Academic Advisor to provide individual academic advising and support to undergraduate students in the College of Creative Arts (CCA), primarily the Department of Music. This includes assisting with academic planning, connecting advisees with appropriate university resources, and communicating relevant information verbally and electronically. The duties and responsibilities of the position allow to work remotely up to 40% of the time, when the job permits. Full-time work in Oxford, OH will be necessary at least 3 days a week. Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.
Duties include and are not limited to: Participating in the planning, implementation, and assessment of programs for first-year, transfer, and prospective students, both domestic and international. Advising primarily in the Department of Music - with a focus on areas of study such as music performance, music composition, music technology, music in culture, music theatre, and music education - and also supporting other programs in the division. Initiating academic intervention and outreach efforts and participating in CCA strategic planning and Office of Admission recruitment events. Serving as lead for First Generation student support. May teach a first-year experience or transition course, act as a resource for faculty and other professional advisors across the university, and serve on committees/working groups. Other duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean.
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Master’s degree, which must be completed by date of appointment. Minimum six (6) months of advising or student affairs experience in academic, career, study abroad and/or related areas. Experience gained during a related graduate program can apply (graduate experience is prorated: one (1) semester of an assistantship is equivalent to 2.25 months of full-time experience).
Consideration may be given to candidates with education in music or music-adjacent field, higher education, student affairs, college student personnel, or psychological counseling and experience in a university or college setting. Understanding of student development theory; experience working with diverse student populations, including First Generation students; excellent written and oral communication (including public speaking), organization, technological, and collaborative skills; and experience with tools such as Banner, uAchieve (degree audits), Student Success Collaborative (Navigate), Oracle Business Intelligence, and Transferology.com.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae. Inquiries about the position may be directed to Mr. Chad Reynolds at email@example.com.
“Miami University, a student-centered public university founded in 1809, has built its success through an unwavering commitment to liberal arts undergraduate education, with complementary quality graduate programs, and the active engagement of its students in both curricular and co-curricular life. With a student body of 16,000, 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. Faculty and staff are highly valued for their contributions toward the Miami experience. Employees enjoy a competitive benefits package and stable work environment as they work to support the university’s educational mission. Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles northwest of Cincinnati, with regional campuses located in Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio, and a center in Luxembourg. Known as one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation, Miami, the nation's tenth oldest public university, is recognized for its striking red brick Georgian-style architecture and tree-shaded lawns. Take a Virtual Tour from our website.”