Coaches domestic and international students on appropriate career management and job search skills appropriate for the range of MBA-level business careers in one-on-one, small and large group settings, and virtually.
Conceptualizes, innovates, develops, and delivers career management programming to groups of 5-500 students.
Leads or co-leads the implementation of career education (knowledge and skill-building) including workshops, panel discussions, large scale conferences, and via e-learning/media.
Consults and partners with several functional, industry, and regional student groups to guide in planning and delivering career management-related programming to support recruiting needs.
Manages or leads various special projects/programs that provide career related support or strategic initiatives to address the needs of special constituencies.
Collaborates with the Employer Relations team; accompanies relationship managers on firm visits both locally and nationally to meet with firm representatives and discuss recruiting strategies, exchange student feedback and updates on hiring needs.
Continually develops and maintains knowledge of MBA functions, and designated industries; accompanies students on treks to employers.
Acquires, maintains, and applies knowledge of career research databases and shares that knowledge with relevant constituencies through one-on-one coaching appointments, live and virtual presentations, and online and print guides.
Solicits and analyzes student feedback and evaluations and helps strategize with the Career Management team, student organizations, and/or other Booth staff to determine program offerings and innovations.
Leverages learning technologies in designing and delivering career content to support students.
Analyzes markets and trends as they relate to the MBA job search and incorporate tips/ advice into coaching students, and in developing career programming.
Partners across team and colleagues in developing and implementing innovative initiatives.
Conducts job search and career management related large lectures, hands-on workshops, special events, training programs, and one-on-one career coaching sessions. Acts as a resource for and directs students to other career resources as needed.
Analyzes markets and trends as they relate to job searches. Assesses student feedback and evaluations and collaborates with other career services staff members, student organizations, or other staff to determine program offerings and innovations.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s degree in business, counseling, or related field.
A minimum five years of experience in career counseling or within relevant industry.
Working knowledge or demonstrated interest in business careers.
Knowledge of career development theory and strong coaching or counseling skills.
An understanding of and appreciation for the needs and concerns of a diverse MBA student body.
Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) and on-line resources.
Outstanding verbal, written, and presentation skills, as well as organizational skills.
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.
Excellent project management, critical thinking, persuasion, and collaborative skills.
Handle multiple detailed tasks/projects simultaneously and meet strict deadlines with frequent interruptions.
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.
Professional demeanor, including tact, discretion, and a customer service-oriented approach.
Travel as needed.
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