The School of Business MS in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) Program is seeking two full-time Graduate Career Counselors. The incumbents will report to the Director of the MSBAPM Program and will coordinate and manage the day-to-day activities of career services and assist in providing career development, coaching and placement services to MSBAPM students. The positions will be based at the Graduate Business Learning Center in downtown Hartford. Evening and weekend hours will be required in support of program activities. In-state and out-of-state travel will also be required on occasion in support of program events and activities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Include but are not limited to:
Developing, organizing and independently executing career development programs for MSBAPM students and occasionally for other graduate business students.
Assisting in the development of job search strategies for a diverse population of graduate students, including international students.
Providing career coaching and advisement within all components of the student job search.
Conducting mock interviews/case interviews, negotiation strategies, and preparing students with valuable networking strategies.
Researching current job market and hiring trends, interpreting findings and using knowledge to support students’ career management goals and job search.
Coordinating and managing external employer relations.
Supporting career engagement activities to generate job and internship leads for students.
Collecting and reporting internship and full-time placement data to internal and external audiences.
Collaborating on events and student job search strategies with career and program staff.
Assisting with the planning, development, and evaluation of programs, meetings, workshops, etc. for the office.
Coordinating and managing administrative and fiscal responsibilities for career services.
Responding to career-related inquiries from students, faculty, recruiters and others.
Supervising, training, evaluating and assigning work to student staff.
Bachelor’s degree in business, counseling or related field.
Four to five years of related professional experience.
Experience in corporate recruitment, professional hiring or career coaching in either a corporate environment or graduate level program with an emphasis on placement.
Demonstrated experience with event or workshop planning.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with multiple constituencies.
Proven ability to work independently and use sound judgment when making decisions.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and have demonstrated the ability to successfully present information to small and large groups.
Demonstrated ability to work well as part of a team.
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
Demonstrated supervisory ability.
Willingness and ability to work some irregular, flexible hours and travel in-state or out-of-state as necessary.
Specialized Master’s degree or MBA.
Demonstrated experience working with graduate students including an international population.
Experience working in an academic institutional structure or business setting.
Familiarity with employment and market trends for analytics graduate student hiring.
These are full-time positions based in downtown Hartford, CT.
Please apply online at www.jobs.uconn.edu, Staff Positions, Search #2020266. Submission should include to submit a letter of application, resume, and the names and contact information of three professional references.
Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. (Search # 2020266)
This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on November 22nd, 2019.
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