Miami University — Mock Interview Coordinator / Assistant Director of Mock Interview Program

Job Summary:
The Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES) in the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS) at Miami University seeks a Coordinator/Assistant Director of Mock Interviews. The Coordinator/Assistant Director will inspire different groups to work towards common goals and support student career development in five majors areas:

  1. Design, oversee and grow a contemporary Mock Interview Program,
  2. Recruit, train, and evaluate Peer (student) and Volunteer Professionals to serve as Mock Interviewers,
  3. Provide general career advising to students from all majors pursuing various career sectors,
  4. Develop an engaging and effective Basic Interview Program which serves as a prerequisite for student participation in employer-led on-campus interviews, and,
  5. Work to engage employers, alumni and/or parents in programs and services in conjunction with Employer Relations Team. 

CCES is a growing office with an ambitious strategic plan designed to situate students for lifelong professional success. Our efforts in collaboration with Miami’s Career Community, extend beyond the typical career center offerings as we strive to be the most immersive and comprehensive 4-year career development experience in the nation. 

Miami University is nationally-recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions and is situated in Oxford, OH, an idyllic college town that was recently voted “Best College Town” by Forbes.

Responsible for planning, promoting, scheduling, administering, and evaluating a contemporary Mock Interview Program that leverages new technologies and hiring trends to best prepare Miami University students to compete for their desired positions. Serve the campus community as a career educator on multiple interview types including behavioral, case, coding, teacher education and more. Design Mock Interview Program to both support the training and education of mock interview participants and grow participation. Prepare and share pertinent records and reports associated with assigned responsibilities. Work collaboratively with the CCES marketing and communications team to entice student participants. Collaborate with career advisors to increase faculty engagement and classroom mock interview assignments. 

Duties/Physical Demands:
Recruit, hire, train and provide on-going performance feedback to volunteer and student mock interviewers. Work collaboratively with other CCES student employee supervisors to establish training criteria and delivery, performance recognition, and team meetings.

Serve as back up career advisor during staff vacancies and during peak recruiting seasons across all career clusters or for students in designated academic divisions. 

Oversee the Career Center’s Basic Interview program which is a student requirement for participation in employer-led on-campus interviews. Create dynamic content, track student completion, schedule, evaluate, and customize delivery for various career clusters.

Provide programming such as mock interview days for specific career clusters and present workshops and educational programs in a format that is engaging and conducive to student learning. Work with the Employer Relations team to support employers who are looking to expand their diverse student recruiting efforts by engagement with mock interviews and Basic Interview programs. 

In solidarity to Miami University and CCES goals, support Inclusive Excellence by providing programming and outreach to high priority student populations as assigned and in collaboration with Career Center staff focused on this initiative. 

Teach first-year and/or career development courses as needed. Assist in the coordination of office-wide special events, programs, workshops, and career fairs, and other events as needed. Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with one year of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and professional acumen.
  • Advanced program and project management skills. 
  • Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously. 
  • Strong writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and constituents.
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience are eligible for position title of Coordinator. 
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and more than one year of experience or a Master’s degree with at least one year of experience are eligible for position title of Assistant Director.
  • Experience gained as an undergraduate or graduate student may be included

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree

Submit cover letter, resume, and list of three references to https://jobs.miamioh.edu/en-us/job/496394/mock-interview-coordinatorassistant-director-of-mock-interview-program 

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@miamioh.edu or 513-529-3560.

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