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Student Specialist - Student Mock Interviewer

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Job no: 499714
Department: Center for Career Exploration and Success
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Student
Categories: Other, Career Services

Job Title:

Student Specialist


9.10/hr - 9.95/hr

Duration of appointment: 


Academic Year


Hours per week:


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.

Position - Student Mock Interviewer for Academic Year 2022-2023 (Fall and Spring Semester)
Center for Career Exploration and Success is offering paid mock interviewer positions to individuals of current junior status and graduate-level students who are interested in leading students through in-person and virtual interview process, providing feedback on key areas of interviews, offering resume reviews, and coaching students about interviewing techniques. Additional responsibilities include reviewing and providing feedback for Big Interview class assignments, facilitating career development workshops, and presentations on the topics relevant to career development including Interview for Success Workshop.

Competitive pay of $9.10/hour (including trainings and meetings) as a Student Specialist.

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

Become an expert interviewer. Develop strong interviewing skills for life.

Sharpen listening and feedback skills.

Learn in depth about career development, job search, and networking.

Applying direct knowledge and skills to your professional experiences.

Gain personal satisfaction from helping other Miami students.

Application Process
Interested candidates should apply via PageUp by submitting a resume and cover letter no later than Monday, February 28th, 2022. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an as-needed basis, past the deadline.

Note: This recruitment is for Academic Year 2022-2023 (Fall and Spring Semester).

Work assignments require advanced knowledge, skills, or abilities.
Some independent judgment or initiative.
A considerable knowledge of the work process as obtained through on-the-job training.
May involve supervisory responsibilities for an activity of limited scope.
May require a significant amount of physical exertion, adverse hour, or working conditions.

Essential Duties:

Lead students through a 45-minute interview process including feedback, coaching, and resume critique designed by Mock Interview Program.

Facilitate Interview for Success Workshops.

Conduct reviews of Big Interview recorded class assignments.

Promote services and events of Mock Interview Program.

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

Present and support workshops for CCES, student organizations, residence halls, and other campus partners as requested.

Conduct 8-10 hours per week of mock interviewing, critiquing, and facilitating career development workshops and presentations.

Attend weekly one-hour Peer Career Coaches team meetings.

Dress professionally when acting in the capacity of an in-person and virtual Mock Interviewer or facilitating workshops and presentations.

Participate in a training program held the week before classes start in Fall Semester 2022.

Must be fully committed to work and attend training in BOTH Fall and Spring Term for Academic Year 2022/2023. (Exceptions for those studying abroad).

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Junior class in good standing (senior class standing in the fall) or graduate student.

Seeking individuals with maturity, motivation, and commitment.

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

Demonstrate strong leadership and collaborative skills.

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.

Strong critical thinking skills: ability to weigh multiple factors in order to identify opportunities and including career opportunities to highlight across multiple channels.

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.

Good standing with the University (both academic and disciplinary).

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 no later than Monday, February 28th, 2022.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a needed basis, past the deadline.

Note: This recruitment is for Academic Year 2022-2023 (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.
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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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