Academic Advisor IV

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Student Development/Enrollment Services

Classification Title:

Academic Advisor IV

Job Description:


  • The coordinator will provide academic advising to student-athletes on assigned teams to include scheduling of classes, major selection, and required progression for enrollment/graduation to ensure students are making satisfactory progress towards their degree.
  • The coordinator will monitor academic progress for continuing eligibility, transfer eligibility, graduation, coordinate travel letter distribution, produce academic grade reports, monitor study hall hours, oversee mentoring of at-risk student-athletes and communicate often with the coaching staff.
  • The coordinator will assist in the recruitment process, keep current with changes in NCAA and university policies and will maintain daily communication with students and coaches on assigned teams in regard to academic development.


  • The coordinator will be responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training tutors.
  • The coordinator will establish professional relationships with campus personnel to effectively recruit for tutor positions and provide leadership to the tutorial program to maintain certification by the College Learning and Reading Association.
  • The coordinator will communicate will all other ASSA staff, athletic department staff as needed and university personnel on issues pertaining to the tutor program as necessary.
  • The coordinator is also responsible for understanding the various uses of GradesFirst and maintaining accurate information about tutoring on the ASSA website.
  • Understanding the rules compliance is a critical element of this position and adhere to NCAA, Conference, UCF and UCFAA rules, regulations and policies.
  • Attend appropriate rules compliance programs offered by the NCAA, Conference, UCF, and UCFAA Athletics Compliance Office.
  • Attend all ASSA staff meetings, SDES and UCFAA meetings as requested or assigned by Director of ASSA and collaborate with other offices on campus as necessary.
  • Assist ASSA and UCFAA staff members with other assignments, events and special projects to include managing study hall area, recognition ceremonies and awards nomination, orientations, life skills programming, book distribution and collection, etc.
  • The coordinator will perform other duties as assigned by the Director of ASSA.


SDES - Academic Services for Student Athletes

Work Schedule:

As required

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$42,367 - Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of relevant experience, or a Master's degree and 2+ years

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with football student-athletes at the Division I level.
  • Prefer selected candidate to possess experience working with at-risk student-athletes in an academic support environment to including mentoring and advising.
  • Familiarity with coordinating a study hall or a computer lab is preferred.
  • Prefer candidate to have experience with tutorial programming and planning
  • Familiarity with NCAA progress rules, excellent communication and organizational skills, and the ability to work with a diverse population and with a dynamic staff in a fast-paced environment.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.


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