We exist to empower every Arts + Sciences student to turn their diverse talents and passions into successful and rewarding careers. Through a community-centered approach, we develop meaningful connections and deliver expert guidance that create opportunities for students to successfully engage with employers, industry experts, and alumni.
We believe that career development is a fundamental component of an Arts + Sciences education. As a team, we relentlessly pursue innovation and excellence to be national leaders in the provision of career services.
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The Walter Center for Career Achievement (WCCA), a division of the newly established Office of Student and Career Success, provides top-quality career education programming and services to College of Arts + Sciences students to help them turn their diverse passions and talents into successful and rewarding careers. The Career Coach advances this mission by providing expert guidance and innovative career-related programming to undergraduate and graduate students in the College.
Master's degree and two years of professional or paraprofessional experience (such as a graduate assistantship) in a direct student services role.
Excellent communication skills including the ability to exchange information with a wide diversity of individuals. Strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to work in a highly-collaborative team environment. Ability to exercise a relentless commitment to facilitating world-class undergraduate student learning and career development.
Master's degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Counseling, or a related field. Experience and enthusiasm for working with liberal arts and sciences students. Possess certification for the administration and interpretation of psychological instruments (such as the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator).
Working Conditions / Demands
The position requires a high-level of critical thinking, planning, goal setting, and project management. Must execute multiple and varied responsibilities with limited supervision, including instructing ASCS career courses (a high-priority initiative for the College), advising students on career-related issues, building relationships with employer contacts, as well as departmental faculty and staff, and planning career-related programs and events. Responsible for hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating a staff of undergraduate career ambassadors who assist with the general provision of career.
This position will impact the professional and career outcomes of students. With the ability to independently instruct students in a classroom environment and evaluate their academic performance, this position will also have the ability to impact the academic experience of those students. The performance of this position will directly influence the reputation of the College of Arts and Sciences, especially in the increasingly high-profile area of career services.
Regular evening and weekend commitments required, especially during peak recruiting seasons.
Salary Plan: PAE
Salary Grade: 3SA
Job Function: Student Services
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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