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Florida Atlantic University Academic Advisor I, Executive Education in Boca Raton, Florida

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Position Summary:

The FAU College of Business is one of the largest AACSB-accredited colleges of business in the United States with more than 8,500 students. The college has six departments and an impressive offering of degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels (including Ph.D.) as well as many online, executive, and certificate programs. The College of Business was named one of the 2011 "Best Business Schools" by The Princeton Review as well as one of America's "Top 50 Business Schools for Entrepreneurs" and "Top 25 Online Business Programs" by U.S. News and World Report. The FAU Sports Management MBA is ranked in the "Top 10 Worldwide" by Sport Business International. For more information about the FAU College of Business, please visit http://business.fau.edu .

Florida Atlantic University is seeking an Academic Advisor I, Executive Education, Boca Raton, FL

Summary of responsibilities:

  • Advise/counsel students on their academic programs, including administering academic policy, updating records for currently enrolled students, facilitating registration, orientation, and graduation certification.

  • Work on Self and Unit professional development through participation in professional associations and conferences.

  • Reinforce and support student degree progress, academic success and retention, in alignment with university strategic goals and initiatives.

  • Track student progress and assist with outreach/retention efforts.

  • Advise current students on curriculum issues and class schedules.

  • Providing general advising program information to prospective students.

  • Monitoring student academic plans to provide timely, proactive outreach to ensure degree progress and timely graduation using defined learning outcomes.

  • Organizing pre-advising information and hand outs to guide prospective students in their choice of programs in the College of Business.

  • Process registration for Executive Education graduate programs.

  • Resolve problems as they arise or recommend how problems can be resolved.

  • Assist with responding to student emails/phone calls regarding general questions about

  • Work closely with professors to help facilitate communication with students in an atypical situation.

  • admissions for prospective students and program requirements for current students.

  • Serve as a liaison with other designated areas across the College and University to facilitate student success and completion in conjunction with Student Academic Services leadership.

  • Work closely with the immunization department, financial aid office, controller’s office, registrar’s office, and international student office to ensure that current students’ paperwork is updated.

  • Correspond frequently with students by phone and email using strong and professional communication skills (verbal and written).

  • Use Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.) to organize and track student’s academic progress and finance (tuition billing and payment).

  • Work closely with the Executive Education staff counterparts to facilitate student’s non-academic requests or needs.

  • Develop and provide best practices with team members.

  • Assist and participate in orientation sessions, graduation and banquet.

  • Provide general office support if requested in other areas.

  • Other duties as assigned.

    The College of Business at Florida Atlantic University seeks applicants who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University 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. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

    FAU Benefits and Perks:

    If Benefits & Perks are important to you, then FAU is the place to be! Working at FAU has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, FAU offers:

  • Excellent benefit packages including Medical (PPO/HMO $50 per month single & $180 per month family), Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending plans, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and much more.

  • State retirement options including tax-deferred annuities and Roth 403(b) plans.

  • State employees Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program - https://studentaid.gov/manage-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service

  • Flexible work arrangement plans - https://www.fau.edu/hr/employee_relations/flexwork.php

  • Sick Leave Pool Program

  • Paid time off (eligible employees) including vacation and sick leave, 1 personal day, 9 paid holidays, and paid winter break (at President’s discretion).

  • Paid Community Engagement Volunteer Service Day - https://www.fau.edu/hr/documents/community-engagement-volunteer-leave4-2015.pdf

  • Employee Educational Scholarship Program (EESP) for eligible Staff/Faculty - Tuition assistance after 6 months of full-time employment. For in-unit faculty, the EESP program may be extended to spouses and dependent children (eligibility rules apply).

    For details on FAU's amazing offers visit us at https://www.fau.edu/hr/benefits/index.php

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Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and one year of appropriate experience required.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

Master's degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Experience with Presenting to large groups.

Experience working with students, and/or adults in an educational environment.

University experience and knowledge of academic advising.

Proficient data entry skills.

Proficiency in English and in MS Office Suite.

Demonstrate excellent customer service orientation and interpersonal skills.

High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Working knowledge of Banner, Workday, VIP, and Adobe.

Salary:

$55,000- $60,000 per year.

Exempt Administrative, Managerial, Professional (AMP)

College or Department:

College of Business, Executive Degree Programs

Location:

Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Some weeknights and weekends as needed.

Application Deadline:

2024-05-20

Special Instructions to Applicant:

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Resume

Cover letter

OFFICIAL SEALED TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED:

Final candidate will be required to have official, sealed transcripts and original NACES evaluation, if applicable, sent from their educational institution to Human Resources prior to the start of employment.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENINGS REQUIRED:

Selected candidates must successfully complete and pass all employment screenings prior to the start of employment. Employment screenings may include a criminal background check (level I and level II), motor vehicle check, credit check, reference checks, alcohol, and drug screening check.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMODATIONS:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

Florida Atlantic University is where your future begins.

With over 30,000 students from all 50 states and over 180 countries, 21 intercollegiate teams, 180 plus degree programs, and an administration that thrives on discovery and excellence, Florida Atlantic University is pushing the boundaries of higher education. At FAU, the faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art and technology in all disciplines. Student success, excellence and community engagement are some of our highest values as a university. These values are prominent throughout FAU's community and are essential to the employee experience. FAU is committed to the principles of engaged teaching, research and service, and reflects this commitment as a key Platform in its 2015 - 2025 Strategic Plan. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes. All persons aspiring to achieve excellence in the practice of these principles are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about the vision and mission of FAU, please visit: www.fau.edu

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Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. For communication assistance, call 7-1-1.

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Florida Statute 1010.35 - Screening Foreign Researchers

Pursuant to Florida law, any applicant or student seeking employment in a research or research-related support position who is a citizen of a foreign country and not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. Applicants meeting those criteria will be required to provide the following information before any offer of employment can be made: every institution of higher education attended; all previous employment since the applicant’s 18th birthday; list of all published material, current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount; list and description of any non-university professional activities; any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country. Selected applicants will be required to provide additional information per the Statute, including a complete copy of your passport; and, if available, the most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application).

Florida Atlantic University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action/equal access institution and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. For communication assistance, call 7-1-1.