Assistant Director - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Director - Career Services, Liaison to the College of Engineering and Computing/STEM works collaboratively within Career Services, the College of Engineering and Computing, and the College of Arts and Sciences 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 Computing and Engineering and select departments in the College Arts and Science.

Extend relationships with current employers and cultivate relationships with prospective employers; arrange and host employers during campus visits; work with SEAS/STEM faculty and leadership for collaborations during employer visits.

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 Miami CareerLink, career fairs, internet based resources, social media and career community stakeholders.

Collaborate with the Office of International Education/Lifelong Learning to address the needs of the International student population and students studying abroad.

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.

Engage with employers in the STEM and computing fields to connect them with appropriate faculty and programming opportunities in an effort to increase student exposure to employment opportunities.

Assist in the coordination of office-wide special events, programs, workshops, and career fairs, and other events as needed.

Teach career development courses, as needed.

Other duties as assigned.

Basic 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 2 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 in multiple majors, including the Humanities, social sciences, STEM and business.
(Experience gained during internships, graduate assistantships and/or undergraduate work experience may count towards these requirements.)

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with companies that hire STEM and computing majors is preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.

Keyword Phrases

  • Office of Career Services
  • Assistant Director
  • #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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