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Career Assistant - Student Specialist

Apply now Job no: 501073
Department: Center for Career Exploration and Success
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Student Services, Advising, Counseling, Other, Career Services

Job Title:

Career Assistant - Student Specialist


$11.60 - $12.60 / hr

Hours per Week:


Duration of Appointment:

Academic Year 2023-2024

Job Summary:

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. 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 (CAs) serve primarily as peer career coaches to all Miami University
students. CAs duties include assistance in developing and critiquing resumes and professional
documents, in addition to providing guidance on job search strategies, and LinkedIn profiles.
Additional responsibilities include facilitating in-person and virtual workshops and
presentations on topics relevant to career and professional development.


Competitive pay of $11.60/hour (including trainings and meetings).

Increases your professional network with employers, advisors, and career center staff.

Enhance verbal communication skills.

Applying direct knowledge and skills to your professional experiences.

Essential Duties:


Conduct interactive, 1:1 peer reviews on student resumes, cover letters, and other job search

Lead and facilitate workshops for CCES, student organizations, residence halls, and other
campus partners as requested.

Promote and attend services and events of CCES

Introduce students to CCES online resources including Big Interview, Handshake, Vmock,
What to Do with This Major, GoingGlobal, Onet, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:


Must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate or graduate student in good standing at Miami
University (both academically and disciplinary).

Demonstrate strong leadership and collaborative skills.

Show a commitment to diversity by accepting and learning from others while creating and
maintaining an atmosphere of positive engagement.

Have strong communication and organizational skills, contribute positively in a team

Willing to serve in a role model capacity to other students.

Sincere interest in the career exploration, interview process, and in providing constructive
feedback to students.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills: ability to give clear guidance via phone,
email, or in person regarding services and programs.

Ability to collaborate effectively as a member of the PCC team and the overall CCES team.

Strong organizational skills: ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects.

Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Commitment to uphold the office's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Must be available to staff occasional day and evening events and programs

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates should apply via PageUp by submitting a resume and cover letter, for
priority consideration, no later than Monday, February 13th, 2023.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an as-needed basis, past the deadline.

Note: This recruitment is for Academic Year 2023-2024 (Fall and Spring Semester)

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.


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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