Successfully counsel and drive outcomes (summer, academic year, full-time, research, or graduate opportunities) for all students through personalized advising and outreach (e.g., maintaining individual advising schedule through Handshake, email/virtual communication with students)
Support development of, organize logistics for, deliver high-quality and engaging programming (student workshops, events, competitions and other) at a large or small scale as needed
Cultivate and maintain relationships with Careers In Programs, Career Advancement staff, campus partners, and student organizations as needed
Support leadership to maintain efficient methods to track student data and quantify student engagement to continuously inform team strategy
Support administrative/logistical and project management needs of the team as needed, including management of front desk phone, email, and in-person operations for Career Advancement office
Develops original content for career related publications and assists with the editing and distribution of Career Services communications materials.
Provides guidance and training to student career counselor interns.
Performs other related work as needed.
Experience in higher education.
Expertise in counseling, program development, or a related area.
Knowledge of career development theory and strong coaching or counseling skills.
Deep commitment to customer service, ability to prioritize and balance different work streams, meet deadlines, and work successfully in a fast-paced environment.
Demonstrated success in maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse constituencies.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Strong interpersonal, quantitative, and networking skills.
Experience developing and delivering presentations.
Ability to communicate to large groups as well as one-on-one with students, senior management, faculty, and alumni.
Experience working with college-aged students and/or recent college graduates strongly preferred; experience developing and managing an internship program a plus.
Expertise in program development, or a related area.
Prior small-group program management and/or event planning experience.
Successful experience working both independently and in cross-functional teams.
Strong coaching or counseling skills.
Strong leadership qualities, including both the ability to execute, thereby leading by work and example,.
Self-directed, results-oriented work ethic.
Cover Letter/Statement of Interest (required)
Three Professional References (required)
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