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Academic Advisor

Posted: 12/18/2022

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Job no: 501210
Department: Arts & Science College
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Advising, Counseling
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Summary:
Academic Advisor (multiple positions) to provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students. This includes: academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, communicating relevant information verbally and electronically, and teaching a first-year experience or transition course. The duties and responsibilities of the position allow for Academic Advisors to work remotely up to 40% of the time, when the job permits. Full-time work in Oxford, OH will be necessary at least 3 days a week. Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Duties include but are not limited to: being assigned first and second year students in a CAS cognate area (biological sciences; humanities, physical sciences, mathematics/data science; social sciences) and CAS undeclared students; planning, implementing, and assessing programs for advisees and new students (transfer, international, and prospective); assisting with academic intervention and outreach efforts; participating in CAS strategic planning efforts; staffing CAS-related recruitment events; acting as a resource for faculty and other professional advisors, and serving on committees/working groups. Other duties as assigned by the Senior Assistant Dean, Associate or Assistant Directors.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree, which must be earned by date of appointment. 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 related graduate program can apply (graduate experience is prorated; 1 semester of an assistantship is equivalent to 2.25 months of full-time experience).

**Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States on a fulltime and indefinite basis.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with a master’s degree in academic advising, higher education administration, college student personnel, psychological counseling, student affairs, or related field. Nine (9) months or more of full-time advising experience in a university or college setting. 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. Applications will not be reviewed until all materials have been received. Inquiries may be directed to Senior Assistant Dean Peters at


Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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.

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:, 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.

Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).


Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin February 6, 2023 and will continue until the positions are 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 or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 21 Dec 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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