Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Regl Student Services


Miami University

Date Posted:

Jun 26 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Until Filled

Position Description

Regional Student Services (Middletown 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 Regional, College of Liberal Arts and Applied Science, degrees and programs.


  • Assist in the planning and implementation of targeted academic advising programs such as: University Studies (Undecided/Exploratory), College Credit Plus (CCP), international, transfer, and other assigned student populations
  • Coordinate and implement outreach interventions focused on retention and academic success
  • Assist students with petition processes for academic actions and transfer credits, as appropriate
  • Support the Office of Admission during recruitment and enrollment events, providing advising information for prospective students and their families
  • Utilize career development resources to assist students to identify appropriate major options
  • Participate in academic advising services with the Student Orientation, Advising, and Registration program (SOAR)
  • Serve as an academic advising trainer and resource for faculty and faculty advisors, as well as campus partners
  • Partner with academic advisors across the University to ensure consistency in advising • Utilize advising tools such as DARS/u.Achieve,, SSC Campus/Navigate, EAB, MyMajors/career development resources, and SCT Banner, in addition to the Google Suite
  • Assist in developing individual and departmental long-range plans and objectives, based on the needs of the campus
  • Instruct 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 director

Application Process

Submit cover letter and resume to

Direct inquiries to Yolanda Hart at Screening of applications begins on July 10, 2019 and continues until position is filled.

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 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.

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) 529-2225.

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

Contact Information

Yolanda Hart 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

  • An understanding of student development theory and an understanding of the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education
  • Experience in working with at-risk, diverse student populations
  • 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
  • Experience working with a diverse student population, including international students