Responsible for planning, organizing, and coordinating the career development services of the Mathematics in Finance program; a professional Master's program in quantitative finance based out of New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences.
Create a comprehensive career function that cultivates relationships with employers and provides them with a reliable pipeline for talent.
Develop and deliver a series of targeted training seminars and workshops that prepare students for the financial industry.
Provide concierge advisory services to students to assist them in obtaining internships and full-time employment.
Establish metrics to substantiate the value of each career development activity.
Maintain and further expand the program's industry relationships and network.
Create an environment of openness and inclusivity.
Provide individual coaching services and guidance in developing self-marketing and branding tools such as job search strategies, resume critiques, preparation of cover letters and personal statements, interview skills, networking, portfolio development, and negotiation skills.
Conduct mock interviews by creating specific questions that are relevant to the field of internship or employment students are pursuing, and then provide constructive feedback to students.
Conduct post-work placement interviews with students to discuss experiences and future goals.
Write career and skill development materials, and design interview tools.
Write a variety of documents including, training materials, correspondence and workshop plans.
Plan and coordinate logistics and resources, for career events, information sessions, workshops and speaker presentations.
Track attendance of students using services and compare statistics for an analysis of trends and ROI.
Gather, compile, and analyze information identifying market data, trends, and job opportunities.
Request participation and invite employers to post-employment opportunities within the department.
Act as a liaison between faculty, staff and students to ensure the timely communication of information.
All of the above should have a quantifiable number or measurement.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills and strategy
At least 3 years demonstrated experience in either employer relations or developing relationships with employers to cultivate a talent pipeline
Previous consulting experience.
Possess specific knowledge of the financial industry a plus.
Previous experience working with Academia
Familiar with career development software tools.
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