Department: Kellogg Career Management Ctr Salary/Grade: NEX/13
This position advises and counsels students empowering them to make decisions associated with their career goals and objectives. This role assesses individual situations and circumstances and creates, implements and monitors recommendations that meet student needs. Ensures compliance with all associated policies, rules and regulations.
The Evening-Weekend Career Advisor is a part-time Fellowship role which will be responsible for career advising of Evening and Weekend MBA students. Included will be support for students with the discovery process, self-assessment, career alignment and job search/ 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 Career Advisor must also conduct workshops designed to enhance students’ professional development. The role will conclude at the end of December 2020.
Provides student centered, personalized counseling and advising that focuses on a student's career development or professional success and in compliance with all associated policies, rules and regulations.
Partners internally with faculty to provide information regarding interfacing academic and career resources and services.
Communicates with students' employers needs and processes
Participates in trade associations and professional organizations.
Works collaboratively with peers and others across multiple lines of business.
Researches economic conditions in regard to the job market, employment trends, and career opportunities.
Stays current on industry trends.
Incorporates social media and networking into program aspects as appropriate.
Reviews market trends and best practices to recommend future plans to increase program resources, services, value, and participation.
Creates, delivers, and evaluates career-related content via multiple platforms and workshops.
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 1 year career counseling/advising in higher education or 1 year 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.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Excellent interpersonal, communication (written and oral), presentation, analytical, organizational and project management skills.
Ability to foster positive relations with multiple, diverse constituencies to influence and shape change.
Knowledge of MBA career fields, job functions, and industries.
Proven self-starter with team orientation.
Ability to adapt and change with organizational needs.
Familiarity with social media platforms.
Ability to quickly learn new technology platforms.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
10-15 years of business experience.
Experience working with MBA students and alumni.
Experience in career development or corporate recruiting; coaching-training experience.
Experience leading cross-functional teams.
Master’s degree, and/ or Coaching Certificate, MBA, Higher Education, HR or other relevant degree.
Demonstrated experience focusing on student learning and outcomes assessment.
Experience in client-facing roles.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 35873
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.