Academic Advisor - AAS

Miami University

Oxford , OH

ID: 7075668
Posted: March 4, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

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


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