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Microcredential Specialist

Posted: 07/31/2022

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Job no: 500631
Department: Regl Dean's Office - Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Part Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title: Microcredential Specialist

Job Summary:
Microcredential Specialist will work collaboratively to collect detailed data on each program to be transferred into the Credential Engine Registry; determine each credential’s stackability into current degree programs as well as transfer possibilities, and research best practices in credential transparency and portability.

Over twenty-five Microcredential Programs are offered by Miami University Regionals in high-demand fields across business, communication, engineering, technology, and culture. Microcredential Specialists will report directly to the Microcredential Program Manager, and work collaboratively with E-Campus and Regionals Staff and Faculty members. They will also work directly with members of Credential Engine for additional information and support. This opportunity will provide Specialists with noteworthy experience in academic pathways; collaboration across diverse stakeholders; data collection and entry; and, familiarity with process guides.

The Microcredential Specialist will:

  • Reference the Credential Engine Registry and provided guides to determine data points needed for collection
  • Create and implement processes for data collection
  • Input and organize Microcredential data into spreadsheets for upload
  • Analyze currently offered Microcredentials alongside degree programs to look for continuous enrollment opportunities
  • Conduct research and outreach to additional universities to evaluate transfer possibilities of Microcredential courses
  • Collaborate with other specialists, staff, faculty, and others to reach project goals
  • Participate in occasional meetings and check-ins to achieve project goals
  • Provide recommendations on additional best practices in credential transparency and portability to further the goals of Miami's Microcredential Programs
  • Coordinate with other specialists to create final report related to project outcomes, process guides, and future opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and must have prior experience in one of the areas listed: business, communication, engineering, technology, and culture.
  • Position not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Consideration may be given to candidates with higher education experience or experience in academia; proven track record of attention to detail; ability to work independently and collaboratively; experience with datasets; access to high-speed internet.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and resume. Inquires may be directed to Erica Crawford at

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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:

Screening of applications will begin August 11, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.


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.

Advertised: 28 Jul 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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