St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University’s outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John’s University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John’s is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Tobin College of Business
The Career Advisor for the Tobin College of Business (TCB) serves as a liaison between industry, faculty and students within TCB and Career Services. He/she understands industry workforce needs and assists students to prepare for employment through career coaching, facilitated learning sessions and other student support. He/she also assists with matching students with appropriate employment opportunities. The Advisor will provide comprehensive individual and group advisement sessions to target population(s). The overall performance standard for this position is a measurable increase in utilization of career services by TCB students and contribution to the internship and career readiness of St. John's University students.
Acquire and maintain an intimate knowledge of TCB programs and pedagogy.
Work closely with college faculty, departments, student groups, and alumni to develop and lead both foundational training (resume preparation, internships, interview skills, mock interviews, soft skills, and job search strategies) and career-related programs customized for students within the school and various programs.
Provide comprehensive individual and group advisement sessions to target population(s) for students and alumni.
Actively contribute to the on-campus recruitment process through student preparation.
Utilize technology to meet student and employer needs in recruitment and placement.
Facilitate advanced level career development workshops and programs for students in graduate programs and other targeted groups.
Collaborate and contribute to career planning and job search resources (i.e. career fairs, workshops, conferences, etc.) to enhance the students' career preparedness.
Be informed of national, state and local hiring practices, guidelines, and labor related issues.
Assist students in developing career decision making skills, utilizing career assessment tools when appropriate.
Minimum of three to five years of experience in career services, human resources, career coaching, corporate recruiting/business development, or related Proven success in developing and maintaining internal and external relationships.
Excellent resume, interviewing and job search skills.
Must be collaborative, self-directed, outcome oriented, and able and willing to work under pressure with frequent interruptions. Must have strong customer service focus for internal and external constituents and been successful in working both independently and in cross-functional teams.
Demonstrate cutting-edge approach to empowering students to navigate the path from college to career successfully.
Must have familiarity of employment and industry trends.
Proficient in the use of web-based software. Proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Strong oral and written communication skills, experience teaching, training or facilitating workshops. Ability to develop and deliver effective presentations to groups.
Some local travel.
Evening and weekend work.
Preferred qualifications include:
Familiarity with higher education.
Experience with on-campus recruitment.
Proficiency in use of social media as a recruitment/placement tools.
Knowledge of Handshake and Banner.
Familiarity with faith-based organization.
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 218525
About St. John's University
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.