Senior Academic Advisor, UC Clermont College, Hybrid

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  • Freelance
  • Anywhere


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Senior Academic Advisor, UC Clermont College

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”

With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.

Job Overview

As a member of the Advising Center, provide academic advising, intervention, support services, and programming to students enrolled at the University of Cincinnati Clermont College (UCC) in campus based and online/distance learning programs. Utilize a student-centered approach to enhance students’ likelihood of retention and success in the College and at the University. Use the degree audit system, student information systems and academic planning resources to assist students in constructing academic plans which allow them to make degree progress while observing the course prerequisite structure of the college. Assist students in developing a portfolio of experiences which will enhance their college experience and prepare them to transition to a career or further education. Assist students transitioning into and out of the college. May provide leadership for one or more student programs or services within the center.

This position is located in Batavia, Ohio. A hybrid work schedule may be permissible after a probationary period.

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/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 processes (e.g. 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.
  • 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.

Essential Functions Continued

  • 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 courses 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 departmental need.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Required Experience

Three (3) years of academic advising and/or student success experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Master’s Degree.
  • Undergraduate student service and/or leadership may be considered. Experience in other areas with transferable skills may also be considered.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Possess a collaborative work style that fosters trust, respect, and successful working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Project management skills: ability to multitask, problem-solve, prioritize, delegate, and to create systems and processes.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities, and able to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively and articulately in writing and orally.
  • Solid relationship management skills enhancing internal organizational relations and external community interactions.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff and volunteers.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting – Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) – Continuously
  • Hearing, listening – Continuously
  • Talking – Continuously
  • Standing – Often
  • Walking – Often
  • Reaching overhead – Seldom
  • Pulling, pushing – Seldom
  • Lifting – up to 20 pounds – Seldom

Application Process

An application, resume, cover letter, and references are required to be considered for this position. Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $52,000 – $55,000 dependent on the candidate’s experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

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.

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

REQ: 87547

Senior Academic Advisor, UC Clermont College


Jul 22, 2022


Cincinnati, OH, US


Clermont College

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