CCI Peer Engagement Fellow

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Classification Title:

CCI Peer Career Adviser


Center for Careers and Internships


Level C (Specialist)

Job Description:

For 2021-2022 Academic Year

CCI Peer Career Engagement Fellows will: Serve as a CCI ambassador, helping to share CCI programs and resources with fellow students and positively contribute to the CCI brand and mission to prepare students to translate their Middlebury experience into successful pursuit of their post-graduate goals. They should seek to provide quality service in their placements while growing both personally and professionally. Their past experience at Middlebury College should inform their daily work as they seek to help the greater Middlebury community grow and improve every day.

•Eligible candidates must be rising sophomores, juniors or seniors who are in good academic standing.
•Able to approach complex problems through the practice of interpersonal skills that promote teamwork and acceptance of diversity of thought regarding goals and priorities.
•Uphold meaningful and productive connections between the CCI and the greater Middlebury community, and be alert to possibilities for expansion.
•Enthusiasm for the CCI mission and for the goal of engaging students early in the process of career development, as demonstrated through knowledge of and successful experience using CCI resources.
•Proven leadership ability with persuasive communication skills (oral, written, and interpersonal).
•Experience with marketing and promotion is highly valued. Able to assist in social media campaign strategies and creation, and content ideation.
•Comfortable in front of a camera. This position will be creating engaging social media videos.
•Reliability and organizational know-how; must be able to manage time and operate in a professional environment.
•An ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•Strong attention to detail.
•Work 4-8 hours/week for at least two semesters (consecutive semesters preferred)).
•Participate in mandatory paid training.

•Put a face to CCI; present with a welcoming, accessible, and inclusive tone.
oUtilize creative methods to reach and engage students (e.g., videos, personalized emails, phone/text, etc.) create communications to welcome students, introduce resources, invite participation, triage to appropriate resources, and generally encourage ongoing engagement.
oMeet weekly targets and maintain meticulous outreach records – call lists, outcomes, etc.
oDevelop and sustain relationships with targeted student organizations and affinity groups to boost early student engagement with CCI.
•Reach out to all first year students to introduce and demonstrate key CCI resources (e.g. staff could be assigned to First-Year Seminar classes, by alphabet, etc.)
•Create content (articles, blog posts, videos, etc.) for career path newsletters and other outreach campaigns.
•Assist with outreach to spread the word about CCI events.
•Attend bi-weekly staff meetings for professional development and team building.

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Middlebury, VT Campus

Is this an academic year or summer position?:

Academic Year

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

1) In your cover letter, please address how you have interacted with CCI and present at least one new idea (e.g. program, initiative, etc.) to grow student engagement with the CCI.

2) Please use Additional Document #1 in the ‘Documents Needed to Apply’ section to upload an unofficial transcript.

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Posted: 6/4/2021
Application Due: 9/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time