Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Simon Grad Sch CMC Responsibilities General Purpose: To function as a Career Consultant for the Simon Schoolâ™s Career Management Center for the Masterâ™s Programs. The Career Consultant for MS candidates will be one of several job search coaches and trainers for MS students enrolled in any of the schoolâ™s one year Specialized Masters Programs. Special focus in this role will be on students enrolled in the MS in Finance/Accounting. The role involves career coaching, career programming, tracking student progress, and assisting with business development on behalf of MS candidates. Specific Responsibilities: With considerable latitude to exercise independent judgment and decision making: Coach MS candidates individually or in groups on job search skills Part of team that develops and offers career development programming on a 12-month annual cycle. Plan, organize and execute career-related events as needed, on or off campus as required, toward providing maximum student preparedness and participation to improve employment outcomes results. Develop, promote, and deliver a variety of group activities and programs that meet student job search needs. Design and conduct workshops and presentations relevant to studentsâ™ concentrations Collaborate with CMC team, faculty, and student clubs to provide high quality programming to candidates Engage in on-going assessment of programs to continuously improve and personalize CMC programs for the MS candidates Meet with prospective students. Onboard incoming students. With team and Student Career Advisors -- Provide on-going career consulting to assist students with their career development/job search process Help students clarify their career goals using coaching meetings and assessment tools Develop and critique candidatesâ™ resumes, cover letters, email correspondence and target lists Teach three-pronged job search strategy (U.S., home country, MNC) Conduct and critique mock interviews Identify and disseminate resources and develop career strategies relevant to eachcandidate Conduct on-going outreach to students using print, personal and electronic media; track contacts and report activities Guide students with research of functions, companies, and industries, helping identify where they could work, worldwide Coach and guide candidates in networking Identify and disseminate resources and strategies relevant to the candidatesâ™ career interests Consult and coach candidates on job or internship offers Track employment outcomes Track [or supervise student career advisors in doing this] assigned student progress throughout job search and keep detailed spreadsheet and advising and referral notes in SimonWorks. Conduct outreach to students post graduation to follow up on career progress and present opportunities as identified. Using personal outreach and social media in the U.S., China and other locations globally. Provide relevant documentation by individual to satisfy employment reporting requirements according to MBA CSEA standards for reporting Specialty Masterâ™s employment outcomes. Business development Work independently and with MBA business development team on bringing companies that hire MSF/MSA students to campus, and facilitating alumni virtual networking, presentations or interviewing. Other duties as assigned, including: Assist with management of 6 student workers focused on Accounting/Finance candidates and delivering Finance related career content. Assist with online and print promotional activities for CMC Serve as liaison to Admissions for CMC for MS candidate selection Staff meetings and projects as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelorâ™s Degree required; Masters or MBA in Finance or Accounting preferred 2-3 or more years relevant work experience in finance, accounting, student advising, career services, recruiting, staffing or other similar area required Proven ability to develop, deliver, and assess career-relevant workshops, presentations, and special events/programs Demonstrated organizational, communication, interpersonal, presentation, customer service, and technology skills to effectively manage the numbers and diverse backgrounds of the candidates Team building, people skills, judgment and discretion are important Analytical skills and technology experience to assist in analyzing MS data and reports and research employment/employer materials, websites, job databases, and print media Experience coaching job candidates and providing educational/training programs, preferably within a higher education context Commitment to helping to develop others and their careers Intermediate Excel or higher Ability to read, write and speak Mandarin a plus, as is experience living or working in Asia Must be able to travel within the U.S. and internationally
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