The Office of Professional and Career Development (OPCD) in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University is seeking an Assistant Director of Career Coaching. This position oversees all career coaching activities and provides guidance to the mentorship programs. We do things a bit differently at the OPCD. Not only are we committed coaches and counselors performing the expected career services activities, but we also design, execute, and teach three of the four credit-bearing, degree-required professional development courses in the Harbert College of Business.
If you love teaching and coaching and have superb leadership, management, and strategic skills, we invite you to apply.
Essential Functions The major responsibilities of this position are:
Provides individual and group career coaching/career development opportunities for students and/or alumni to assist in making career decisions, career artifacts, career readiness, and job/internship plans and searches to ensure successful employer engagement
Collaborates with the director on vision and execution of all career coaching, related student-focused activities, teaching assignments, training, and assessment
Collaborates with the director on the vision and design of a career coaching program and leads the execution and delivery
Supervises mentorship programs, career coaching staff support, and promotes the programs to students, alumni, and College partners
Participates in the assessment and strategic planning with an emphasis on student learning outcomes and supporting the mission of the College and the university. Develops surveys and other data collection tools in support of this activity
Instructs or assists in teaching professional development courses offered by the department
May manage hiring, training, and coordination of duties of all coaching and ancillary staff involved in providing career coaching services (e.g., career exploration, career management education, career management preparation, job/internship search, ) to students and alumni, including scheduling walk-in hours and student populations assignments. Provides leadership in setting and enforcing coaching policies and standards. Contributes to annual performance reviews and employee management responsibilities. Collaborates with the team on program development and execution.
Minimum Education and Experience
Education Level: Master's degree from an accredited institution
Field of Study: Business, Higher Ed, Adult Ed, Counseling, or another relevant degree.
Area of Experience: A minimum of three years' experience in career services or career counseling in a university or college setting. Must have at least 1 year mentoring, leading, or supervising employees. Background in business with corporate experience is a plus.
Internal Number: 19812
About Auburn University, Harbert College of Business, Office of Professional and Career Development
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