Salary is commensurate with experience and education
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Michael G. Foster School of Business is the second oldest institution of management education on the West Coast and consistently ranks among the top business schools in the United States for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. The Foster School serves more than 2500 students. While the School of Business has long been known as one of the top business schools, our goal is to be the best public school in the nation.
EY Center for Career Advancement has an opening for an outstanding individual to serve as a Career Coach for Foster Business School student populations (undergraduates and specialized Masters). The Career Coach provides innovative career development services and activities for Foster business students. In collaboration with Undergraduate Programs, the career counselor will serve as support to evaluate applicants for Foster admissions. This position reports to the Foster Undergraduate Career Center Director and works in collaboration with other career services staff to enhance the career and professional development of Foster students.
The Foster School of Business has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Senior Career Coach.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Career advising and programming - 65%
Serves as the career coach to Foster business student populations (undergrads and specialized Masters). Provides individual career counseling and assessment
Develops career programming and resources dedicated to the success of Foster students.
Develops and conducts career preparation workshops and events
Works with career advising team in developing materials and resources for career advising and programming
Serves as the primary coach contact to plan and execute all career services quarterly career programs and events
Responsible for managing the internal and external career programming calendars
Career Coach liaison to work with program coordinator, graphic designer and marketing assistant on event marketing materials and execution
Creates career content and updates for student career web portal
Career and community outreach - 20%
Interfaces with student business clubs, faculty and Foster departments to provide niche programming for specific populations
Works closely with UW Career Center, MBA Career Services and other campus departments to collaborate and create effective programming and resources for Foster students
Supports efforts in Career Class execution
Undergrad program activities and special projects - 15%
Assist in the overall strategy and evaluation of the EY Center for Career Advancement
Evaluate applicants for admission to the Undergraduate Program
Assume shared responsibility for assessing and modifying/updating web site content related to Career Services
Serve and participate on Foster and University committees as assigned or designated
Support Foster Undergraduate Programs events and participate fully in a fast-moving team environment where everyone is expected to roll-up her/his sleeves and contribute whenever possible
Perform additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs & Career Center Director
Conducts and assists with special projects and activities, including outreach efforts, orientations, and other activities throughout Foster Business School and UW community. Represents Foster Undergraduate Career Services to various organizations on and off campus
Other duties as assigned
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Bachelor's Degree in business, advising or counseling plus 2-3 years prior career planning or related business/industry/college relations experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Master Degree in Counseling, student affairs or business preferred.
A high degree of comfort with technology and data and social media
Experience with reading/interpreting transcripts and evaluate statements
Project management skills
Familiarity with the administrative structure of a large university
Experience creating program and services for underclass student populations
Experience working with student clubs and campus diversity programs
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
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Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.