Academic Advisor - Valencia College in Orlando Florida

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Valencia College

Orlando, Florida

United States
(HR0550 (Part)


Detailed Job Description

Provides developmental advising to students and program assistance in student services areas.

Campus Location

 Lake Nona CampusDepartment: Student Services Administration

Essential Job Functions

1. Provides developmental advising to students in individual and group settings, including discussions of life and educational goals, educational planning, review of entry assessment information and course selection in accordance with the LifeMap system.
2. Provides students with in-depth college information and policy interpretation relevant to their academic progress (i.e. graduation requirements, transfer information, counselors, etc.).
3. Refers students to appropriate resources to support their academic success (i.e. financial aid, career center, tutoring center and student development programs, etc.).
4. Accesses, inputs and retrieves information from a computer.
5. Reviews college transfer coursework to determine initial educational plan.
6. Implements specific components of the student services program as to provide efficient and quality student services.
7. Accepts referral from academic deans, faculty and student services staff to assist specific students in accomplishing educational goals.
8. Provides advising support for specific populations and programs.
9. Facilitates development of educational plan for suspended and probation students using developmental advising in order to adhere to college policy.
10. Performs all other duties as assigned.


1. Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution [preferred] in psychology, education, sociology, or related field.
2. Experience with developmental advising.
3. Experience working with students in an educational setting.
4. A demonstrated commitment to diversity.
5. Must be able to perform all of the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Knowledge Skills Abilities

1. Knowledge of college's policies and procedures.
2. Knowledge of educational policies and graduation requirements of multiple colleges and universities.
3. Ability to research the educational policies and graduation requirements of any college or university.
4. Ability to collaborate with other departments in order to resolve student issues to full resolution.
5. Ability to continuously learn, interpret and explain new knowledge regarding changes and advancements in federal, state, college policies and regulations and technology.
6. Ability to maintain records and files.
7. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
8. Ability to work independently and as a team member with flexibility and thoroughness in the performance of duties.
9. Ability to work effectively in a diverse community and meet the needs of diverse student populations.


$17.60 per hour

Equal Employment and Preference-Eligibility

Valencia College provides equal opportunity for equal opportunity for employment and educational services to all individuals as it relates to admission to the College or to programs, any aid, benefit, or service to students or wages and other terms, conditions or privileges of employment, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information and any other factor prohibited under applicable federal, state, and local civil rights laws, rules and regulations.

Valencia College extends preference in employment for eligible veterans in accordance to Florida State Statute 295.07.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Academic Advisor
  • Inclusive Excellence
  • Learning-Centered
  • Multi-cultural
  • Academic Advising
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: See Job Description