Department: Kellogg Career Management Ctr Salary/Grade: EXS/9
Manages and implements an integrated program of services, resources and staff designed to empower students in making decisions associated with their career goals and objectives. Leads the creation and implementation of state-of-the-art, cutting edge programs designed to encourage students to proactively manage their career experiences. Ensures compliance with all associated policies, rules and regulations.
Advising and counseling focuses on self-assessment, research, job and internship search strategies, reflection, and strategic decision making.
The Associate Director of Career Management will be responsible for career advising of full-time MBA students. Included will be support for students with self-assessment, career search and job offer decision making. This position will be responsible for maintaining knowledge base of industries hiring MBAs and companies that recruit at the Kellogg School of Management. The Associate Director must also teach workshops designed to enhance students' professional development.
The Associate Director of Career Management will report to the Director Career Advising & Education.
Supervises programs and services that provide personalized, coaching and advising that focuses on self-assessment, research, job and internship search strategies, reflection, and strategic decision making.
Maintains knowledge of job market trends and hiring practices in a range of fields.
Utilizes data to inform program development and allocate resources for students
Advise student professional organizations
Partners with internal/external departments, faculty, alumni and employers to identify career pathways and create an outreach plan to engage organizations that will result in opportunities spanning a broad range of industries and geographies.
Develops & executes strategies to involve internal/external constituents and cultivate alumni relationships.
Advise student professional organizations
Manage and evaluate assigned student facing projects.
Create, deliver and evaluate workshops
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 5 years' career counseling/advising in higher education or 5 years' of industry experience; or other relevant experience required; OR
Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's or JD or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 4 years' career counseling/advising in higher education or 4 years' of industry experience; or other relevant experience required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Previous experience serving as a career coach to/working in career services and/or recruiting with professional graduate students, alumni, and/or working professionals.
Excellent communication skills, strong organization skills and a high degree of creativity and initiative are essential.
Self-starter, able to work in a professional manner both independently and with others.
Self-confidence and the ability to take ideas and translate them into actionable plans.
Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations.
Ability to adapt and change with organizational needs.
Ability to be flexible and function effectively in team settings as a leader and contributor.
Ability to work with students, employers, and alumni.
Ability to work in a complex collaborative environment.
Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master’s degree in business administration, human resources, higher education, and/or related field.
Minimum of seven (7) years of experience working in career services, recruiting, and/or a related field.
Demonstrated experience focusing on student learning and outcomes assessment
Experience in consumer products, retail, healthcare, marketing or strategy is highly desirable
Understanding of the MBA landscape
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
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