City of Gainesville

Gainesville ( is home to Florida's largest and oldest university, and so is one of the state's centers of education, medicine, cultural events and athletics. Additionally, the city owns a regional transit system, a regional airport, and a 72-par championship golf course. Known for its preservation of historic buildings and the beauty of its natural surroundings, Gainesville's numerous parks, museums and lakes provide entertainment to thousands of visitors. Because of its beautiful landscape and urban "forest," Gainesville is one of the most attractive cities in Florida.

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Expected Salary:

$50,000; commensurate with experience

Minimum Requirements:

Master's degree in education, counseling, or an academic field directly related to the advisor's area of responsibility and one year of relevant experience; or a bachelor's degree in education, counseling, or an academic field directly related to the advisor's area of responsibility and two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's degree in communications, education or counseling and 10 years of professional work in one or more communication(s) field(s).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Must submit cover letter, resume and list of professional references

This is an office-based position located in Weimer Hall on the main UF campus.
Work hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm with 60-minutes for lunch.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No


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