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The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business (JCB) is one the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, with 145 research faculty and nearly 2,900 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students, encompassing three schools, Dyson, Johnson and the School of Hotel Administration. JCB has a collection of areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution and an unparalleled resource base from which to draw—both within JCB and within Cornell (including Cornell Tech).
The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business undergraduate and MPS career center provides services to the more than 1,800 undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Dyson School, the School of Hotel Administration and Johnson Graduate School of Management. The team of professionals associated with this center create and deliver innovative career education and professional development programming for these accredited business programs. In addition to career development initiatives, the center serves as a conduit for employers to connect with this talented group of young professionals.
The Associate Director of the SC Johnson College of Business undergraduate career center will conceptualize, design and deliver a comprehensive career management model for graduate and undergraduate students. In addition to the comprehensive career management model, the Associate Director will guide the development of a career development model that develops the capabilities of candidates for career associated with finance and accounting. The creation and implementation of the model will require collaboration with administration, faculty and students to ensure the program goals are met. In addition to programming initiatives, the Associate Director will provide one-one career advisement to graduate and undergraduate students within the JCB community.
The Associate Director will independently work with student organizations to build synergies that deliver nationally recognized 'best in class' professional development programming.
Using standards developed by the National Undergraduate Business Symposium – a peer group of top undergraduate business programs across the US--the Associate Director will track employment outcomes for the JCB community, and will work personally and collaboratively to ensure post-graduation outcomes are successfully achieved.
The Associate Director will work independently to build and maintain relationships with recruiters and alumni to support the career aspirations of JCB students. The Associate Director will work in collaboration and cooperation with counterparts in the JCB External Relations team.
In collaboration with the Executive Director of Career Management, the Associate Director will monitor program success through the use of survey data, and make improvements that support key performance indicators.
A Bachelor's degree with at least four years of experience in working in a career services, student services or placement services environment. Must be familiar with business school education, and functional areas like finance, accounting services, consulting, and marketing. Must have experience in working directly with college level students, and an ability to interface with corporate recruiters from across the globe.
Ability to work well with others while creating a high-quality and respectful work environment is required. Demonstrated ability to monitor and deliver results, and measure opportunities for program improvement. Experience that demonstrates sound judgment, creativity, management, and problem-solving skills and the ability to work well within a team of professionals. Must be able to work independently will supporting the efforts of an overall team.
Must be able to navigate and effectively use software systems, such as Handshake, BlackBoard. Must be available to work occasional nights and weekends to support program goals. Must be willing to travel at least five times on an annual basis.
A Master's degree in career counseling, student counseling, or business administration. An advanced understanding of career choices for business majors; and a proven track record of supporting student post-graduation outcomes
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Student Career Services Associate II
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