Senior 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: 1287

The College of Arts and Science (Office of the Dean): Senior Academic Advisor to work with the Assistant Dean to coordinate academic advising for students in the College of Arts and Science.  


The Senior Academic Advisor assists in the coordination of all academic advising matters and also serves as the assigned academic advisor to a cohort of university studies students.  Advising duties include providing counsel with regard to academic program changes and deciding on majors, providing information with regard to career and professional development of liberal arts students, and assisting students in their transition to college.

Academic Advising Coordination:

  • Assist in the implementation of the new academic advising structure, including working with and training new faculty and staff advisors.
  • Assist in the program coordination for special populations of students including: university studies, transfer, international, and regional campus students.
  • Help coordinate first-year summer orientation including identifying faculty advisers and serving as the office liaison for individual advising appointments
  • Work with the Assistant Dean on foreign language waivers for international students and substitutions for students with learning disabilities.

Admission-related Activities:

  • Admission Liaison Committee
  • Coordinate student participation and moderate/present at Make it Miami events
  • Assist with the Bridges Program

Data & Technology:

  • Assist with data collection for the CAS Annual Report
  • Coordinate the academic advisor assignment process in Banner
  • Coordinate all aspects of AdvisorTrac for CAS and assist with the implementation at the departmental level
  • Assist with the implementation of new academic planning initiatives and integration of the Student Success Collaborative.
  • Special projects for the Dean & Assistant Dean

Minimum Qualifications

Current Miami University appointment; Master’s degree and demonstrated knowledge of student development best practices; five years of academic advising experience; experience with designing and conducting training; strong written and oral communication skills; experience with diverse student populations; strong computer skills including knowledge of Banner, AdvisorTrac, Interactive Degree Audit.  This position requires knowledge of all aspects of academic advising including program coordination, training and staff development, and data collection.  

Preferred Qualifications

Seven or more years of academic advising in an Arts and Science environment; group presentation skills; experience working with Admission; academic committee leadership experience.

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.

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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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