Detailed Job Description
Help to ensure consistent and high quality academic advising across the University by overseeing advising-related communications, coordinating comprehensive advisor training (including training resources and materials) and University-wide assessment of advising, and serving as a resource for the Undergraduate Academic Advising Council.
Oversees advising-related communications to all advisors and students across the University (e.g., website, online resources, and other communications); coordinates comprehensive advisor training; coordinates University-wide assessment of advising; coordinates issues and troubleshoots problems related to advising e-tools, such as AdvisorTrac; oversees the advising-related publications such as the General Bulletin and new student guidebook; assists with the advising components of the UNV 101 (first-year experience) course to ensure consistency across divisions; serves on and acts as a resource for the Undergraduate Academic Advising Council; responds to and tracks student concerns related to advising; other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree; outstanding writing and communication skills; at least two years of experience in direct delivery of academic advising to undergraduate students (can be while or after completing an advanced degree program); familiarity with best practices in academic advising and the professional literature on academic advising; ability to work both independently and collaborate across departments and divisions; evidence of the capacity to learn and work with advising-related materials and software systems; exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills.
Master's degree; familiarity with Miami information and advising systems, e.g., Banner, AdvisorTrac, Degree Audit Report, u.Direct; familiarity with Miami University organizational structure, particularly academic affairs; capacity to exhibit a high degree of attention to detail; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to prioritize a large volume of on-going tasks and projects; demonstrated capacity to enhance respect for diversity; demonstrated ability to work well with other University departments, divisions, offices and programs.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants will be asked to submit cover letter detailing interest in the position and approach to academic advising, resume and list of three references when applying to this position. Inquires can be directed to Dr. Carolyn Haynes, firstname.lastname@example.org.