Regional Assistant Director for Career Development

Job no: 502853
Position type: Salary Staff
Location: Hamilton, OH, Middletown, OH
Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs
School/Unit: College of Liberal Arts & Applied Science
Department/Office: Regl Student Services - Middletown Campus
Categories: Career Services

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Job Title:

Regional Assistant Director for Career Development


 $45,000 - $50,000

Job Summary:

Regional Assistant Director for 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 (e.g., Career Communities, Meet the Majors); provide in-class presentations; and prepare students for successful job search readiness prior to graduation. Serve as a liaison to faculty and staff regarding career development programming and events; assist with planning, and/or implementation of career development events (e.g., career fairs, major’s expo, career communities, and etiquette dinners). Enhance individualized career development for all students on the Miami Regionals campuses; prepare students for successful job searches that align with their career goals. Position reports to the Regional Director of Career Services & Professional Development.

Duties/Physical Demands:

The Regional Assistant Director for Career Development in collaboration with the supervisor and the Career Services mission will execute career development strategies including career advising, programs, and services for students based on NACE competencies and standards, to include mentoring opportunities, job shadowing and programmatic ways to support Miami Regionals students with career exploration and decision-making skills. Provide individual, group, classroom based, and virtual career coaching. Interpret career assessment results and coach students toward making informed decisions about choosing a major and/or a career path. Guide students in the development of their job search readiness tool box, which includes resume/cover letter, networking, job search strategies, interviewing (mock and real), salary negotiation, contemplating job offers, and pursuing advanced education opportunities. Recruit, hire, train, and supervise student Career Ambassadors and Graduate Student interns. Develop and implement a job readiness training program for campus student employees. 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 stakeholders regarding career communities; plan and implement programming designed to engage students in career development activities/events, and to enhance student preparation, career decision making, and retention (e.g., Meet the Majors, Career Communities focused events). Teach a minimum of 6 credit hours per academic year regarding career or student development courses as in-load responsibilities (e.g., EDL 100, UNV 101). Assist in the planning and/or implementation of career services special events, programs, labs, career fairs, and other events as needed. Virtual and in-person. Develop new content and maintain the career services website, and social media sites for career services to promote student engagement, services, programs, resources, and events. Serve on appropriate campus committees and engage in regular professional development. Assist with collecting and reporting assessment data for career services (monthly, end of semester, and annually).

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree by date of appointment and experience in career development, student development, workforce development, education, or a closely related field.

Desired Qualifications:

Consideration may be given to candidates with the knowledge of career development theories, and assessment interpretation, along with job search readiness preparation and strategies related to a variety of career fields. Effective interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communications, and teaching abilities. Experience with project and program management. Experience with staff supervision. Experience with website and social media content development.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume. Inquires may be directed to Kelli Bray at

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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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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin March 7, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.

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