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Academic Advisor

Posted: 06/16/2021

Job no: 498841
Department: Farmer School of Business
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Advising, Counseling
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Academic Advisor

Job Summary: 

Academic Advisor with primary responsibilities in advising undergraduate business students.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Provides individual academic advising and assists in academic planning and decision making; makes referrals to appropriate resources and offices; initiates outreach programs for academically at-risk students; explores new advising initiatives; represents School to prospective students and families; assists with open houses and other recruitment initiatives; supports students seeking admission to business program and orientation programs for first-year, transfer, and international students; teaches First Year Experience (FYE) course. Position affords significant opportunity for additional project-based contributions and cross-training development. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean and Director of Advising.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree, which must be completed by start date. 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 graduate program can apply (graduate experience is pro-rated with one (1) semester being equivalent to two and a quarter (2.25) months of full-time experience). Excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), organizational, technological, and collaborative skills.

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 (preferably in higher education, counseling or college student personnel); experience working with diverse students including first generation, international students, etc. (advising, programming, student organizations, career advising, and/or study abroad advising, etc.)

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in the application. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Marcia Smith at 

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 or 513-529-3560.
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin June 28, 2021 and will continue until the 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 or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 16 Jun 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

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