Career Center - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19007637)
The Career Consultant for Student-Athletes, under the direction of the Associate Director for the Career Center and the Director of Life Skills, will assist student-athletes/alumni with career planning and graduate school preparation in addition to coordinating programs within the Cathy and John Pelusi Family Life Skills program.
Duties include: - assisting with career planning, internships, and job search strategies through individual appointments, workshops, & programs - developing job search resources - establishing contacts with employers and faculty - assisting with graduate school preparation work
This individual will foster professional development skills through programming and individual appointments with student-athletes and coordinate life skills programs in accordance with guidelines outlined in the NCAA Student-Athlete Affairs Life Skills program. These responsibilities will be performed 1.5 days per week in the Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance, WPU and 3.5 days per week in the Cathy and John Pelusi Family Life Skills center at the Petersen Events Center.
A Master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration or a related field is required, along with knowledge of NCAA regulations. 2 years' experience in career advising, cooperative education, recruitment/employment, student affairs, guidance, or life skills education, and collegiate athletic experience as a student-athlete, coach, or staff member preferred.
An ideal candidate should possess a working knowledge of business, education, and industry, along with a theoretical framework in career development issues as it relates to post-graduate planning. A Master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration or related field preferred. Knowledge of NCAA regulations preferred.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Student Services.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 2-3 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00; some evenings and weekends
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 19007637
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.