Serve as a liaison for the Center for Career Development (CCD) and the Center for Graduate School and Fellowship Advisement, providing career counseling and outreach to students, alumni and faculty in the School of Engineering and the School of Science.
Provide individual and group career counseling for students in the School of Engineering and the School of Science. Administer, analyze and interpret one or more career assessments (MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory) and provide online resources for undecided students to explore various majors and career opportunities.
Develop strong relationships with the Dean of School of Engineering, the Dean of School of Science, Department Chairs and faculty members from each school. Provide consultation and organization assistance to departments in their development of major specific career related events. Communicate and encourage faculty to maintain equitable opportunities for students by posting jobs and internships on Handshake. Conduct outreach efforts including workshops and presentations to classes, student clubs and faculty. Collaborate with the office’s recruiting team to target employers and build recruitment opportunities to increase quality and quantity of internship and employment opportunities.
Regularly update and maintain online industry resources on majors and careers, domestic and international internships, full-time employment, and experiential learning opportunities in the fields of engineering, education, and healthcare on CCD’s websites. Integrate technology into daily operations, programs and presentations.
Help collect Graduating Student Survey data; provide information on walk-ins, counseling, workshop, presentation, internship, mentor program data each semester. Support center-wide programs and services including co-sponsored programs with other departments including career fairs, workshops and Peer Career Advisor training. Lastly, take active role in social media efforts and strategy to enhance the office’s image both internally and externally.
-1-3 years experience in higher education, counseling, advising, administration or related field; priority will be given to candidates with experience working with students in the STEM discipline and/or academic background in the fields.
-Familiarity with career development theories and practices, assessments (MBTI/SII), counseling and services.
-Understanding of and appreciation for Manhattan’s Catholic Lasallian mission and heritage.
-Must be flexible, collaborative, self-directed and outcome oriented.
-Must have strong written and oral presentation skills and have been successful in working both independently and in cross-functional teams.
-Social Media: Advanced working knowledge in LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Proficiency with Hootsuite.
-MS Office Suite: Advanced in MS Word and PowerPoint and proficient in Excel.
-Demonstrated ability to master Internet-based recruiting programs and learn new technologies required.
Manhattan College is an independent Catholic coeducational institution in the Lasallian tradition. We expect our faculty, administration, and staff to be knowledgeable about our mission and to make a positive contribution to the mission. Applicants from historically under-represented segments of the population are encouraged to apply, as well as those attracted to a college with a Catholic identity. We are committed to a diverse campus community. AA/EO Employer M/F/D/V
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