1) The Director of Career Management for the Full-Time MBA Program is a member of the Career Services/Corporate Relations leadership team and takes an active role in driving collaboration across Career Services, the School, and the University.
2) Drives the strategic direction of career management for students in the Full-Time MBA (590 students per class) and collaborates closely with her counterpart who leads Career Management for students in the Evening and Weekend MBA Programs.
3) Provide individual career coaching, create and deliver career management and career research programming (workshops), facilitate panels, and source expert alumni and corporate volunteers, for full-time students who often seek significant career pivots from their pre-business school careers.
4) Play an active role on the Career Services/Corporate Relations leadership team to ensure that all constituents receive extraordinary support commensurate with their career needs and to facilitate a collaborative culture across all Career Services functions, Booth campuses, and the University.
5) Collaborate with Senior Director, Career Management and Director, Career Management, Evening and Weekend Programs, to assess student needs and to develop strategies to meet these needs.
6) Collaborate closely with the Senior Director of Career Services Operations to share resources and strategic priorities and approaches.
7) Collaborate closely with Director of Executive MBA Career Management and team to share resources and programmatic synergies.
8) Collaborate closely with Senior Director of Employer Relations and team to share resources, employment trends, and company observations.
9) Coach domestic and international students on appropriate career management and job search skills in one-on-one, small, and large group settings; present to groups ranging from 5 to 300.
10) Keep abreast of market trends as they relate to the job search (career change) and career advancement (promotion) processes.
11) Partner with several industry, regional, and/or functional student groups to assist in planning and delivering career-management related programming.
1) Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and project management skills.
2) Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills.
3) Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, and the ability to work both independently and within a team.
4) Significant knowledge of and experience using on-line resources, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
5) An understanding of and appreciation for the needs and concerns of a diverse MBA student body.
6) Work independently with little supervision; possess a self-motivated disposition; identify opportunities for improvement and recommend effective changes, all while achieving key objectives resulting in desired outcomes within a fast-paced working environment.
7) Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
8) Handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.
9) Demonstrated ability to work effectively and diplomatically with colleagues, as well as with students, faculty and corporate contacts in a multitude of communication methods i.e., in person, email, phone.
10) Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.
11) Travel domestically.
1) Masterâ™s degree in business, counseling, or related field.
1) A minimum eight years of experience in business or higher education.
2) Experience in executive search, career management, recruiting, training, or student services fields.
3) Experience leading a team.
4) Experience with, knowledge of, or demonstrated interest in business careers.
2) Cover letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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