Academic Advisor

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Working Title:Academic Advisor Department:University Honors Program Division:Academic Affairs Campus:Oxford Posting Date:12/20/2018 Job Category:Staff Position Group:Unclassified Job Description Summary:

Job ID: 6710

The University Honors Program seeks an Academic Advisor to advise a cohort of Honors students by providing regular and timely advice and assistance in meeting Honors requirements through course work and other high-impact educational experiences.

Duties/Physical Demands:
  • Provide programmatic advising and support to undergraduate students in the University Honors Program (UHP) as described in the UHP Advising Plan
  • Counsel students on proposing course extension and co-/extra-curricular Honors Experiences; evaluate and approve Honors Experience proposals; monitor completion of the proposed experience; and evaluate the final Honors Experience reflection
  • Counsel students on proposing Honors with Distinction projects; evaluate and approve Honors with Distinction project proposals; monitor completion of the proposed project; evaluate and approve completed Honors with Distinction projects
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, or assessment of programs relating to specific student populations, such as: new students (orientation programs), University Studies (undeclared majors), transfer, and prospective students
  • Collaborate with one or more UASP faculty coordinators to develop programming
  • Participate in high ability student recruitment and yield events by representing the University Honors Program to prospective students and their families
  • Teach a first-year experience course (UNV 101: I am Miami) as needed
  • 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
Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree; earned by date of appointment

At least 12 months of advising or student affairs experience in a university or college setting. Relevant experience gained during a related graduate program may apply. Excellent written and oral communication skills

Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, college student personnel, or related field
  • Experience working with high ability students
  • Experience working with diverse student populations
  • Understanding of the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education
  • Excellent organization, technological and collaborative skills
  • Experience with tools such as native Banner, DARs, Student Success Collaborative (Campus), and
Hours Per Week/Percent Time:100% Duration:12 months Temporary:No Benefit Eligible:Yes Date to Begin Screening:01/16/2019 Required Documents:Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume Special Instructions to Applicant:Direct inquiries to Dr. Samuel (Zeb) Baker at [email protected] Application Types Accepted:Unclassified Criminal Background Check Required:Yes




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Job No:
Posted: 12/25/2018
Application Due: 2/18/2019
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