The Career Advisor provides counseling and advising at both general and industry-specific levels â“ e.g., translating liberal arts education into specific work opportunities and career paths; in 1:1 and group formats as appropriate for content and time requirements; offered within CareerLAB and via other venues across campus. Counseling/advising efforts should be aligned with, integrated with, and supportive of broader campus advising initiatives.
Bachelorâ™s degree and 3- 5 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Advanced degree preferred.
Advanced understanding of and ability to articulate and advance Brownâ™s educational philosophy, culture, curriculum, and approach to advising; interest in and ability to engage, collaborate with, educate, and support students in translating their Brown experience into lives of meaning and purpose; and ability to collaborate with faculty on integrating work with curricular goals.
Professional networks and understanding of and experience with organizational recruiting and talent development (for profit and nonprofit); knowledge of specific clusters of industries
Ability to build relationships leading to engagement of employers and alumni with Brown, students, and faculty.
Ability to develop and execute relevant programs for students, employers, and other constituencies
Collaborative workstyle, strong team player; open-mindedness, inclusiveness and flexibility; ability to work and build collaborations with diverse communities
Outward focus, change orientation, initiative, and ability to execute and sustain new efforts; focus on learning, data and assessment, documentation, constant improvement, and ownership and accountability.
Attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication skills
Ability to work evening and weekend events/ programs.
This position is a 24-28 hour part time position for the duration of Brownâ™s academic year (late August through late May/ early June).
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Center for Careers and Life After Brown
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