Job Positions

Academic Advisor (495609)

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


College of Art and Science


Miami University

Date Posted:

Jun 26 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Open until filled

Position Description

Academic Advisor (two positions available) to provide individual academic advising to undergraduate students in the College of Arts & Science (CAS).


  • Academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, and communicating relevant information electronically
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, and assessment of programs relating to specific student populations, such as: new students (orientation programs), University Studies (undeclared majors), international, transfer, and prospective students
  • Participate in academic intervention and outreach efforts for at-risk students, individual and departmental long-range planning, and Office of Admission recruitment and yield events for prospective students and their families
  • Will teach a first-year experience or transition course
  • Act as a resource for faculty and other professional advisors across the University
  • Serve on committees/working groups
  • Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean

Application Process

Submit cover letter and resume to

Direct inquiries to Kris Zomchek at Annual salary: $41,000 - $43,000. Screening of applications begins on July 10, 2019 and continues until position is filled.

Institution Information

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

Additional 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 sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

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Contact Information

Kris Zomchek (


Required Qualifications


Master’s degree, which must be completed by start date Minimum 9 months of full-time advising experience in a university or college setting, including academic, career, study abroad, or other related areas. Experience gained during a related graduate program can apply (graduate experience is pro-rated; 1 semester of an assistantship is equivalent to 2.25 months of full-time experience). Applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident, admitted for residence as an applicant under the 1986 immigration amnesty law, refugee or asylee.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, psychological counseling, or related field Understanding of student development theory
  • Experience working with diverse student populations Understanding the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education
  • Excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), organization, technological and collaborative skills
  • Experience with tools such as: Banner, uAchieve (degree audits), Student Success Collaborative (Navigate), Oracle Business Intelligence, and