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Academic Advisor

Posted: 12/18/2022

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Job no: 501137
Department: Farmer School of Business
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Advising, Counseling
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Summary:
Academic Advisor with primary responsibilities in advising undergraduate business students. Miami University recognizes that technology enables us to find new ways of providing first class service and workplace flexibility. 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, Ohio 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:

  • The Academic Advisors primary responsibility is to provide academic advising and assist in academic planning and decision making for Business students from their first year through senior year. Teaches several sections of the First Year Experience (FYE) course. Makes referrals to appropriate resources and offices; initiates outreach for academically at-risk students; explores new advising initiatives; represents FSB to prospective students and families; assists with open houses and other recruitment initiatives; supports students seeking admission to business program and orientation programs. Position affords significant opportunity for additional project-based contributions, cross-training development, and focused work with specific student populations. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean and Director of Advising.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree 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 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.

**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 higher education, counseling or college student personnel; experience working with diverse student populations including first generation, international students, etc.; experience with advising, programming, and project management.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and resume. Inquiries may be directed to Marcia Smith 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 January 11, 2023 and will continue 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 or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 21 Dec 2022 Eastern Standard Time

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