Advising Coordinator (Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences)


Tallahassee, FL

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Full Time



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Responsibilities: This position is responsible for academic advising for undergraduate students emphasizing appropriate progression towards graduation.

Responsible for advising undergraduate students and utilizing the six elements of the Developmental Advising Model created by Advising First. Takes a proactive approach to academic advising, seeking contact with students to provide advising services. Maintains records, and reports contact with assigned students. Develops appropriate academic schedules for stated educational goals of students. Coordinates with academic departments and Undergraduate Studies to deliver policies and procedures. Participates in outreach and programming instituted by the College of Medicine and Undergraduate Studies, including interfacing with academic advisors in Colleges affiliated with the IMS major and other Colleges as needed. Basic understanding of the available technology that supports the academic advising functions. Completes all corresponding administrative tasks associated with this position.

Interfaces with the Pre-health Advisors (responsible for assisting students in determining career goals and helping guide them to meet those goals) to ensure communication is maintained regarding program implementation, policy changes, or pre-health professions program revisions. Works with the Director and Community Coordinators to present at Freshman Orientation and provide input for Experiential Seminar courses.

Participates in training necessary to perform duties of an academic advisor. Continues to acquire knowledge of university policies and procedures, improve advising skills by pinpointing key areas of growth, and actively participates in professional development.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two years of experience related to academic and/or student services, counseling, social work, or higher education. (Note: Higher education may substitute for experience at an equivalent rate). 
Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing and meeting project deadlines. 
Ability to gather, interpret, report, edit information, and extract complex academic information from various electronic, printed, and verbal sources. 
Experience interpreting academic program requirements and providing advice. 
Experience with applicable computer applications and basic computer functions to include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook or comparable software. 
Knowledge of career counseling tools and academic/career resources available to students. 
Experience providing subject matter expertise and counseling others. 

Criminal Background Check: This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check, to include fingerprinting.

Pay Plan: This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

How to Apply: If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at . If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.