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First-Time-In-College Advisor

Pensacola State College, Academic Advising

Job Title: First-Time-In-College Advisor
Reference Code: Job #2548
Job Location: Pensacola , FL
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Advising/counseling/support
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-11-02
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Pensacola State College

The First-Time-In-College Advisor position is a full-time 12-month professional level position. The successful candidate will implement strategic initiatives to positively impact enrollment, retention rates, and completion rates of students; carry out ongoing strategies and processes for addressing barriers to student success; and provide academic advising and career guidance for students. Additionally, the successful candidate will assist with new student orientation, registration, and completion efforts for assigned students; review and interpret test placement scores; make appropriate referrals for academic and student support services; and actively engage with first-time-in-college students via calling campaigns, workshops, or other retention strategies. This position reports to the Coordinator, First-Time-In-College Advising Center.


Job Requirements


Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree and a valid driver’s license is required. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations. Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position. A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.


Prefer academic advising experience; use of intentional advising model; effective caseload management experience; ability to interact with diverse populations in a professional and confidential manner; and proven work experience in addressing and overcoming barriers to student success.


$30,000.00 - $35,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable. However, the college does not generally hire at the top of the range.)

Information and Application Process Instructions

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS: Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume’ to supplement the online application. If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted. The supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application. If you have any questions about this process contact Tanesha McCreary via email at

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin November 7, 2017. To receive full consideration, the online application and supplemental application materials must be received by November 6, 2017.

To apply visit the website at

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To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Rhonda A. Likely as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Rhonda A. Likely
Human Resources Office
1000 College Boulevard
Pensacola , FL 32504
Phone: (850) 484-1731
Phone: (850) 484-1760
Fax: (850) 484-1711

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