Indiana University Walter Center for Career Achievement
Location: Bloomington, Indiana
Type: Full Time
3 openings available.
Internal Number: 305389
The Career Coach serves as an integral member of the College of Arts and Sciences newly formed Academic Engagement and Student Experience Team, which brings together key student serving functions including academic advising, career services, international programs and recruiting.
Provides expert, industry-specific, career advising to College of Arts + Science students, in both one-on-one and group-based settings, on a diverse array of topics including life design, career exploration, job and internship search strategies, and writing professional correspondence (resume, cover letter, personal statement, professional portfolio, etc.).
Facilitates multiple career-related events, workshops and classroom presentations each semester on topics relating to job and internship search strategies and the career development process.
Instructs multiple sections of credit-bearing career courses on topics that range from basic career development and life design to industry-focused job and internship search strategies and internship-for-credit.
Assists with professional and career development of students and alumni through career assessments, exploration, decision-making, goal setting, and planning. Focuses efforts on resume building, interview skill development, mock interview, and job search preparation and navigation; graduate school application and interview preparation through counseling appointments and consultations.
Develops and delivers workshops on career development which include networking strategies, interviewing, resume and cover letter writing skills, portfolio development, and using the internet for career search.
Supports faculty and students with career exploration, internships, job shadow experiences, presentations, and facilitation of resources available for career development.
Serves on various community and institutional committees to build partnerships across the university and among comparable universities to build knowledge base.
Assists in the process of collecting and tracking data for office assessment purposes. Utilizes data to assist in the creation of office objectives and goals to meet the needs of the student population.
Works through issues with a variety of stakeholders: students, employers, alumni, and faculty. Identifies and capitalizes on connections between groups of stakeholders and leverage those connections in unique ways through events and interactions.
May provide guidance and delegate administrative tasks to other career services staff.
May make process recommendations for improved operational efficiency.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field
Master's degree in related field
2 years in career consulting or related field
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Program development skills
Understands of college student success
Knowledge of career development services in higher education
Ability to interpret career assessments
Broad understanding of the value of a liberal arts education
Interest in working in a highly-collaborative team environment
Commitment to facilitating world-class undergraduate student learning and career development