Essential Functions: � Communicate effectively and accurately the academic expectations and career opportunities and internships available to business students in various majors and concentration in the Mike Ilitch School of Business� Maintain continuous advising relationships with students and alumni� Engage students in broad discussion from initial college preparedness through career planning� Monitor and communicate using university systems, social media, small group, and face-to-face sessions, as appropriate� Coordinate placement efforts within the Mike Ilitch School of Business� Work with supervisors, staff, and faculty� Demonstrate ability to act as liaison with other units, participate in meetings and work as a member of a team� Within the Mike Ilitch School of Business advise undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumni on academic requirements for differing career opportunities� Provide guidance and assistance in clarifying academic and career goals through individual advising appointments� Help students/alumni develop and refine skills such as resume writing, interviewing, and job search skills� Conduct information sessions and workshops and provide advising on main campus and at extension centers� Coordinate special programs and events
Qualifications: � Master's degree required; preferably in Business Administration, will also consider higher education administration, student development/affairs, counseling guidance, or closely related field� Ability to establish genuine relationship with individuals, be helpful by providing exceptional service, influence and sustain positive relationships� Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with exceptional public speaking skills. Ability to transfer knowledge to a diverse and multicultural audiences� An awareness of multicultural issues and broad knowledge of diversity dimensions. The ability to serve and engage others in a multicultural environment� Understanding of higher education policy and practices, along with a commitment to continuous learning and improvement� Ability to engage and work with others to achieve the best possible outcome for the students and the community� Ability to plan and execute to achieve goals, setting realistic timelines� Ability to use a computer including Microsoft Office and WSU systems, especially those related to student advising and career planning and placement
Internal Number: 76_209017
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.