The Career Advisor will accomplish priority career services needs with our unique residential Master of Engineering Management graduate program, while providing supplementary support across the College of Engineering’s growing portfolio of on-campus Professional Master’s Programs. This position will guide Professional Master’s Program students to industry-oriented career success in technical management and technical leadership roles. Core functions will include recurring one-on-one coaching, group workshop development and facilitation, regional and national employer engagement, and targeted data management.
The position is designed for an individual interested in working on campus, mostly in person, with our residential professional master’s students, primarily Engineering Management. Best practices, corporate interaction opportunities, and professional development content will be shared across the College of Engineering’s Professional Master’s Programs to benefit students in industry-focused graduate programs.
Three (3) years of experience in a business discipline, education, training and development, human resources, or career-related services
Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered (for example, an Associate's degree and five (5) years of experience)
Familiarity with current career-related tools (e.g. Big Interview, VMock, etc.) and interest in incorporating new technology into career services resources
Best practices awareness regarding talent acquisition, HR, and/or university relations
Demonstrated skill in establishing effective, positive relationships with a variety of internal (e.g. students, staff) and external stakeholders (e.g. university recruiters)
Interest in, and appreciation for, working with individuals from a range of academic, industrial, cultural, and geographic backgrounds
Commitment to a professional work environment supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion
Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines
Experience with university tools and platforms (e.g. Slate, Banner, etc.)
Ability to represent the University with tact and diplomacy at all levels while handling confidential documents and information with discretion
Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.