Academic Advisor - College of Arts & Science

Job description

Job no: 498379
Department: Arts & Science College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Advising, Counseling
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Academic Advisor - College of Arts & Science

Job Summary:

Academic Advisor (multiple positions) to provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Science (CAS). This includes: academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, and teaching.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Participating in the planning, implementation, and assessment of programs for first-year, transfer, and prospective students, both domestic and international, as well as University Studies (undeclared) majors. Will assist with initiating academic intervention and outreach efforts and participating in CAS strategic planning and Office of Admission recruitment events. Will teach a first-year experience or transition course, act as a resource for faculty and other professional advisors, and serve on committees/working groups. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree by date of appointment. Minimum six (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 with one (1) semester of an assistantship being equivalent to two and a quarter (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.)

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with a master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, psychological counseling, or related field; Nine (9) months or more of full-time advising experience in a university or college setting; 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.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae with application; an application is not considered complete until all of these have been submitted. Division will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Assistant Dean, Theodore Peters at [email protected]

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:

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 [email protected] 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:, 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) 529-2223.

Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of complete applications will begin March 17, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Benefits Eligible:


A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 03 Mar 2021 Eastern Standard Time




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Posted: 3/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time