Job Details
Academic Success Advisor
Staff
Melbourne

Florida Institute of Technology is in search of an Academic Success Advisor for our First and Second Year Experience Department.  This is a full-time position.  This position is an advisor for third/fourth year students with 60 credit hours or more on probation, conditionally readmitted, dual enrollment, and transfer students.  The review of applications will begin on October 1, 2019.  This position will have an anticipated start date of January 6, 2020.


About Florida Institute of Technology
Celebrating 60 years of relentlessly pursuing greatness, Florida Tech was founded in 1958 at the dawn of the Space Race that would soon define the Atlantic coast of Florida and captivate the nation. Now the premier private technological university in the Southeast, Florida Tech is a Tier 1 Best National University in U.S. News & World Report and one of just nine schools in Florida lauded by the Fiske Guide to Colleges. Ranked among the top 5 percent of 18,000 degree-granting institutions worldwide in the 2018-19 World University Rankings and named one of just 14 U.S.-based Golden Age universities in 2018 by Times Higher Education, Florida Tech is one of the nation’s Best Value Colleges as determined by Forbes in 2018. Florida Tech offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in aeronautics and aviation, engineering, computing and cybersecurity, business, science and mathematics, psychology, education and communication. Learn more at www.fit.edu.
 

Responsibilities:


• Meet one-on-one on a regular schedule with all students with 60 credit hours or more on probation and conditionally readmitted to develop a plan for academic recovery.  These meetings will continue as long as the student is on probation.  When appropriate, communicate with the student’s faculty advisor.
• Be the first point of contact for all first-time-in-college and transfer students with 60 credit hours or more transferring to Florida Tech.  Work with the students to make sure all appropriate documents have been submitted to the university.  Connect students with their academic department for advising and registration.  Be the advisor for non-academic matters during their first year.
• Maintain contact and meet with personnel in the various colleges/departments on topics to include departmental changes in the curriculum, departmental policy changes, schedule adjustments, and other academic concerns as necessary.
• Work with various student departments on campus to ensure students have the appropriate resources available to help with their success.
• Serve as a point of contact for parents.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
 

 

Requirements:
• Master’s degree
• Minimum of 2-5 years of experience required in area of expertise

Qualified candidates should officially apply at: https://www.fit.edu/employment/


Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES).


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