Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is seeking a newly created Global Career Advisor/Assistant Director for Global Career Advising/Career Development within the Center for Career Exploration and Success (CCES). The Global Career Advisor/Assistant Director for Global Career (Development) Advising is a unique opportunity to grow outreach and career/professional development support to international students and students aspiring to work abroad from all Miami University academic disciplines. This position will also work collaboratively with faculty, staff and employers to develop industry-leading best practices including programs/events to provide greater visibility of the Center to attract international students and domestic students interested in global careers. The successful candidate will possess intercultural and global skills and experiences and will understand the domestic and international employment landscape and share this information with key stakeholders (e.g. faculty, staff, students, employers and co-workers). This position will also assist with overall diversity and inclusion initiatives within the Center to support historically underserved student populations.
Within CCES, this position will serve as a member of the Career ConnectTeam. CCES is a growing office with an ambitious strategic plan designed to situate students for lifelong professional success. Our efforts, in collaboration with Miami’s Career Community, extend beyond the typical career center offerings as we strive to be the most immersive and comprehensive 4-year career development experience in the nation.
CCES is positioned within the Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success and the selected candidate will serve as the liaison to International Admission.
Miami University is situated in Oxford, Ohio, an idyllic college town that was recently voted “Best College Town” by Forbes.
Candidates meeting the preferred qualifications will be considered for the position title of Assistant Director. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years of experience with some transferable experience will also be considered for Assistant Director title. All other candidates will be considered for the title of Coordinator.
In collaboration with supervisor, International Student Scholar Services (ISSS), International Admission, and CCES employer relations team; develop and execute career development strategy based on knowledge of domestic and international employment trends and insights. Plan and execute strategy to include employer development/engagement, career advising, campus-wide programs/events, classroom presentations, and services strategically devised for international students and students seeking career opportunities beyond the United States, based on institutional, divisional, and departmental priorities. Share strategy and international employment trends and insights with stakeholders. Leverage institutional data to drive decision making about services offered to this population of students and conduct relevant assessments to understand if services and programs are meeting student needs.
Develop, implement, and promote advising structures, mentoring opportunities, and programmatic ways to support career development for international students and students interested in global careers. Establish and maintain a global network of students, parents, employers, and alumni to help international students connect with opportunities in their home country. Leverage resources such as Handshake, MyVisaJobs, GoinGlobal, and career assessments and communicate those opportunities directly to students. Identify and cultivate virtual opportunities for students to interact with employers around the globe. Conduct one-on-one career advising sessions.
Support Center for Career Exploration and Success efforts to work with career community stakeholders to develop academic and co-curricular pathways for student access into various careers and advance our Career Cluster initiative. Create an international internship program with other campus stakeholders. Establish proactive and effective liaison relationships with faculty and staff and serve as the primary contact within CCES to ISSS, American Culture and English (ACE) program, and International Admission.
Serve on the CCES (internal) diversity initiatives team and support overall programming and outreach to under-served and underrepresented student populations as assigned. Teach first-year and/or career development courses as needed (Master’s required). Assist in the coordination of office-wide special events, programs, workshops, and career fairs, and other events as needed. Other duties as assigned.
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Bachelor’s degree with transferable experience such as but not limited to career coaching, cultural intelligence, international experience, presentation development and public speaking, teamwork, use of technology, ability to work collaboratively within a department and with external partners, strong professional and written communication skills.
This position is available to persons who are currently located and authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA
This position is not eligible for H1-B Visa or OPT support. It is not eligible for PERM sponsorship.
Master’s degree and one year of experience. An understanding of career and student development theory and its application is preferred. Work experience gained as a graduate student may be included.
Internal Number: 498700
About Miami University
Miami University is a major public university with a small college feel. Creating environments for learning excellence and providing career opportunities in Oxford, Hamilton, Middletown, West Chester and Luxembourg, our faculty, staff, and student employees are the fuel that drives Miami!
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Miami’s main campus is located in Oxford, Ohio, 35 miles north of Cincinnati. A true college town, Oxford features a wide variety of shops and restaurants within walking distance of the main campus. Our regional campuses are located in Hamilton, Middletown, and the Voice of America Learning Center in West Chester, Ohio.