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Assistant Director, Career Management (FT MBA)
Career Management and Employer Engagement at the W. P. Carey School of Business is seeking an Assistant Director of Career Management who shares our passion for empowering students to identify, pursue and achieve their professional goals.
Part of an energetic and collaborative team that works with our entire MBA student portfolio, this position will work with other committed individuals to interview candidates for admission into our programs, coach at an individual level, and build a fulsome program, including: group sessions, workshops, vendors, presentations (in-person and on-demand), and class design and delivery. Your role will be to map a career journey during the students’ time in the program that directly helps them succeed in the demanding employment marketplace. This position will be supporting the career coaching activities for our students and working directly with our Employer Engagement team. Our programs are highly ranked and this work directly contributes to the reputation of W. P. Carey.
Days and Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Some evenings and weekends will be required. While based on the Tempe campus, individual must be willing and able to travel to multiple campus locations in the Phoenix metropolitan area.
This role is currently working remotely due to the global pandemic. Report to campus dates will be provided in the future. Application Deadline: March 2, 2021
The assistant director will teach career courses, serve as an advisor to student clubs, manage employment data collection, and develop workshop and course curriculum. Additional responsibilities include: assessing trends in the employment market; performing research and interpreting career and employment data and job search information databases; developing curriculum and content; representing the department on committees and strategic projects.
(40%) Provides individual, drop-in, and group career coaching services to students in the FTMBA Supply Chain portfolio, with additional concentrations potentially assigned. Coordinates service delivery, including in-person and virtual, plus event management to students, alumni, faculty, staff and employers in using career development services and events. Works on multiple, concurrent projects under tight deadlines.
(30%) Teaches career development courses, including teaching, grading, correspondence with students and preparation of content; also includes workshops and employer panels and necessary preparation. Serve as a subject matter expert for the FTMBA Supply Chain portfolio and additional concentrations within portfolio, including knowledge of career trends, career paths, best practices, market shifts and skill requirements for all relevant roles within the industry.
(15%) Provides outreach and market engagement, including employment reporting outreach, creating and sending editorial content, company prep sessions, market feedback mechanisms, and attending company events. Enhancing professional practice and portfolio subject-matter expertise with employer meetings and research to understand market needs and our performance within it.
(15%) Participates in special projects, college collaboration and administration; may include special interest groups such as FTMBA Admissions interviews, supervising GAs, Orientations, cross-unit team meetings, Recruitment & Admissions events, and assigned committees.
Assistant Director, Career Management (FT MBA)
W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University
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Master's degree in a related field AND three years in a related area; OR, Bachelor's degree in a related field AND five years’ experience in a related area; OR, Nine years of progressively responsible experience in a related area; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved Desired Qualifications
Evidence of a Master's degree in (business/counseling/human resources/communications) or related field
Experience in higher education or knowledge in relevant MBA career fields
Relevant experience in career services, employer relations, human resources or similar experience in a University Relations/Recruiting capacity outside of higher education or an equivalent combination of education/experience
Experience in career development and/or human resources recruiting functions
Experience in career consulting to individuals
Ability to analyze complex situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action
Experience with program management/design and development in fast-paced environments
Experience in building interpersonal business relationships within and across organization lines
Experience and confidence delivering presentations
Strong technical ability with Handshake, GradLeaders (or comparable systems), and familiarity with Zoom, Canvas, Interview Stream, etc.
Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively as part of a team
Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication skills, including influence and persuasion
Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, data query, PowerPoint)