MANAGER OF ACADEMIC INTERNSHIP AND CAREER SERVICES
|Req #: ||142400 |
|Department: ||APPLIED MATHEMATICS |
|Appointing Department Web Address: ||http://depts.washington.edu/amath/ |
|Job Location: || Seattle Campus |
|Job Location Detail: ||Applied Mathematics, Lewis Hall |
|Posting Date: ||02/10/2017 |
|Closing Info: || Closes On 02/24/2017 |
|Salary: || |
Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
|Notes: || As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position |
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The UW Department of Applied Mathematics has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time Manager of Academic Internship and Career Services to develop, implement and oversee the placement activities of the graduate-only Computational Finance & Risk Management program. This position will work closely with Applied Math faculty and staff, student support services, and the professional finance community.
The Manager will play a key leadership role in external community building with the finance industry not only in Seattle, but nationally, in order to set the groundwork for internship development and career opportunities, sustained and expanded relationships with the intent of internship and job placement, and frequent follow-up to maintain key relationships. Specific duties include:
Graduate Internship and Career Advising, Placement Support
Collaborate with existing and new external partners to develop internship profiles that meet university course and department degree requirements.
Work with faculty, CFRM staff, and students to assess optimal internship placement. Place graduate students, predominantly international, in summer internships each year. Serve as the career counselor to graduate students, providing individual career counseling and assessment during the student's second year.
Develop and present career education programs designed to prepare students for successful summer internship experiences and career placement, specifically workshops and seminars regarding career options, professional development, job search techniques, interview skills and other related topics.
Counsel and advise students about career exploration, job search, professional networking, interview techniques, and life skills development in individual and group sessions and telephone/e-mail consultations, including cover letter and resume review.
Oversee the planning and implementation of special alumni events to sustain and grow relationships. Maintain contacts with alumni to increase their participation in career placement efforts.
Represent CFRM to private sector employers and build direct recruiting channels with as many employers as possible while maintaining current relationships.
Partner with the department's leadership including Chair, Director, Assistant Director, Senior Graduate Program Advisor, and faculty to help coordinate external outreach with key professional communities.
Investigate current employment trends, career opportunities, occupational outlook, salaries and career development practices. This includes reaching out to prospective employers and alumni to ascertain in-demand skills and experience.
Maintain the CFRM LinkedIn groups and connect them with current students, alumni, industry affiliates, and potential employers.
Other duties as assigned by the CFRM Director and/or Applied Mathematics chair, including departmental activities (e.g., staff meetings, social events, graduation ceremonies).
| Bachelor's degree in Finance, Math, Science, Engineering, humanities or related field AND three years of experience. |
Excellent financial services career advising skills with ability to understand diverse students' needs and concerns.
Knowledge of the job search process and labor force trends; a clear understanding of the role of internships and career education initiatives.
Excellent interpersonal, public speaking, and communication skills.
Ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with local, state, and national finance organizations.
Strong desire to mentor students and commitment to working effectively with a diverse student body.
Familiarity with university internship programs and recruitment programs.
Ability to collaborate effectively with faculty, staff, and business partners and maintain client relationships.
Proven project management skills, planning, organization and prioritization skills, including the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and apply resources effectively in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Ability for occasional travel.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
| Master's degree in financial services, professional training, recruiting, or related field. |
Financial industry experience.
Experience in career development or experience working in higher education career services.
|CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:|
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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