Miami University — Career Advisor / Assistant Director, Career Exploration & Success and Liaison to the College of Arts and Science

The Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES) in the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS) at Miami University seeks two Career Advisors/Assistant Directors with a liaison role to the College of Arts and Science (CAS). These positions will collaborate with a growing career advising team dedicated to proactively serving students’ personal and professional development. Both of the Career Advisors/Assistant Directors will also advance programming and services related to their assigned Career Interest Cluster(s).

These positions are campus-based but may have the option to work remotely up to 20 days per year. The annual salary is $46,000-$52,000.

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 four-year career development experience in the nation. We pride ourselves for delivering creative, inclusive, and engaging events whereby students will increase their professional networks and career competencies.

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.

In collaboration with supervisor, College of Arts and Science (CAS) and the employer relations team, develop and execute career development strategy including employer development/engagement, career advising, programs, and services to students in CAS, students exploring and preparing for jobs, internships and graduate studies, and other majors as needed based on institutional, divisional, and departmental priorities.

Ensure communication and collaboration between the Center for Career Exploration and Success and the CAS faculty, staff, students, and student groups based on specified caseload and Career Interest Cluster(s).

Develop advising structures, mentoring opportunities, and programmatic ways to support students’ career goals and for students in assigned Career Interest Cluster(s). Support departmental efforts to work with career community stakeholders to develop academic and co-curricular pathways for student access into various careers.

In collaboration with the Employer Relations Team within the Center, extend relationships with current employers and other external stakeholders (e.g. alumni and parents) who can support the success of students and cultivate relationships with prospective external stakeholders.

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.

Participate in staff training/professional development related to inclusive excellence.

Teach first-year and/or career development courses as needed (Master’s required).

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, 1-3 years of related experience
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and some related experience are eligible for the position title of Career Advisor. Candidates with a Master’s degree with at least one year of experience are eligible for the position title of Assistant Director. 
  • Experience gained as an undergraduate or graduate student may be included.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Knowledge of career assessments such as STRONG, FOCUS2, and/or MBTI

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated teamwork and professionalism
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders and commitment to inclusive excellence

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