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Florida Atlantic University Academic Advisor II in Boca Raton, Florida

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Position Summary:

Florida Atlantic University is seeking a Academic Advisor II, Boca Raton, FL.

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, FAU is pushing the boundaries of higher education. Florida Atlantic's faculty and staff are trailblazers and innovators with a passion for finding creative solutions while advancing science, art, and technology in all disciplines. Our work environment is a hub of cultures from across the nation and the world, making FAU a place where collaboration flourishes.

Summary of Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide learning strategies for at-risk student-athletes by offering proactive and individualized support to enhance academic success and develop independent learners.

  • Assist student-athletes with understanding and meeting academic eligibility guidelines based on NCAA, C-USA, and FAU requirements. Conference, and NCAA policies, procedures, rules, and ‎regulations.

  • Provide excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with athletics business partners, coaches, administrators, student-athletes, parents, faculty and staff.

  • Apply NCAA standards to determine continuing eligibility status and provide guidance related to consequences of enrollment decisions.

  • Provide support for departmental APR progress initiatives pertaining to retention, eligibility, and completion.

  • Work collaboratively with college advisors to ensure that student-athletes receive appropriate academic advising.

  • Work effectively with coaches to promote an educational atmosphere that promotes academic achievement.

  • Assist with and implement life skills programming for student-athletes.

  • Meet with prospective student-athletes and their parents to provide an overview of the academic opportunities at the University.

  • Work at SACAE and Athletic sponsored events and functions.

  • May supervise OPS employee/intern.

  • Coordinate administrative projects and other assignments as assigned by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree from an accredited institution in an appropriate area of specialization and three years of advising or appropriate experience required.Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential to success in this position.Must be proficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel.Must also have excellent customer service, organizational and time management skills.


$48,000 - $49,000

College or Department:

Undergraduate Studies


Boca Raton

Work Days and Hours:

Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Evenings and weekends as needed.

Application Deadline:


Special Instructions to Applicant:

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711Final 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. Successful completion of a background check, which may include a motor vehicle check, credit check, fingerprinting or additional screening, is required for the selected candidate prior to the start date.A resume and a cover letter are required for this position. Make sure to attach these required documents in the Attachments section of the application. Any missing required documents may result in disqualification.

Florida Atlantic University is where your future begins.

Florida Atlantic's 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. 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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