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  • Academic Advisor

    Miami University
    Job Description

     

    Job no: 496503
    Department: Arts & Science College
    Location: Oxford, OH
    Work type: Salary Staff
    Categories: Advising, Counseling
    Status: Full Time
    Temporary: No

    Job Title: Academic Advisor
    Salary/Grade:

     $41,000 - $43,000

    Job Summary:

    College of Arts and Science (Office of the Dean): Academic Advisor position in the College of Arts & Science and University Studies Advising Office.

    Duties/Physical Demands:

    Provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Science (CAS), 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, University Studies/undeclared majors, international, transfer, and prospective students. Will assist with: academic intervention and outreach efforts, office 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 across the University, and serve on committees/working groups. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Require: Master’s degree, which must be completed by start date. Minimum 9 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; 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:

    Desire: Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, psychological counseling, or related field. 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 and resume. Application will require list of three references. Application will not be reviewed until all materials have been received. Direct inquiries to Christa Branson at bransocl@MiamiOH.edu. 

    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 ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu 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: http://www.MiamiOH.edu/campus-safety/annual-report/index.html, 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 begins February 14, 2020 and continues until position is filled.

    Benefits Eligible:

    Yes

     

    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 ADAFacultyStaff@Miamioh.edu or (513) 529-3560.

    Advertised: 29 Jan 2020 Eastern Standard Time

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