The Career Coach provides specialized career development education and support to all O'Neill students by cultivating meaningful connections with alumni and employers through targeted career programs and resources for assigned career community. Through teamwork, programming, and individual and group student coaching, the Career Coach expands student awareness of, and helps them prepare for, the many functional roles, employer organizations, and industries that can align with the student's unique strengths and interests. This holistic approach introduces students to a variety of industry experts within a career community, to explore how classroom knowledge and skills are relevant to and apply to the needs of the professional community.
The Career Coach will be the primary liaison for students in the assigned career community and will engage with appropriate faculty, departments, and offices within The O'Neill School. This role will also seek to build and maintain employer relationships with target employers for students within the career community. The Career Coach will coordinate with the career services staff and other Career Coaches to ensure coordination of efforts and leverage resources.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field and two years of experience in career consulting or related field.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills. Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills. High commitment to quality. Flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable. Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure. Counseling skills and program development skills. Understanding of college student success. Knowledge of career development services in higher education. Ability to interpret career assessments
Master's degree in a related field.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation. Evenings and weekends will be required.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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