Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Farmer School of Business


Miami University

Date Posted:

Jan 10 2020

Close Date:

March 10 2020

Position Description
Farmer School of Business: Academic Advisor with primary responsibilities in advising undergraduate business students

Provides individual academic advising and assists in academic planning and decision making; makes referrals to appropriate resources and offices; initiates outreach programs for academically at-risk students; explores new advising initiatives; represents School to prospective students and families; assists with open houses and other recruitment initiatives; supports students seeking admission to business program and orientation programs for first-year, transfer, and international students; teaches First Year Experience (FYE) course. Position affords significant opportunity for additional project-based contributions and cross-training development. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean and Director of Advising.

Application Process
Submit letter of application and resume to Direct inquiries to Marcia Smith at Review of applications begins January 23, 2020 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 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. A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free.

Additional Information

Contact Information
Marcia Smith



Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in related field by start date; one or more years of advising experience (including experience gained during an educational program) in a university or college setting in academic, career, study abroad and/or related areas; excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), organizational, technological, and collaborative skills. This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.)

Preferred Qualifications
Desire: Master’s degree (preferably in higher education, counseling or college student personnel); experience working with diverse students including first generation, international students, etc. (advising, programming, etc.)