Assistant Director Career Services Liaison to the College of Creative Arts - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Job ID: 2242 - Unclassified - Fulltime

The Assistant Director – Career Services, Liaison to the College of Creative Arts works collaboratively within Career Services and the College of Creative Arts in four major areas:  1) development, coordination of advising services and programs; 2) employer relations and internship development 3) supervision of students and graduate students associated, as needed; 4) completion of career advising, programming and testing appointments.


  • Ensure communication and collaboration between Career Services and appropriate academic departments, faculty, staff, and student groups within the College of Creative Arts.
  • Extend relationships with current employers and cultivate relationships with prospective employers.
  • Conduct career advising appointments with students on topics including career and/or major exploration, career testing, resume preparation, professional correspondence, graduate school preparation, and interview preparation.
  • Provide major and career path specific job search strategies, utlilizing all available tools, including MCL, career fairs, internet based resources, social media and career community stakeholders
  • Hire, train, and supervise undergraduate students serving as Career Assistants.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Diversity Affairs to address the needs of the diverse student population.
  • Develop and disseminate information and promote Career Services programs, internships, employment opportunities and career development activities to students, faculty, and staff through a variety of workshops, written materials, and websites.
  • Assist in the coordination of office-wide special events, programs, workshops, and career fairs, and other events as needed.
  • Develop and deliver effective programs that support the successful career development and job search resources of students in the College of Creative Arts.
  • Teach career development courses, as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in business, counseling, human resources, higher education administration, or a related field required by the agreed upon start date.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in career development, human resources or a related field.
  • Demonstrated business acumen and experience in employer relations, with proven knowledge of business and non-business career paths and recruiting practices.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communications, management and training abilities.
  • Advanced project and program management abilities.
  • Proven ability to advise students.
  • Knowledge of job search preparation and strategies in fields related to the arts.


Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Office of Career Services
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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