Advisor II - Career Coach for Inclusion Initiatives
Regular Full-time, Market Range 07
The career coach serves on the Academic & Career Exploration (ACE) team and leads outreach to inclusive student organizations, classes, and campus units; provides identity-specific career development programs and services focused on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, such as but not limited to, race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and veteran status; connects employers that utilize inclusive hiring practices to students and campus community.
IDENTITY-SPECIFIC CAREER PROGRAMS AND SERVICES:
Implement programs and provide career development services to address student needs/interests related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and career development including self-advocacy; requesting accommodations in the workplace; disability disclosure process; rights/responsibilities under the law; participating in internship/employment programs; veteran-friendly employment; Create programs that provide opportunities for students to engage with alumni, employers, and other professionals to build connections and skills, or to gain experience.
Serve as center liaison to campus community on DEI career initiatives; Collaborate with departments such as Student Disability Services, the Office of Multicultural Student Life, First Gen Initiatives, Veteran Success Center, The Pride Center, UT Success Academy, college diversity offices, and inclusive student organizations to co-create identity-specific programming and encourage participation in services offered by the career center.
Support center's employer development team and initiatives relating to inclusive hiring practices; Connect employers that utilize inclusive hiring practices to students and campus community; Encourage participation in programs such as identity specific networking events; lunch and learns, employer of the day, etc.
Co-chair the center's DEI Committee and assist in the planning of professional development training and DEI activities for center staff; Assist with execution of programs and activities consistent with the center's mission including ACE team initiatives, career fairs, assessment, marketing, etc.; Engage in professional development activities/trainings/memberships to maintain current knowledge of higher education and employment and industry trends;
Internal Number: 218228
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