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MADE at Miami Peer Leader - Student Assistant

Apply now Job no: 502823
Department: Diversity Affairs
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Advising, Counseling, Other

Job Title:

MADE at Miami Peer Leader - Student Assistant


$11.30 - $12.30 / hr

Hours per week:

Approximately 40 hours during the MADE training and program.

Duration of Appointment:

August 19, 2024 through August 23, 2024

Job Summary:

MADE at Miami is a two-day, pre-semester program designed to bring together first-year students of color, international students, LGBTQ+ identifying students, and first-generation students in order to prepare them for life at Miami. The program begins before the rest of the first-years arrive, allowing students to build relationships, learn about campus resources, and develop a stronger sense of self. MADE is organized around four values that matter to the Miami community: Mentoring, Achievement, Diversity, and Excellence. We endeavor to send two important messages: You belong here at Miami, and We are here for you.

MADE Peer Leader Training will be Monday, August 19, 2024 and Tuesday August 20, 2024.
MADE at Miami takes place from Wednesday, August 21, 2024 through Friday, August 23, 2024. Must be available from Monday, August 19, 2024 through Friday, August 23, 2024.

Our Peer Mentors are a vital part of the MADE at Miami program. They serve as mentors, guides, and resources for the incoming students.

Essential Duties:

Lead and mentor a group of 10-13 incoming first year students who will remain together throughout MADE.

Facilitate activities and discussions regarding identity and experiences of the Miami student.

Answer questions about resources available on Miami's campus.

Serve the individual needs of the students in the peer groups as they work toward adjustments to collegiate life.

Create an inclusive and welcoming atmosphere for incoming first year students.

Assist with check-in procedures, including welcoming new students and their families.

Preferred Qualifications:

Participation in MADE at Miami as an incoming first-year student. (Preferred but not required)

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate 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 and contribute positively in a team environment.

Attend required training on August 19, 2024 and August 20, 2024. (NOTE: Peer Leaders who live on-campus can move-in on August 18, 2024.)

Must be present for the entirety of MADE at Miami 2023: Wednesday, August 21, 2024 through Friday, August 23, 2024.

Be prepared to serve on a panel to discuss their experience as a Miami student.

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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