Job Positions

Senior Academic Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


College of Arts & Sciences


University of Cincinnati

Date Posted:

Sep 10 2021 12:06PM

Close Date:

Nov 10 2021

Position Description

The University of Cincinnati, Center for Exploratory Studies (College of Arts & Sciences) is currently accepting applications for two Sr Academic Advisors. The Center for Exploratory Studies advising staff is responsible for orientation, major/career exploration, retention, academic advising, and the evaluation and maintenance of student records, including major transition for undergraduate students. These positions may include evening and weekend hours, as needed.


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 tregistration. 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/or complete 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 process (e.g. orientation, explortion, 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. Support student needs with sound equity and inclusion practices for student success. Engage in ongoing professional development and training to maintain up-to-date knowledge about advising 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. May lead a programmatic area of oversight and planning for a student success program or function within a unit. Conceptualize, develop, implement, and evaluate the program. Train new academic advisors and other unit staff on key student service functions. Recommend policy to best meet student needs. Attend related meetings and functions. May teach one or more college-level course each year. May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to student workers and/or ambassadors (i.e., hiring, evaluation, disciplinary action, scheduling, etc.) May advise student organization groups. Perform related duties based on department need.

Application Process

Interested applicants can 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: 68482

Contact Information

Allison Logan,


Required Qualifications

Required Education
Bachelor’s Degree
Required Experience
Three (3) years of academic advising and/or student success experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Qualifications
Considered Master’s Degree