Who We Are We, the Division of Student Affairs, are a student-focused organization that aims to empower student success and support personal development. We act daily to create, enhance, and sustain a culture of respect and inclusion in the workplace, focusing on equity and justice in its many forms, including racial, social, and environmental justice. We intentionally and relentlessly pursue excellence through introspection, vulnerability, empathy, compassion, learning, and courage. We value our internal and external partnerships as vital drivers of the ambitious goals we pursue. We celebrate and take pride in the following:
Named one of the "Most Promising Places to Work in Student Affairs" by Diverse Magazine.
Serving a highly diverse student body ( click here for more information).
Leading the way as the #1 ranked institution in the AAU and #3 of all colleges and universities nationally in fostering our students' social mobility.
Awarded multiple distinctions including philanthropic awards and research grants in experiential learning and career development, voter engagement, student engagement, health and wellness practices, and quality of residential life.
Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Two (2) years of full-time work experience (part-time student experience may be prorated to meet the full-time experience requirement).
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Experience within college career services, academic advising, student affairs, recruitment or related field. Experience providing career or academic coaching experience with a diverse college population. Experience with the design and delivery of F2F and virtual presentations and programs. Experience advising, coaching, training and/or supervising college students. Experience using back-end databases such as corporate applicant tracking systems, advising, or career services databases. Must have, keep and maintain th e appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes").
Brief Description of Duties: The Career Coach brings high energy and enthusiasm for working with diverse undergraduate and graduate students. Strong candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, work independently and in teams, and possess a learning orientation and student-centered philosophy.
Career Coaching: Coach and prep students and alumni individually and in groups via F2F and virtual, on job/internship search strategies, helping students to clarify career interests, compose strong personal branding and applications, and present professionally. Guide students on the use of Handshake and other career tools; conduct mock interviews and critique application materials.
Programming/Event Management: Design and implement F2F and virtual programs to prepare students for the workforce. Provide logistical support for employer-student events (i.e. career fairs, networking meet-ups). Use a variety of technologies to support these activities. Staff events that occur in the evenings and on weekends.
Outreach and Campus Liaison Work: Serve as liaison to select academic departments, faculty, and staff, as well as career-focused student organizations .
Information Management & Teamwork: Uses sophisticated career center management software and other survey tools to collect data and track placements. Review, approve, and promote opportunities posted in our recruitment system, Handshake.
Other duties or projects as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time appointment. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such may be required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are canceled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Evening and weekend work will be required at times.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
In accordance with the New York State Department of Health (DOH) regulation that all hospitals and nursing homes "continuously require all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19," Candidates who are not already vaccinated must obtain the first dose of the vaccine within three (3) calendar days of acceptance of conditional job offer and must obtain any subsequent doses in accordance with the vaccine protocol. Candidates who are partially vaccinated, but not yet fully vaccinated, must complete their vaccination series within three (3) calendar days of job offer or in accordance with vaccine manufacture protocol, whichever comes later. The regulation also includes those who may be affiliated with or interact with employees of a hospital or nursing home. The regulation allows for limited exemptions with reasonable accommodations, consistent with applicable law.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
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Job Number: 2201641
Official Job Title: Career Planning and Development Associate
Job Field: Administrative & Professional (non-Clinical)
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.