Assistant Dean & Chief Divisional 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 1032

The assistant dean has primary responsibility for overseeing academic advising, registration and course scheduling, admission and recruitment, and graduation of undergraduate students in the College of Creative Arts.


  • Oversees the development and implementation of the divisional academic advising plan--including advising-related functions, policies, and procedures, in alignment with the University-wide plan and guidelines.  Key functions include overseeing the graduation certification for CCA students, petitions and exceptions, advisee assignments, advisor training, advising assessment, advising communications, and academic intervention processes.
  • Serves on advising- and recruitment-related university committees (e.g., Undergraduate Academic Advising Council, Inter-Divisional Committee of Advisors, Summer Orientation Committee)
  • Serves on the divisional Executive Committee and other assigned committees as per CCA Governance
  • Participates and oversees the division’s involvement in Summer Orientation
  • Oversees the divisional Arts Day event every fall
  • Coordinates recruitment and admission efforts for the division, including recruitment and yield events and communications, as well as work with student ambassadors
  • Responding to and tracking student concerns related to advising
  • Supervising  the part-time professional staff advisor within the division
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Three to five 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, recruitment practices and student development
  • Ability to work both independently and collaborate across departments and divisions
  • Evidence of the capacity to learn and work with university information and software systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of, or experience with, arts-based disciplines or practices
  • Flexibility and capacity for innovative thinking
  • 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

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

  • Creative Arts College
  • Assistant Dean & Chief Divisional Advisor
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Liberal Arts / Humanities Deans
  • Fine Arts / Applied Arts Deans
  • Student Based Deans
  • Admissions and Enrollment Executives
  • Academic Advising Executives
Employment Type:Higher Education Executives
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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