The Program Director for Alumni Coaching and Career Collaborations coaches students and alumni (prioritizing graduates from five years out or less) in a variety of career exploration and professional advancement topics. Creates programs and utilizes technology platforms to encourage volunteerism, mentoring, and advocacy initiatives among alumni and family members. Collaborates with campus partners to support activities that encourage meaningful student and alumni connections. This position reports to the Associate Director of the Career Center. This is a full-time year-round fully benefit eligible position.
The mission of the Carleton Career Center is to empower students and recent graduates to integrate and apply their liberal arts education toward succeeding in their career paths and living a meaningful life after Carleton. Through a variety of programs, resources, and tools, the Career Center assists students with ongoing self-assessment and skill and knowledge building, and provides experiential opportunities and access to employers and graduate programs. We engage the Carleton community and facilitate career-related connections and learning opportunities among our partners -- students, alumni, parents, faculty, employers, and friends – to position students for success.
Carleton College is an AA/EEO employer. We are committed to developing our staff to better reflect the diversity of our student body and American society. Members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
What Carleton College has for you: We offer a generous benefits package, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with a 10% employer contribution with immediate vesting, a Health Savings Account with college contribution, college tuition assistance for employees’ children, paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, as well as access to many other campus amenities.
The successful candidate must possess a Master’s degree in a relevant field (including student affairs, higher education, or a related discipline), a minimum five years of experience in higher education. At least three years of related experience in career development, alumni relations, and/or family relations in a liberal arts setting is preferred.
Carleton is a private liberal arts residential campus with nearly 2000 students. Carleton is located in Northfield, Minnesota, approximately 40 miles south of the Twin Cities. Northfield is a short commute from the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. A place with small town charm and big city opportunity.
Carleton is a private liberal arts predominantly residential campus with nearly 2000 students and 800 faculty & staff. Founded in 1866, Carleton College is an independent and highly selective liberal arts college with a diverse and exceptionally able student body, a talented faculty whose first priority is teaching, and a continued commitment to the liberal arts. A four-year college, Carleton offers the Bachelor of Arts degree. Its students can choose from 37 majors and 15 concentrations in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences.
Carleton College occupies more than 1,000 scenic acres of campus, arboretum, over 100 campus buildings, and athletic fields. Located in Northfield, Minnesota, 40 miles south of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Carleton offers access to the cultural advantages of a major metropolitan area.