Arizona State University Career and Professional Development Services
Location: Tempe, Arizona
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 per year DOE
Internal Number: 71016BR
The Global Career Initiatives Coordinator for Career and Professional Development Services (CPDS) is part of the One University Model that provides professional and career resources and programming for a diverse ASU student body, focusing on international students and international alumni, as well as, globally-mobile domestic students/alumni. This position will be responsible for coordinating and implementing programs, events, and workshops in a fast-paced, student centered, team environment.
The Global Career Initiatives Coordinator must solve complex problems related to advising individual students and alumni who come from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds. They must also evaluate how well their programs are meeting the needs of the students, alumni, and university partners-they must use this assessment along with data to inform their future programming decisions and outreach efforts.
The Global Career Initiatives Coordinator counsels students and alumni through meaningful career and internship exploration conversations, CPT/OPT opportunities, networking and job searching techniques through primarily small and large group settings, as well as some one-on-one advising. Providing career & internship support to a large university involves programs and events hosted at scale and through a variety of mediums to ensure engaging the largest audience possible. The Global Career Initiatives Coordinator will regularly meet with faculty and staff from across the university including leadership within the International Students and Scholars Center, EOSS Vice President’s Office and college/school leadership.
The Coordinator will also engage with international employers in collaboration with the Corporate Partnership team within CPDS. The ideal candidate has exemplary interpersonal communication skills, has the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively, is prompt with their follow-through; appreciates and works well in innovative, diverse and evolving environments, takes initiative; has high attention to detail; is proficient with university technology equipment; is effective meeting with people on a one-to-one basis; has very strong, large group presentation skills; has successful proven experience in customizing programs, services and educational events; has programming development and event planning skills; has experience collaborating across various disciplines/departments; and is committed to fostering an inclusive and global environment.
The Global Career Initiatives Coordinator will become knowledgeable and understand the current EOSS initiatives. They will support university functions, serving as a catalyst for mobilizing groups of students to events such as: Game Day Activities, Homecoming, Fall Welcome Events, Family Weekend and other campus traditions. Services are provided for One University in multiple locations in support of the mission.
This position reports to the Associate Director and will work at all locations of the University, as needed.
Building & Scaling Career Education Partnerships Across University Enterprise (35-40%)
Provide distinct programming and engagement opportunities for international students and alumni including the bi-annual International Student Professional Development Conference.
Provide leadership for and implementation of specific workshops, webinars, virtual networking events, CPDS participation in International Orientation and support of International Education Week.
Meet with student leaders in the ASU Coalition of International Students and lead internal University-wide International Student Career Services Work Group.
Develop and implement scalable and customized programming and resources, utilizing technology to ensure 24/7 accessibility for international students specific career and professional development content, internship and job (CPT/OPT) postings, and connections to hiring employer partners.
Oversee the electronic course content and course management of the CPT/OPT career support course on Canvas.
Create targeted, electronic/digital services and resources including the posting of podcasts and videos, delivering Global Virtual Career Fairs and/or global virtual networking opportunities.
Direct Student Support (25-30%)
Advise students on writing resumes, preparing job & internship search letters and materials, developing a professional portfolio, networking, and developing interview skills.
Advise international students and globally-minded domestic students in 1-1 career coaching and professional development training (in-person or virtual) regarding their interests, values, skills and qualifications related to career decision making and occupational research.
Engage with international students prior to and during Hiring Events and Career Fairs so that they are well prepared for and positioned to be competitive candidates.
Hire, supervise, evaluate team of two to three Global Career Initiatives Student staff.
Employer/Alumni Engagement (10%)
In partnership with CPDS Corporate Partnerships team, meet regularly with OPT/CPT engaged employers to learn about industry trends, application and interview recommendations, hiring processes, and other valuable knowledge that can be shared with students/alumni via appointments, events and other programming.
Develop a network of global alumni who can meet with both current students and alumni locally, nationally and globally and leverage International Connections’ leaders for development and implementation through the ASU Mentor Network.
Represent CPDS on committees and workgroups related to global career initiatives across ASU enterprise including International Student Services Committee (EOSS and Universitywide).
Conduct benchmarking projects against peer institutions ensuring that ASU remains innovative in its career and professional development services to international and globally mobile domestic students.
Orient a variety of users such as students, parents and university partners regarding purposes and goals of CPDS, the Handshake online career platform and facilitates CPDS overviews.
Prepare materials and programs promoting CPDS and serves on University Committees that support recruitment, retention and student success.
Provide oversight of the operational and student worker budget and purchasing of necessary program supplies.
Work in an office environment
Use office equipment including a personal computer
Communicate to perform essential duties
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.
Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on September 9th, 2021.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Six years of progressively responsible administrative/coordinator program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Experience with global career services, resources and/or programs.
Experience providing professional/career advising and support to international and globally mobile students.
Experience in planning in-person and virtual networking events and developing and implementing new programs.
Experience in presenting and public speaking skills.