Job Positions

496838/ Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Regl Dean's Office - Hamilton Campus


Miami University Regionals

Date Posted:

Jul 21 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

September 21 2020

Position Description

Regional Student Services: Full-time, Temporary E-Campus Academic Advisor to provide accurate and current curricular information for students pursuing baccalaureate and associate degrees offered at Miami University with a special focus on Miami University Regionals, College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science, degrees and programs, E-Campus majors, and on-line learners.


The E-Campus Academic Advisor will be responsible for:
Collaboration with advising and E-Campus to coordinate and implement outreach interventions focused on retention and academic success of on-line learners
Assisting students with petition processes for academic actions and transfer credits, as appropriate
Supporting the Office of Admission during recruitment and enrollment events, providing advising information for prospective students and their families to serve as an expert in E-Campus majors, including major requirements, transfer credit, and articulation agreements
Participating in academic advising services with the Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration program (SOAR) with special emphasis on E-Campus programs
Establishing relationships with faculty advisors in E-Campus majors and campus partners to provide on-going training and communication
Partnering with academic advisors across the University to ensure consistency in advising
Utilizing career development resources to assist students to identify appropriate major options Utilizing advising tools such as DARS/u.Achieve,, SSC Campus/Navigate, EAB, MyMajors/career development resources, Canvas, and SCT Banner, in addition to the Google Suite
Instructing up to three credit hours per term of student success course work, such as UNV 101: I am Miami, as needed
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Application Process

Institution Information

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.

Additional Information


Contact Information

Inquiries may be directed to Carrie Chambers at


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree, preferably in student affairs, counseling or related field upon appointment, at least one year of 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. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Considerations will be given to candidates with the following qualifications: An understanding of student development theory and an understanding of the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education Experience in working with diverse student populations including international students Experience with online learning 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