Academic Advisor

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Education, Health, and Society: Academic Advisor to provide individual academic advising and support to undergraduate, and a small number of master’s degree students, as well as some program coordination and development in the College of Education, Health and Society (EHS). This includes academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, communicating relevant information, some teaching, and some program support in the Department of Educational Leadership.

Duties include and are not limited to: Participating in the planning, implementation, and
assessment of programs for new, international, transfer, and prospective students. Assisting with
academic intervention and outreach efforts, strategic planning, and Office of Admission
recruitment events. Teaching a first-year experience or transition course, acting as a resource for
faculty and other professional advisors across the University, and serving on
committees/working groups.  Other duties as assigned by the Dean, Associate Dean or Director
of Student Services.

Required: Master’s degree by date of appointment. Minimum 6 months of full-time advising experience in a university or college setting, including academic, career, study abroad, or other related areas.  Experience gained during a related graduate program can apply (graduate experience is pro-rated; 1 semester of an assistantship is equivalent to 2.25 months of full-time experience). 

This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis.  (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)

Consideration may be given to candidates with: Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, psychological counseling, or related field.  Understanding of student development theory; experience working with diverse student populations; understanding the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education; excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), organization, technological and collaborative skills; experience with tools such as: Banner, uAchieve (degree audits), Student Success Collaborative (Navigate), Oracle Business Intelligence, and Transferology.Com.

Submit cover letter and resume to Division will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application.  Direct inquiries may be directed to Roxann Sommers at . Screening of applications will begin May 6, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.


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