An integral part of the Salisbury Center, this position assists in providing career services to students, alumni and alumnae. Provides career counseling and professional development assistance to a diverse population of students through faculty contacts, workshops, in-class presentations, and individual appointments. Assists in the development and maintenance of career information resources: developing products and programs that meet the needs of the student population and employers.
Conduct individual career counseling appointments for students interested in business-related career fields
Conduct career assessments (Strong Interest Inventory and MBTI)
Manage caseload of students in Handshake; provide notes on meetings, label students with career interests, and provide case updates as needed
Provide resume, cover letter, networking and interview assistance
Coordinate annual group of sophomore students, including recruitment, applications, acceptances, etc.
Schedule and facilitate meetings twice a month to provide professional development related programming for sophomores interested in finance careers
Work with Employer Development in terms of alum speakers, Pillars of Wall Street, and Finance Career Treks
Workshops, Seminars and Events
Conduct seminars and special presentations; some evenings and weekends required
Assist with department activities and projects, including Multicultural Networking & Career Conference and William Smith @ Work events
Attend Career Treks with the employer developer and faculty member(s), leading groups of 25 students in Boston and NYC
Provide support for the Salisbury Diversity Fellows program; an initiative designed to support sophomore students with their career development
Assist with collaborative programs in partnership with the Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion, LGBTQ+ Resource Center, Residential Education, Alumni/ae Relations, Athletics, and Intercultural Affairs
Assist with winter break job shadow/externship program
Ensure business career and programmatic updates are made to the Career Services website
Assist with First Destination data collection and reporting
Assist with one-year and five-year out data collection
Other duties as needed.
Master’s degree or equivalent preferred, plus 3-5 years of work-related experience in career services, advising, or counseling. Experience in liberals arts setting highly desirable. Excellent interpersonal, communications, listening and organizational skills are required. Computer skills essential. The successful candidate has a demonstrated respect for diversity and inclusion, problem solving, detail orientation, and excellent follow through.
This is a full-time, 12-month, benefits-eligible administrative position. Normal hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.
About Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Located on 195 acres in the heart of New York States Finger Lakes Region, Hobart and William Smith are independent liberal arts colleges distinctive for providing highly individualized educations. Guided by an interdisciplinary curriculum grounded in exploration and rigor, the Colleges prepare students to think critically. In partnership with the Geneva and global communities and through robust programs in career development, study-abroad, service, leadership and athletics, the Colleges foster an environment that values global citizenship, teamwork, ethics, inclusive excellence, and cultural competence.Under the mentorship of faculty, Hobart and William Smith students gain the necessary clarity to be competitive when seeking employment. They win prestigious fellowships like the Rhodes, Gates Cambridge, Udall, Fulbright and Goldwater. They gain admittance to the best graduate programs in the country. They go on to lead lives of consequence.