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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to over 50,000 students, 11,000 faculty and staff and 332,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 public research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, nine straight years of record enrollment, global leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 Conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.65 billion and its endowment totals $1.8 billion.About the College
The College of Education, Criminal Justice, Human Services, and Information Technology (CECH) is dedicated to making a difference in our communities through outreach, academic programs, and community partnerships. Our students and faculty work side-by-side with educators, athletic directors, community wellness experts, cybersecurity analysts, and local, state and federal law enforcement officials. We value experiential learning as an important element of our degree programs. Current research is incorporated into every course to ensure our graduates are prepared to address the most urgent challenges of our society.About the Student Services Center
The CECH Student Services Center is home to our college’s undergraduate academic advisors, as well as our college’s Student Success Team, including retention and career specialists, and our embedded mental health counselor.Job Overview
The CECH Student Services Center is currently hiring a senior academic advisor to advise undergraduate students and programs in the School of Information Technology. This position will utilize student development theory to provide academic advising, guidance, and support to CECH undergraduate students and faculty. Primary job responsibilities will be to advise current and prospective CECH undergraduate students on how to meet their educational, professional, and personal goals.
Standard Days Worked: M-FEssential Functions
Type of Appointment: Full-Time (12 Months)
Work Location: Office location is 360 Teachers-Dyer Complex. Position is eligible for hybrid work.
Essential Functions Continued
- Provide academic advising to facilitate students’ successful and timely educational planning and degree completion in alignment with their educational and career goals.
- Serve as advisor for a designated caseload of students through proactive outreach, support, and education. Develop a rapport of trust and accessibility with assigned students. Ensure accurate advice and quality support, contributing to persistence and a positive student experience.
- Monitor student progress and develop graduation plans in partnership with individual students. Provide information regarding curriculum, policies, procedures, opportunities, and guidelines for academic programs.
- Evaluate student information and utilize data to facilitate enrollment and registration. Maintain advising and enrollment records. In partnership with faculty, assess advanced standing credit, substitute courses to meet graduation requirements, and create degree audit exceptions. Facilitate and/or complete degree certification.
- Evaluate student needs and provide appropriate resource referral to career, academic, counseling, and student life resources and opportunities.
- Support students through educational transition processes (ex. orientation, exploration, transfer, transition, and graduation.)
- Recommend actions related to academic alert, probation, suspension and dismissal of students. Identify opportunities for high-performing student engagement and goal attainment.
- Utilize current advising and student success technologies for outreach to students.
- Support student needs with sound equity and inclusion practices for student success.
- Engage in ongoing professional development and training to maintain up-to-date knowledge about advising practices, policies, technologies, and student success needs at the university and in higher education.
- Function as a member of the advising team to ensure the proper workflow and outcomes of the unit. Collaborate with UC advising community colleagues to advance quality advising practice.
- May lead a programmatic area of oversight and planning for a student success program or function within a unit. Conceptualize, develop, implement, and evaluate the program.
- Train and mentor new academic advisors and other unit staff on key student service functions.
- Recommend policy to best meet student needs.
- Attend related meetings and functions.
- Perform related duties based on departmental need.
Bachelor’s DegreeRequired Experience
Three (3) years of academic advising and/or student success experience.Additional Qualifications Considered
Physical Requirements/Work EnvironmentOffice environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.Application Process
- Knowledge of the Information Technology and Cybersecurity fields.
- Knowledge of UC systems and policies (including co-op processes).
- Experience working with international student populations.
- Experience working with online, non-traditional learners.
- Prior experience with electronic degree audit systems, and proficiency and comfort with technology.
- Master’s degree in Higher Education or a student development-related field.
Interested and qualified applicants must apply online and include:
- Cover letter of interest
Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items. Applications without a cover letter and resume will not be considered for the position. Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
- Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP). To learn more about why UC is a great place to work, please visit our careers page at https://www.uc.edu/careers.html
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