UDayton Global is an innovative partnership between the University of Dayton and Shorelight Education. Together, they created UDayton Global's International Accelerator Program (IAP), which combines intensive English-language instruction with courses, programs and additional support to help international students adjust academically and socially to the University of Dayton and the community of Dayton, Ohio. Offering programs for both undergraduate and graduate students, the IAP expands the university's efforts to educate students from around the world and ensure positive outcomes.
The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic, Marianist research university that stands as a leader in higher education and one of the preeminent Catholic universities in the nation. It is one of the largest private universities in Ohio, with enrollment of more than 10,800 students, including more than 7,800 full-time undergraduates. The university employs approximately 2,600 full-time and part-time faculty and staff and is distinguished by strong academics, research and community involvement. The University of Dayton is an inclusive and collaborative community and a great place work!
UDayton Global seeks a Career Accelerator Advisor to work directly with students in career preparation and professional development activities. Reporting to the Academic Director with a dotted line to the Director of the Career Accelerator, the Career Accelerator Advisor is responsible for conducting one-on-one career coaching appointments; teaching educational workshops, presentations, and career-related courses; coordinating career outreach programs and events; and working on special projects that address the career development needs of our students.
Successful candidates will be skilled team players who can successfully take ownership and accountability for career coaching, advising, and program development including collaboration with IAP staff and the UDayton Career Center to integrate with existing Academic, Student Support, and Career activities.
Primary duty of the position is to assist students in navigating the career development, planning, and implementation process by leading students through the Undergraduate Career Accelerator program
Design, present, and/or coordinate career-related workshops and classroom presentations with enthusiasm and creativity
Conduct one-on-one progress and coaching sessions
Work to continuously improve the Career Accelerator program experience
Utilize discretion and independent judgment while working with confidential and sensitive student information during the career orientation, program adoption, and career coaching process
Inspire change in students through instruction and guidance on how to reflect on previous experiences, make career-related decisions, and help increase career-related self-efficacy
Liaise with all areas of the DaytonCareer Services to include career development, experiential education, employer relations, and operations, ensuring that existing services are leveraged and integrated
Coordinate with Dayton Career Services to:
Conduct career exploration and experiential education activities such as job shadowing, externships, etc.
Track participation of and contact with students and share relevant data with the Career Services team
Manage Career Accelerator program materials including but not limited to:
Salesforce student profiles
Advising forms and progression trackers
Appointment and workshop attendance
Collaborate with Career Accelerator Director, recommending additional workshops, presentations and tools that might enhance the student experience and learning journey
Connect and maintain open channels of communication with campus leadership teams, key university-partner staff, and Shorelight Education colleagues
Lead information sessions and opt-in processing for the Career Accelerator program
Ensure student preparedness for participation in career planning and major decision making
Other duties as assigned
Master's Degree with educational preparation in education, counseling, human resources, cross-cultural psychology, global studies, or related area
One year of teaching, training, or group facilitation experience
Experience working with international students and ability to exhibit cross-cultural awareness and understanding
Eligibility to work in and travel freely to and from the USA without sponsorship
Technical aptitude and experience with spreadsheets and/or databases
Excellent written communication skills as evidenced by application materials
Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, oral communication, presentation, and negotiation skills
High energy level, confident and optimistic demeanor, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
Organizational and long-range planning skills with the ability to handle numerous details
Excellent time management, project management, prioritization, and organizational skills
Results focus and strong management skills with the flexibility to handle multiple tasks
Ability to publicly representShorelight and partner institutions at events and seminars
Problem solving, decision-making, and creative thinking abilities
Hands-on approach to customer service and business growth
To apply for this position, please visit the Shorelight Careers page to submit an application with a resume and cover letter.