Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
The Generalist Career Advisor is an integral member of the Weston Career Center team that serves as a four-year career advisor for undergraduate business degree candidates, to second majors and minors and works with Olin and university students and student organizations.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as 1-on-1 career advisor and subject matter expert to approximately 170-200 BSBA degree candidates
Building and developing relationships with students to (a) understand their career needs and (b) steward them through the career preparation process
Determine additional resources are required for each student and guide them to other resources, within WCC and beyond, to prepare them for technical aspects of interviews (industry directors, specialist coaches, platform leads, etc.)
Identify individual needs, goals, challenges for career path
Review each student skills and abilities, determine and develop tailored action plans to help students on career journey (identifying interests, gaining skills capabilities, networking, etc.)
Analyze student self-assessments and translate them into actionable insight & next steps
Determine other skills, etc., required to ensure students are ready, and deliver actionable feedback on students’ career and preparation process
Provide recommendations regarding students’ readiness for interviews with employers
Facilitate career development content in Mgt 201, Management Communications including but not limited to activity design, assignment evaluation and partnering with faculty and academic advisors to deliver content
Partner with academic advisors of personal or career issues that may affect assigned students’ academic journey
Inform industry directors /specialized coaches of unique or technical needs and challenges of assigned students advising and leadership initiatives
General academic, program, and university support including but not limited to assisting with program initiatives, limited presentations and other university wide initiatives
Bachelor’s degree plus 1 year of work experience (including part time graduate assistantship) in higher education setting or related role.
Master’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
The hiring range for this position is $44,090 - $56,238 annually.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Olin School of Business. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.