• Program Coordinator & Advisor

    Miami University
    Job Description

    Job no: 496636
    Department: Provost & VP for Acad Affairs
    Location: Oxford, OH
    Work type: Salary Staff
    Categories: Advising, Counseling, Student Services
    Status: Full Time
    Temporary: No

    Job Title: Program Coordinator & Advisor
    Job Summary:

    Provide accurate and current curricular information for prospective high school applicants and admitted nursing students at Miami University; assist in the planning and implementation of targeted academic advising outreach for majors on the Oxford campus; support the Office of Admission during campus visit programs by presenting to prospective students and their families; provide academic advising during Orientations; serve as an advising resource for nursing faculty; support efforts of Career Services and Professional Development; utilize advising tools such as DARS, transferology.com, SSC-Campus, and SCT Banner; implement special projects and initiatives for the nursing department; support Living Learning Community programming for first and second year students, and programming for third and fourth year students to continue to support cohort learning. The position is 12-month, full-time. Some evenings, weekends, and local travel between Oxford, Hamilton, Middletown, West Chester, Cincinnati and Dayton.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Master’s degree must be earned by the start date; at least one year of experience, post baccalaureate, in academic advising and/or related student development programs in a university or community college setting. Relevant experience gained during a graduate program may also apply. Must have experience working with diverse student populations and those seeking admission into a competitive program. Excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), interpersonal, collaborative skills, organization, and technological skills. Requires an ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty and staff. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation. 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:

    Master’s degree preferred in student affairs, higher education, college student personnel, counseling, nursing, or related field; experience advising or working in a healthcare field. An understanding of student development theory and an understanding of the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education.

    Special Instructions to Applicants:

    Applicants must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. Direct inquiries to Kelli Bray at braykd@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 March 26, 2020 and continues until the position is filled.

    Benefits Eligible:



    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: 12 Mar 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

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