Career Assistant

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Working Title:Career Assistant Department:Center for Career Exploration and Success Division:Enrollment Management and Student Success Campus:Oxford Posting Date:03/21/2019 Job Category:Student Position Group:Student Hourly Student Pay Grade Minimum:8.70 Job Description Summary:

Job ID = 6984

The Center for Career Exploration and Success Mission

This Center empowers undergraduate and graduate students to engage in career exploration and experiential learning to optimize their professional and personal potential through connections with employers and the Miami career community. This engagement also deepens self-knowledge, enabling students to choose meaningful career paths and excel in a diverse, global society.

Peer Career Coaches Team

The objective is to elevate and foster substantive engagement for career exploration. The Peer Career Coaches are a dedicated team of students who have specialized training in career development and a passion to support students on their career and professional journey.


Career Assistants (CAs) serve primarily as peer career advisors to all Miami University students. CAs duties include critiquing resumes and professional documents, in addition to providing guidance on job search strategies and graduate school applications. Additional responsibilities include facilitating workshops and presentations on the topics relevant to career development.?


Must participate in summer training the week before classes start in Fall semester 2019
CAs work 8-10 hours a week in the CCES.
Attend weekly, one-hour (1) Peer Career Coaches team meetings
Conduct interactive, 1:1 peer reviews on student resumes, cover letters, and other job search documents.
Introducing students toCCES online resources such as Handshake.
Present evening workshops for CCES, student organizations, residence halls, and other campus partners as requested.
Must be fully committed to work and training for an entire academic year.


Competitive pay of $8.70/hour (including trainings and meetings)
Increases your professional network with employers, advisors and career center staff
Sharpen listening and feedback skills
Applying direct knowledge and skills to your professional experiences and documents

Minimum Qualifications:


Must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at Miami University.
Demonstrate strong leadership and collaborative skills.
Show a commitment to diversity by accepting and learning from others while creating and maintaining an atmosphere of positive engagement.
Have strong communication and organizational skills, contribute positively in a team environment.
Willing to serve in a role model capacity to other students.
Sincere interest in the interview process and in providing constructive feedback to students.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter no later than Friday, April 19th.

Work Location:0045 Armstrong Student Center Hours Per Week/Work Schedule (Student Jobs):8 - 10 Hours For Inquiries for Posting, Contact:Sandy Burger Posting Inquiries Contact Information (phone, email...):[email protected] Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume Application Types Accepted:Student Application Criminal Background Check Required:No




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Posted: 4/2/2019
Application Due: 6/1/2019
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