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Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Colleges of Arts and Sciences


Miami University

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Close Date:

Open Until Filled

Position Description

College of Arts and Science (Office of the Dean): Academic Advisor to provide individual academic advising for students in the College of Arts and Science and University Studies Program.


Provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students, assist in academic planning, and connect advisees with appropriate university resources as necessary; assist in the planning, implementation, or assessment of academic advising programs relating to specific student populations, such as: new students (orientation programs), University Studies (undeclared majors), international, transfer, and prospective student; participate in academic intervention and outreach efforts for “at-risk” students; assist in developing individual and departmental long-range plans and objectives; participate in Office of Admission recruitment and yield events by representing the College to prospective students and their families; utilize career development resources to assist students with identifying an appropriate major; teach a first-year experience course (UNV 101: I am Miami); 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 by the Assistant Dean.

Application Information

Institution Information

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.Miami University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report with information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at: Hard copy available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

Additional Information

Screening of applicants will begin October 4, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.  Annual salary: $41,000

Contact Information

Ted Peters (


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, which must be completed at the time of application; two or more years of advising experience in a university or college setting, this includes academic, career, study abroad, or other related areas; may include experience gained during a related graduate program.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, or college student personnel; understanding of student development theory;

  • experience working with diverse student populations;

  • understanding of 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 native Banner, DARs, Student Success Collaborative (Campus), and