Academic Advisor - College of Engineering & Computing

Job description

Job no: 498366
Department: Engineering & Computing College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Advising, Counseling
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Academic Advisor - College of Engineering & Computing

Job Summary:

Academic Advisors provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students. This includes academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, and some teaching.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Academic Advisor (multiple positions) to provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students in the Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (MME) department, the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and Chemical, Paper, and Biomedical Engineering (CPB) departments, which includes: academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, and communicating relevant information verbally and electronically. Will participate in the planning, implementation, and assessment of programs for: new students, international, transfer, and prospective students. Will initiate academic intervention and outreach efforts, office strategic planning, and Office of Admission recruitment events. May teach a first-year experience or transition course, act as a resource for faculty and other professional advisors across the University, and serve on committees/working groups. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, psychological counseling, or related field by start 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.)

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates 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; experience advising and working with engineering and computing students.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Dr. Brian Kirkmeyer 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 applications will begin March 17, 2021 and will continue until the position is 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: 5/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time