USCâs Center for Global Supply Chain Management (GSCM) and the Master of Science in GSCM within the Marshall School of Business is seeking a global supply chain management career advisor to join its team.
The Associate Director, Career Advising (GSCM) will manage all aspects of career advising for the M.S. GSCM program and will coordinate with the employer relations team to connect students with employers. This position will also manage networking events and other affiliated initiatives hosted by the Center.
Responsibilities and Duties
Advises Marshall GSCM students on effective job search strategies across all areas within financial services, including technical interviewing, behavioral interviewing and personalized search techniques for summer internships and full-time positions
Advises and works closely with student organizations to deliver appropriate job candidate preparation activities, such as communication skills, networking, interviewing, resume writing and career action plans
Analyzes company business models, financial services hiring trends and future employment opportunities; manages and expands corporate partnerships with domestic and international companies
Communicates with human resource professionals to understand human capital demands in order to translate industry trends into an effective outreach strategy
Executes outreach visits, as well as networking and hiring events attended by students, alumni and employers
Educates and trains students on the aptitude and skills necessary to take advantage of opportunities for corporate sector employment, including start-ups and emerging markets
Collaborates with colleagues within Graduate Career Services, Student Services, and Graduate Admissions on projects and initiatives as assigned
Serves as the planning chair of the Annual Global Supply Chain Excellence Summit and VIP Reception
Manages and leads the Industry Network Connect (INC) professional development resource to support the M.S. in GSCM program
Creates and leads alumni relationships and outreach
Supports all of the Centerâs initiatives and activities, including Hackathon, Alumni Dinner
Identify and develop new business opportunities
Build new and manage existing relationships
Develop goals for business growth
This individual will spend 50% supporting MS GSCM and 50% Center initiatives.
MBA or professional graduate degree highly preferred
5-7 years of experience in supply chain services, corporate HR, public relations, graduate business school career development or employer relations
Strong understanding of current recruiting and employment trends across global supply chain field
Demonstrates significant comfort level with networking and relationship management while handling center and program key performance indicators simultaneously Â
Demonstrates significant comfort level with technology, including CRM systems and career management platforms
Required Documents and Additional Information
Resume and cover letter required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions*; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.
* University employer contributions may be subject to change due to financial impact of COVID-19
Why join the USC Marshall School of Business?
The USC Marshall School of Business is ideally positioned to address the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and is ranked as one of the countryâs top schools for accounting, finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship and international business studies.
USC Marshall builds on the unique opportunities that stem from its Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, its interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of the Trojan Alumni Family. With ready access to industries defining the new business frontier, including bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare, this vast network offers USC Marshall graduates exceptionally strong support for success in the global marketplace.
Minimum Education:Bachelorâs degreeMinimum Experience:4 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise:Bachelorâs degree in counseling, higher education, human resources, or related field. Four yearsâ counseling and human resources experience in a corporate or higher education environment, or similar industry. Leadership and guidance skills with a proven ability to manage, balance, and prioritize different tasks and projects. In-depth knowledge of federal immigration regulations, interpreting and providing guidance as to their relevance to international students. Advanced knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, and occupational, career, and employment information sources. Superior level of professionalism, exceptional attention to detail, and exemplary written and oral communication, presentation, and public-speaking skills. Demonstrated experience interacting with diverse individuals and groups, exercising diplomacy, good judgment, and discretion.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.