Department: College of Education & Human Sciences-0910
Description of Work:
The Career Coach will serve undergraduate students in the College of Education and Human Sciences to increase their understanding of and preparation for quality post-graduation opportunities. Primarily, the Career Coach will facilitate students' self-exploration of interests, abilities and values as well as their understanding of career options related to their academic programs.
Additionally, the Career Coach will emphasize the importance of experiential learning opportunities that will contribute to students' readiness to successfully pursue those career options.
Collaboration with advisors and faculty across the College as well as with UNL Career Services will help inform and guide this work.
Through direct interaction with with students in 1-1 advising sessions, classroom and student organization presentations the Career Coach will help students develop the ability to articulate their skills and qualifications in their resumes, cover letters and interviews as well as through networking activities. The Career Coach will also build and maintain relationships with employers and alumni.
The College of Education and Human Sciences respects people, ideas, voices, and perspectives. Diversity strengthens our ability to problem solve and build more equitable and inclusive solutions for complex challenges.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus two (2) years of experience in a university or education setting. May consider Master's degree in lieu of the two (2) years of experience. Must have strong oral and written communications skills. Must demonstrate experience working with student populations. Must demonstrate competency with common office software programs and ability to use a variety of technology platforms.
Master's degree preferred. 1:1 student interactions with career or academic advising helpful. Ability to develop and deliver programs and presentations preferred. Experience with providing academic and/or social support for first generation, low-income and/or minority college students helpful.
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.