Academic Advisor - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID:  2197

Academic Advisor

Appointment: Full-time, 12 month position 


  1. Provide accurate and current curricular information for students pursing baccalaureate and associate degrees offered at Miami University; special focus on Miami Regional degrees and programs.
  2. Assist in the planning and implementation of targeted academic advising programs such as: University Studies, College Credit Plus (CCP), Developmental, and other assigned student populations.
  3. Coordinate outreach to students on academic probation and warning, focused on retention and improved academic standing.
  4. Assist with academic petition process for academic actions and transfer credits, as appropriate.
  5. Support the Office of Admission during campus visit programs by presenting to prospective students and their families.
  6. Utilize career development resources to assist students identify an appropriate major.
  7. Coordinate and participate in academic advising services with the Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration program (SOAR).
  8. Serve as a trainer and resource for faculty and faculty advisors.
  9. Partner with academic advisors across the University to ensure consistency among faculty and staff in service to students.
  10. Instruct up to three credit hours per-term of student success course work, such as UNV 101: I am Miami, as needed.
  11. Utilize advising tools such as DARS,, AdvisorTrac, EAB, and SCT Banner.
  12. Assist in developing individual and departmental long range plans and objectives, based on the needs of the campus.
  13. One evening per week will be required, in addition to some evening programs and weekend hours.
  14. Other duties as assigned by director.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree, preferably in student affairs, counseling or related field upon appointment. At least 1 year 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.

Preferred Qualifications

An understanding of student development theory and an understanding of the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education.  Experience in working with at-risk, diverse student populations.  Excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), interpersonal, collaborative skills, organization, and technological skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty and staff.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

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  • Academic Advisor
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  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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