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Career Assistant - Student Associate

Apply now Job no: 496433
Department: Center for Career Exploration and Success
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Advising, Counseling, Office, Clerical, Administrative Support, Other
Status: Part Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Career Assistant - Student Associate


Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:

The Center for Career Exploration & 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. Show a commitment to diversity and maintain an atmosphere of positive engagement. 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’ duties include critiquing resumes and professional documents, in addition to providing guidance on job search strategies and graduate school materials. Additional responsibilities include facilitating workshops and presentations on the topics relevant to career development.

Duties/Physical Demands:

● Must participate in summer and winter trainings the week before classes start of 2020/2021, Fall and Spring semesters.
● Career Assistants work 8-10 hours a week in the Center for Career Exploration & Success (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.
● Introduce students to CCES online resources such as Handshake, Big Interview, and other resources.
● Present workshops for CCES, student organizations, residence halls, and other campus partners as requested.
● Agree to be present during the entire academic year. Career Assistants must speak to their supervisors as soon as a conflict becomes apparent.
● 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.
● Apply 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.
● Have strong communication and organizational skills and contribute positively in a team environment.
● Willing to serve in a role model capacity to other students.
● Sincere interest in the career development and providing constructive feedback to students.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Application Process
Interested candidates should apply via PageUp by submitting a resume and cover letter Friday, February, 21st.

EO/AA Statement/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 age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
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A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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