Job Positions

Coordinator of Advising

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Teacher Education


Miami University

Date Posted:

Apr 3 2018 10:00PM

Close Date:

Until Filled

Position Description

Teacher Education: Coordinator of Advising with primary responsibilities in academic advising for students interested in any of the 22 majors in the areas of Early, Middle, Adolescent & Young Adult, and Foreign Language Teacher Li censures; 12-month position.


  • Advise students in Academic and Career goals.
  • Discuss specific plans of study, analyze transcripts of previous coursework.
  • Explore ways to accomplish career goals related to licensure in early, middle, adolescent & young adult education, and foreign language, and chart student plans of study.
  • Create and maintain detailed plans of study and “road maps” for all 22 majors in EDT.
  • Be continuously aware of academic changes at Miami University, in EDT, including modifications required by the Ohio Department of Education.
  • Notify EDT faculty of changes that have occurred or are expected to occur.
  • Assist in recruitment efforts of the Admissions office by meeting with visiting high school students and their parents, with prospective students from diverse backgrounds, with prospective transfer students, as well as with accepted, but not confirmed, students.
  • Participate in recruitment, admission, and new student activities. Support department goals for diversifying the teaching pool in implementation of new initiatives.
  • Serve as a liaison between EDT and regional campus students, faculty, and advisors.
  • Participate in advising activities on regional campuses (must be willing to travel between campuses).
  • Serve as a liaison between EDT and other departments/divisions within the University, as requested, especially explaining our requirements to departments that have courses required in our programs.
  • Work with other departments to serve students with double majors.Represent EDT and advise in orientation programs for incoming first-year students, transfer students, and international students.
  • Utilize DARS (Degree Audit Report System), Banner, and SSC-Campus (Advising calendar and note-taking platform) to review, create and maintain files for undergraduates to record and track students’ progress toward degree requirements.
  • May teach first year experience course each semester.

Application Process

Direct inquiries to Kimberly Wachenheim at Submit cover, resume and list of three references to Review of applications will begin on April 4, 2018 and continues until position is filled. Miami University, an EO/AA employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. 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.

Institution Information

Miami is a residential university with faculty who are dedicated to learning and discovery. A liberal education core provides the foundation for the more specialized studies of the majors. Immersing students in both academic and co-curricular experiences has enabled Miami to achieve a top-tier national ranking among universities that provide the best student outcomes. Founded in 1809, Miami's name reflects the history of the Native American tribe that once inhabited the Miami Valley region of Ohio. Miami maintains strong ties with the Miami Tribe, now located in Oklahoma. The main campus in located is Oxford, Ohio (35 miles north of Cincinnati). Regional locations include Hamilton, Middletown, and West Chester, Ohio and the European Center in Luxembourg.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Direct inquiries to Kimberly Wachenheim at


Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Student Affairs, or education related field;
  • 1-3 or more years of advising experience (including experience gained during an educational program) in a university or college setting in academic, career, study abroad and/or related areas;
  • Excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), organizational, technological, and collaborative skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Teacher licensure (current or previous) with 1-3 years K-12 teaching experience