Academic Advisor Part Time (Multiple Vacancies) (100% remote)

Broward College
Central Campus

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description Summary

Under general supervision the purpose of the job is to provide academic advisement for prospective, current, and former students within a specified undergraduate academic department or equivalent unit of a college. Employees in this job classification are responsible for assessing academic levels, attending to student academic inquiries, assisting in the resolution of individual academic problems, and advising on academic program changes. Advises and assists students in the development of academic plans and class schedules, analyzes applications, transfer evaluations, and transcripts for entry and exit from the university. Develops and maintains appropriate files and records. Performs related work as directed.

This position will be 100% remote.     

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum Experience/Training:

  • Three years of experience in student services.
  • Must be a Florida resident.

Essential Functions:

  • Daily - 30%: Provides academic consulting services to students, prospective students, and former students, including complex analysis and integration.
  • Daily - 10%: Answers student inquiries and resolves problems related to curriculum and course prerequisites, referring to catalogues, written course descriptions, and other appropriate sources.
  • Daily - 10%: Receives and reviews transcripts to ensure eligibility for admission to a specific college or program including unofficial evaluation of transfer credits and applicability of academic credit to program requirements.
  • Daily - 7%: Reviews student files to ensure deadlines are met for completing various graduation requirements such as coursework requirements, and other specific program requirements.
  • Daily - 10%: Guides students thru the educational planning process. Provides an educational plan for students enrolled in SLS courses, and other FTIC and returning students. Maintains the educational plan thru mainframe and WEB interfaces.
  • Daily - 5%: Coordinates orientation materials and multimedia presentations including updates and revisions. Conducts/facilitates Group Orientation/Advisement sessions for FTIC students.
  • Daily - 7%: Responds to email inquiries from students about advisement, registration, graduation, transfer information, and other procedures at BCC. Also responds to email inquiries from Staff, Faculty, and Administrators.
  • Daily - 6^%: Maintains electronic calendar to facilitate the scheduling of automated appointments from the student advisement appointment system, and meetings, workshops, and committees without creating time conflicts.
  • Daily - 5%: Provides "Express/Fast Track" advisement for students without appointments, who need quick resolutions for existing academic problems.
  • Daily - 5%: Prepares form letters, individual letters, and information packets in support of group and/or individual recruitment efforts; attends and participates in individual and group orientation and other information dissemination sessions.
  • Other - 5%: Performs related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong academic advising knowledge, strong computer skills interpersonal relationship skills.


Diversity and Inclusion

Works effectively with all individuals and contributes to a positive environment by working with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff and external constituents. Contributes to an inclusive, respectful, and empowering working environment that welcomes diverse perspectives

Respect for Others

Demonstrates respect for team members and constituents by valuing their contributions toward the goals of the work unit and the College. Maintains professionalism and contributes to a cohesive work environment


Cooperates and collaborates with individuals & groups that supports the mission and values of the College

Flexibility & Adaptability

Adapts approaches as situations in the work environment changes. Supports change based on the environmental needs, emerging technologies, and system upgrades

Technical Expertise

Effectively applies concepts, theories, methods, tools, techniques, and expertise in area of discipline (i.e. HR, Finance, Student Affairs, etc.)

Continuous Improvement & Learning

Actively develops one’s own skills and explores opportunities for personal learning and continuous development within the job’s functionality and in support of the goals and mission of department, division and the College


Position Time Type

Part time     

Position Number



Central Student Services Advising    

Salary Range

$18.00 - $20.00 per hour   

Posting End Date


Work Schedule



To be considered for this position, a completed online employment application form along with a resume and unofficial transcript are required. The first review date of applications will begin on September 21, 2021.Designated Essential Personnel


Special Instructions to Applicant:

For positions requiring a degree, official transcripts are required upon hire. An unofficial copy of the degree/transcript is acceptable during the application process and must be attached to the online application. If unable to attach the documentation, please email the document to or fax to 954-201-7612, stating clearly the position name(s) and position number(s) the transcript is to be attached to.

Foreign Transcript: Transcripts issued outside of the United States require an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. This report must be attached with the application and submitted by the application deadline. All required documentation must be received on or before the job posting end date.

**Please note that multiple documents can be uploaded in the “Resume/CV” section of the application**

Please refer to the link with the instructions on how to submit an application with multiple documents.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of the required background screening process.

Broward College uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 Form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes

Diversity and Inclusion are a priority at Broward College
Broward College is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from eligible veterans and spouses of veterans, underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. The College does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or any other legally protected classification.

For inquiries regarding Title IX and the college’s non-discrimination policies, contact the Executive Director, Talent and Culture at 954-201-7288, Broward College, 6400 NW 6th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309.

Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation with the application process, please contact the Talent and Culture Department at


The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted of describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related education/experience beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Broward College reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.

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