Associate Director, Career Services - Masters of Science in Computational Finance-2014650
: Job Summary
Carnegie Mellon is a private, global research university, internationally known in artificial intelligence, the performing arts, business administration, economics and computer science. The Masters of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program, ranked one of the top-ranked quantitative finance programs in the country, is the joint venture between four Carnegie Mellon colleges, the Tepper School of Business, the Math Department in Mellon College of Science, the Statistics and Data Science Department in Dietrich School of Social Sciences and the Heinz College for programming.
The MSCF Career Services department is searching for an Associate Director to join the team as part of the New York office. This is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an interesting work environment. In this role, you will be responsible for handling the New York operations, as well as taking the lead for specific programs and initiative across both the Pittsburgh and New York campuses. This includes providing career counseling and relevant career service offerings to current MSCF students and alumni, as well as developing and strengthening recruiting relationships with employers and alumni.
Core responsibilities will include:
Career Consultation and Events
Provide individual and group career counseling and support to students and alumni by collaborating with them to assess their skills and career goals, formulate job search strategies, strengthen their resumes and help them improve their networking skills; practice interviewing skills during individual counseling sessions (i.e.; mock interviews) and implement departmental policies.
Develop, deliver, and moderate a variety of events/workshops, orientation programs and alumni panels.
Develop, update, and maintain departmental policies and procedures (e.g., the Student Code of Conduct); leading and reporting student employment information and statistics; assisting as needed in ad-hoc projects.
Coordinate employer relations efforts in conjunction with the Director and program Executive Director; nurture, develop and strengthen existing and prospective relationships for summer internships, entry-level jobs, and more experienced roles for our alumni; manage the NY-based on-campus recruiting and other recruiting events; assist employers with referrals based on objective criteria. Provide "high-touch" customer service to all constituents and partners.
Partner with student clubs, Quant Finance Club leaders, MSCF Steering Committee members and faculty in Employer "Trek" planning and Admissions decisions. Network and collaborate with colleagues at other NY-based Masters Financial Engineering programs to provide broader networking opportunities.
In conjunction with others: compile, audit and produce complex recruiting statistics reports. Manage confidential job offer information and ensure that all necessary data is captured. Build historical reports for company on-site visits. Attend/assist with all NY-based alumni events and open houses.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within MSCF. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a dynamic population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
You should demonstrate:
Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills (including public speaking), aptitude with numbers and statistical/mathematical analysis techniques, self-confidence, and persuasiveness.
Knowledge of the campus recruiting process and capability to interact efficiently with corporate recruiters and facilitate successful recruitment of graduate students.
Excellent organizational, time management and planning skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple high-priority demands from different constituents.
Capacity to market the MSCF program and inspire confidence.
Detail-orientation, the aptitude to "see the big picture," self-starter, computer literate (MS Office Suite and databases).
You should be able to travel domestically; more specifically, regular travel in/around New York is expected, as well as trips to Pittsburgh as needed.
Bachelor's degree in business, financial engineering or counseling required; Master's degree preferred.
Minimum three years of experience, preferably in a financial services firm or working with career services/recruiting required; over five years of related experience desired. Active membership in relevant professional organizations desired.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Student Services
Primary Location: United States-New York-New York City
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2014650
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.