About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locationsin Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahantare nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs in a variety of on-campus and online formatslead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity: Develop and deliver comprehensive career services for Khoury College of Computer Sciences domestic and international graduate students pursuing a Masters in Computer Science or Masters in Data Science. Counsel students on job/internship acquisition, career exploration and career management to prepare them for co-op/internship, as well as on the transition to professional employment after graduate school. In collaboration with business development colleagues, facilitate employer outreach and develop relationships with employers to increase employment opportunities for graduating students. Create and deliver an array of co-curricular services such as seminars, networking events, speaker events, and other programs to meet 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).
Responsibilities: Collaborate and build partnerships with academic faculty/advisers, and cooperative education coordinators (California campuses and other regional campuses) to design targeted programming.
Design, implement, and evaluate comprehensive, innovative career education programs for students
Assess programs for learning outcomes and relevance
Collaborate with student services departments and student organizations on joint programming.
Increase visibility and attendance for programs through promotion and public relations campaigns. This includes communicating with students via email, student portal, cooperative education coordinators, academic faculty and student services departments.
Track, maintain, and produce reports on student placement data (internship, co-op, and permanent placement).
In collaboration with business development, help to steward and deepen relationships with employers to increase employment opportunities.
Play 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
Counsel and coach students via individual in person, phone and video appointments regarding career development, career paths, and skill building.
Maintain electronic records of 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.
Qualifications: Master's degree required, 5-7 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. Frequent travel between San Francisco and San Jose campuses required.
Salary Grade: 12
Additional Information: 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.