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Academic Advisor

Employer
Miami University
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Jan 19, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Education Health & Society: Academic Advisor to support undergraduate students in the college. This position includes academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, communicating relevant information, and some teaching.

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

Required: Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, psychological counseling, or related field, which must be completed 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 prorated; 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 the following: A master’s degree in academic advising, higher education administration, college student personnel, psychological counseling, student affairs, or related field; with a proven understanding of student development theory; experience working with diverse student populations; 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; experience advising and working with engineering and computing students.  Experience with Kinesiology, Nutrition and/or Public Health programs and other related areas would be beneficial.

Submit cover letter and resume to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/499716/academic-advisor. Division will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries may be directed to Roxann Sommers, Search Committee Chair, at sommerrl@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin February 2, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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 sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at http://www.miamioh.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225.  Criminal background check required.  All campuses are smoke- and tobacco free.

Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

 

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