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Regional Assistant Director Career Development

Apply now Job no: 498755
Department: Regl Student Services - Middletown Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH, Middletown, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Advising, Counseling, Career Services
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Regional Assistant Director Career Development
Job Summary:

Regional Assistant Director of Career Development to work collaboratively with the Career Services & Professional Development director and staff to deliver career coaching services and programs strategically devised for students of the Miami University Regionals campuses. Conduct career coaching appointments to assist students with career exploration, and choosing a major or career path; plan/implement career development programs; provide in-class presentations; and prepare students for successful job search readiness prior to graduation. Serve as a liaison to faculty and staff, assist with planning, and implementation of career development events (e.g., career fairs, majors showcase, career communities, and etiquette dinners). Enhance individualized career development for all students on the Miami Regionals campuses.

Duties/Physical Demands:

• Develop career advising structures, mentoring opportunities, job shadowing and programmatic ways to support all Miami Regionals students with career exploration and decision making
• Provide 1:1, group, and in class career coaching
• Interpret career assessment results and coach students toward making informed decisions about choosing a major and/or a career path
• Equip students with developing their job search readiness tool box:
o Resume/cover letter, networking, job search strategies, interviewing (mock & real), salary negotiation, contemplating job offers, and pursuing advanced education opportunities
• Engage with students in-person and virtually for career coaching sessions
• Train and supervise student Career Ambassadors
• In collaboration with supervisor and the Career Services Center mission, execute career development strategy including career advising, programs, and services to students based on NACE competencies and standards
• Serve as a liaison to designated academic departments, communicating regularly with faculty, staff, students, student groups, and alumni regarding career development activities and programming
• Collaborate with career community advisory groups to plan and implement career development programming
• Support programming and outreach to underserved student populations and alumni
• Teach career development courses as needed (e.g., EDL 100)
• Assist in the planning and implementation of career development special events, programs, labs, career fairs, and other events as needed
• Develop new content and maintain the career services website
• Maintain social media sites for career services to promote services, resources, and events
• Serve on appropriate campus committees and engage in regular professional development
• Assist with collecting and reporting assessment data for career services

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree, by date of appointment, in student development, workforce education, psychology, social work or a related field of study; one year of experience in career development, student development, workforce development, education or a related field (experience and education may be gained concurrently).

Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with proven knowledge of career development theories; effective interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communications, management and training/teaching abilities; advanced project and program management abilities; proven ability to advise students; knowledge of job search preparation and strategies in a variety of career fields; website and social media content development experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Inquiries may be directed to Doug Reichenberger at

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.
Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Review of applications begins on June 14, 2021 and continues until position is filled.

Benefits Eligible:



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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