The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College invites applications for an Academic Advisor position in the UCBA Academic Advising Center. UC Blue Ash College is the largest regional college in Ohio offering primarily associate degrees, with an enrollment of approximately 5,000 students.
The advisor will create academic plans and meet with students to assess and discuss students' progress, refer students to necessary support services, and help students to plan for meeting program requirements. The advisor's duties will also include outreach presentations to various classes/populations as well as new student advising at orientation. Participation in college initiatives and committees will be required. Although not the only population to be advised, we are seeking someone interested in exploratory studies and exploratory advising.
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one (1) year experience; -OR- Associate's degree and three (3) years’ experience; -OR- five (5) years’ experience. Experience must be in advising high school and/or college students or a related field.
Ideal Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a master's degree with two years’ experience in advising and mentoring college students; knowledge of and experience working with student development theory; understanding of major and career exploration theory or experience with students from indecision to decision regarding majors; strong analytical, organizational, and student service skills; excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact with students, faculty, staff, and departments throughout the university. Strong group presentation skills, prior experience with electronic degree audit systems, and proficiency and comfort with technology are highly preferred skills.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must apply online at jobs.uc.edu Applicants MUST supply 1).a cover letter that describes how you are uniquely qualified for this position, 2). a resume, and (3). a list of at least three professional references including contact 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.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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