Career Coach - Online Programs (PT) - Weston Career Center
Washington University in St. Louis
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: JR63429
The Career Advisor serves as a career advisor for university students and student organizations. The Generalist Career Coach is an integral member of the Weston Career Center team that serves as career coach for online business students and alumni and works with Olin and university students and student organizations.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Serves as one on one career coach and subject matter expert to approximately onlineÂ degree candidates.
Building and developing relationships with working professional students to (a) understand their career needs and (b) steward them through the career transition and job searches.
Determines additional resources are required for each student and guide themto other resources, within WCC and beyond, to prepare them for technical aspects of interviews (industry directors, specialist coaches, platform leads, etc.).
Identifies individual needs, goals, challenges for career path.
Reviews each student skills and abilities, determine and develop tailored action plans to help students on career journey (identifying interests, gaining skills capabilities, networking, etc).
Analyzes student self-assessments and translate them into actionable insight & next steps.
Determines other skills, etc., required to ensure students are ready, and deliver actionable feedback on studentsâ™ career and preparation process Â .Â
Creates and facilitates digital career content and workshops, including but not limited to activity design, assignment evaluation and partnering with faculty and academic advisors to deliver content.
Manages online digital career curriculum, content and communities.
Partners with academic advisors of personal or career issues that may affect assigned studentsâ™ academic journey.
Informs industry directors /specialized coaches of unique or technical needs and challenges of online students.
Understand the changing dynamics of the work force, including knowledge of employer recruiting practices
General academic, program, and university support including but not limited to assisting with program initiatives, limited presentations and other university wide initiatives.
Other duties as assigned.
Masterâ™s degree in higher education, business, or in a related field.
Experience with advising students in career advising.
Experience of working with students groups/related organizations.
Commitment to designing and delivering excellent career development and advising services.
Strong interpersonal skills, strong relationship building skills.
Ability to work in a matrix organization across/within groups.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally as required by department.
Bachelorâ™s degree plus one year of work experience (including part time graduate assistantship) in higher education setting or related role.
Base pay is commensurate with experience.The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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