Career Advisor/Assistant Director, College of Engineering & Computing

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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 Career Advisor/Assistant Director with a liaison role to the College of Engineering & Computing (CEC). The Career Advisor/Assistant Director will support students’ career development in CEC in five major areas:

  1. development and coordination of innovative career-related programs strategically devised for the specific needs of CEC,
  2. establish proactive and effective liaison relationships with faculty and staff within the CEC and serve as the primary contact within CCES for assigned academic departments and units,
  3. seek out, promote, and effectively complete career advising, exploration and career assessment appointments,
  4. work to engage employers, alumni and/or parents in programs and services in conjunction with Employer Relations Team, and
  5. leverage institutional data to drive decision making about services offered to this population of 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 their assigned Career Interest Cluster(s) and serve on the Career Development Team within CCES. 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.

Job Duties

In collaboration with supervisor, College of Engineering & Computing, and divisional career liaisons, and employer relations team, develop and execute career development strategy including employer development/engagement, career advising, programs, and services to students in CEC, 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 College of Engineering & Computing 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 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. 
Support programming and outreach to under-served 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 Requirements

Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and some related experience are eligible for position title of Career Advisor. Candidates with 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.

EO/AA Statement and Clery Act:

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 [email protected] or 513-529-3560.

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Posted: 6/6/2019
Application Due: 8/5/2019
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