Job Positions

Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


College of Arts & Sciences


University of Cincinnati

Date Posted:

Sep 10 2021 12:09PM

Close Date:

Nov 10 2021

Position Description

The College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is currently accepting applications for multiple open Academic Advisor positions. Interested and qualified applicants must complete our online application process at In addition to the application, applicants must include a current copy of their resume or CV; a cover letter (no more than one page in length) detailing interest and qualifications for the position; and respond to a question regarding your commitment to diversity and inclusion. May include weekend and evening hours, as needed.


Job Overview
Advise current and prospective students about how to meet their educational, professional, and personal goals.

Essential Functions
Provide academic advising to facilitate students’ successful and timely educational planning and degree completion in alignment with their educational and career goals. Serve as advisor for a designated caseload of students through proactive outreach, support, and education. Develop a rapport of trust and accessibility with assigned students. Ensure accurate advice and quality support, contributing to persistence and a positive student experience. Monitor student progress and develop graduation plans in partnership with individual students. Provide information regarding curriculum, policies, procedures, opportunities, and guidelines for academic programs. Evaluate student information and utilize data to facilitate enrollment and registration. Maintain advising and enrollment records. In partnership with faculty, assess advanced standing credit, substitute courses to meet graduation requirements, and create degree audit exceptions. Facilitate and complete student degree certification. Evaluate student needs and provide appropriate resource referral to career, academic, counseling, and student life resources and opportunities. Support students through educational transition processes (ex. orientation, exploration, transfer, transition, and graduation.) Recommend actions related to academic alert, probation, suspension, and dismissal of students. Identify opportunities for high-performing student engagement and goal attainment. Utilize current advising and student success technologies for outreach to students. Perform other duties related to student success. Support student needs with sound equity and inclusion practices for student success. Engage ongoing professional development and training to maintain up-to-date knowledge about advising concepts, practices, policies, technologies, and student success needs at the university and in higher education. Function as a member of an advising or student success team to ensure the proper workflow and outcomes of the unit. Collaborate with UC advising community colleagues to advance quality advising practice. Attend related meetings and functions. Perform related duties based on departmental need.

Application Process

Interested applicants should apply at:

Institution Information

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

Additional Information

REQ: 69387

Contact Information

Allison Logan,


Required Qualifications

Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience Zero (0) to one (1) year of student service or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer applicants with prior experience working with diverse groups of students, especially first-generation students.