Miami University — Career Advisor / Assistant Director, Career Exploration & Success and Liaison to Intercollegiate Athletics

The Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES) in the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success (EMSS) at Miami University seeks a Career Advisors/Assistant Director with a liaison role to Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) These positions will collaborate with a growing career advising team dedicated to proactively serving students’ personal and professional development.

  • Develop/coordinate innovative career-related programs strategically devised for Intercollegiate Athletics and student-athletes.
  • Establish proactive and effective liaison relationships with ICA and serve as primary/secondary liaison to other departments/units as assigned.
  • Seek out, promote, and effectively complete career advising, exploration and career assessment appointments.
  • Engage employers, alumni and/or parents in programs and services in conjunction with Employer Relations Team and leverage CCES and institutional data to drive decision making about services offered to students and conduct relevant assessments to understand if services and programs are meeting student needs.
  • The Career Advisor/Assistant Director will also advance programming and services related to Career Cluster(s) and serve on the Career Development Team within CCES.
  • This position is campus-based but may have the option to work remotely up to 20 days per year. 
  • Position may require evening and weekend duties which will accompany adjustments to weekly schedule to promote wellness.
  • 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.
  • Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree with 3 years of experience or less will be 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 as an undergraduate or graduate student may be included.

Salary: $46,000-$55,000 annually. 

Duties/Physical Demands:

  • In collaboration with supervisor, Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA), CCES divisional career advisors, and Employer Relations Team, develop and execute career development strategy including employer development and relations, career advising, programs, and services to student-athletes in a variety of majors as needed based on institutional, divisional, and departmental priorities.
  • Ensure communication and collaboration between the Center for Career Exploration and Success and the Intercollegiate Athletics staff, students, and student groups. Lead programs and communications for Career Cluster(s). Build effective partnerships and inspire different groups to work towards common goals.
  • Develop advising structures, mentoring opportunities, and programmatic ways to support students’ career goals. Support departmental efforts to work with career community stakeholders to develop academic and co-curricular pathways for student access into various careers.
  • In tandem with CCES Employer Relations Team, 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.
  • 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. 
  • Previous experience as a collegiate athlete and/or a collegiate athletic coach.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

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

Apply Today: https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/500591/career-advisorassistant-director-career-exploration-success-and-liaison-to-intercollegiate-athletics 

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