Academic Advisor

Oxford, OH
Sep 25, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

College of Arts and Science (Office of the Dean): Academic Advisor to provide individual academic advising for students in the College of Arts and Science and University Studies Program.

Provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students, assist in academic planning, and connect advisees with appropriate university resources as necessary; assist in the planning, implementation, or assessment of academic advising programs relating to specific student populations, such as: new students (orientation programs), University Studies (undeclared majors), international, transfer, and prospective student; participate in academic intervention and outreach efforts for “at-risk” students; assist in developing individual and departmental long-range plans and objectives; participate in Office of Admission recruitment and yield events by representing the College to prospective students and their families; utilize career development resources to assist students with identifying an appropriate major; teach a first-year experience course (UNV 101: I am Miami); serve as a resource for faculty and other professional advisors across the University; participate on committees, intra-office working groups, or special projects; other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean.

Require:  Master’s degree, which must be completed at the time of application; two or more years of advising experience in a university or college setting, this includes academic, career, study abroad, or other related areas; may include experience gained during a related graduate program. Desire: Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, or college student personnel; understanding of student development theory; experience working with diverse student populations; understanding of 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 native Banner, DARs, Student Success Collaborative (Campus), and

Submit a cover letter and resume and three letters of reference (as “other”) to  Direct inquiries to Ted Peters at  Screening of applicants will begin October 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Annual salary:  $41,000.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is firmly committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University does not permit and takes action to prevent harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of  sex (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, military status, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. Miami University immediately investigates and takes disciplinary and/or remedial action when appropriate. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities should be directed to or by phone at (513) 529-3560.

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