Develop and deliver comprehensive co-op and career services for The Roux Institute and for domestic and international graduate students enrolled in graduate and certificate programs. Counsel students on co-op/job acquisition, career exploration and career management to prepare them for co-op/internships, as well as transitions to new professional employment after graduate school. In collaboration with Roux colleagues, facilitate employer outreach and develop relationships with employers to increase employment opportunities for co-op and graduating students. Create and deliver an array of co-curricular services such as seminars, networking events, speaker events, and other programs to meet the needs of students. Monitor industry and workforce trends in order to shape priorities for the development of new programs and services. Maintain knowledge of university and college career resources. Track and maintain student placement data (internship, co-op, and permanent placement).
Master's degree required, 3-5 years of experience in career development or related field. Excellent counseling, teaching, event management skills. Ability to supervise and mentor a graduate level assistant. Experience in delivering programs with technology required.
Individual Client Case Management
Counsel and coach students via individual in person, phone and video appointments regarding career development, career paths, and skill building.
Maintain electronic records of each student's progress in Northeastern database.
Assist students with researching career paths, identifying full time job opportunities and expanding their experience/skills.
Assist students with their job search process (cover letters, networking, resumes, interviewing techniques, and salary negotiation)
Maintain broad current knowledge of career and economic trends and their impact on career paths.
Program Design and Management
Collaborate and build relationships with academic faculty/advisers, and cooperative education coordinators (Roux and Boston campuses and other regional campuses as needed)to design targeted programming .
Assist with the design, implementation, and evaluation of comprehensive, innovative career education programs for students
Collaborate with student services departments and student organizations on joint programming
Increase visibility and attendance for programs through promotion and outreach. This includes communicating with students via email, student portals, cooperative education coordinators, academic faculty and student services departments and marketing/communications
Track, maintain, and produce reports on student placement data (internship, co-op, and permanent placement).
In collaboration with Roux team, help to steward and deepen relationships with employers to increase employment opportunities.
Play a key role in organization of career fairs, employer info sessions and on-campus or video interviews through which students can engage directly with employers.
Coordinate programming initiatives for students that facilitate meaningful exchanges with employers and that result in increased career awareness, networking and job opportunities.
Participate in employer events and site visits. Help to recruit employers to participate in activities on campus with students
Research employment trends, the development of best hiring practices, and contribute to a strategy for encouraging employers to hire Northeastern students
The Roux Institute is designed as an engine of innovation, talent, and economic growth in Portland, the state of Maine, and the region. Partnership is what sets our education and research model apart. With leading companies at the table from day one, we are creating an agile workforce prepared to thrive in a competitive landscape powered by artificial intelligence and data science as a force for good, and an environment for innovation in engineering and other high-growth sectors.
The Roux Institute is strongly committed to fostering excellence through diversity and recognizes the strength that diversity in all its forms brings to the research endeavor. We invite applications from all qualified candidates and enthusiastically welcome applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.