Coaches Evening MBA, Weekend MBA and Master in Management students on appropriate career management and job search skills in one-on-one, small and large group settings, and virtually.
Provides career coaching support for a wide variety of career paths and goals, including firms which regularly hire business graduates, e.g., consulting, major corporates, financial services firms, as well as firms in more specialized sectors, such as media / entertainment, clean tech, venture capital.
Conceptualizes, innovates, develops, and facilitates the delivery of career education (knowledge and skill building) including workshops, panel discussions, and guest speakers in person and via e-learning/media.
Refines the curriculum and build-out content for the Succeeding in the Workplace course, in collaboration with the Career Services MiM launch team.
Partners across Booth and UChicago to identify resources to round out studentsâ™ educational experience, e.g., technical prep for interviews, analytical skills, communication skills.
Collaborates with Booth departments such as Leadership Development, Student Life, Academic Services, and Admissions to identify opportunities to enhance the EW and MiM student experience.
Understands career interests of EW and MiM students and works closely with Operations and Employer Relations staff to facilitate connecting students to career opportunities.
Solicits and analyzes student and alumni feedback and evaluations, and helps strategize with Booth staff and student leaders to determine program and resource offerings and innovations.
Manages or leads various special projects/programs that provide career-related support or strategic initiatives to address needs of special constituencies. These audiences could include the general alumni population, subsets of students or alumni based on industry, geography, function, years of work experience, or other factors.Â Â Â
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 business or higher education.
Experience in undergraduate career management, recruiting, or student services fields.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Knowledge of and demonstrated experience using online resources, spreadsheets, digital content management (website), learning management (LMS) platforms, and presentation software (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Experience with, knowledge of, or demonstrated interest in business careers.
Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.
Demonstrated leadership, organizational, and project management skills.
An understanding of and appreciation for the needs and concerns of a diverse student body.
Deep commitment to customer service and multitask, meet deadlines, and work successfully in a fast-paced environment.
Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, and work both independently and collaboratively within and across teams.
Work in-person in the office, with students three days/week.Â
During peak times and depending on student demand, work additional in-person days.Â This is not a virtual role.
Flexibility to work on evenings and weekends.
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