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MS Career Consultant

U.S. News & World Report ranked the Simon Business School as the #1 Most Diverse MBA Program in 2020.  The Simon Business school not only boasts a diverse student profile but also fosters diversity of thought throughout our wide breadth of curricular and co-curricular activities in order to help develop our students into global business leaders. 
Our Benet Career Management Center currently has an opening for an MS Career Consultant.  We invite you to consider joining our high performing team in Rochester, NY.

General Purpose:
To function as a Career Consultant for the Simon School’s Career Management Center for the Master’s Programs. The Career Consultant for MS candidates will be one of several job search coaches and trainers for MS students enrolled in any of the school’s one-year Specialized Masters Programs.  Special focus in this role will be on students enrolled in the MS in Accounting & Marketing Analytics. The role involves career coaching, career programming, tracking student progress, and assisting with business development on behalf of MS candidates.
Supervisor: Julie Bazan, Executive Director, Benet Career Management Center
Specific Responsibilities:
With considerable latitude to exercise independent judgment and decision making:
  • 55% - Coach MS candidates individually or in groups on job search skills
    • Part of team that develops and offers career development programming on a 12-month annual cycle.
      1. Plan, organize and execute career-related events as needed, on or off campus as required, toward providing maximum student preparedness and participation to improve employment outcomes results.
      2. Develop, promote, and deliver a variety of group activities and programs that meet student job search needs.
      3. Design and conduct workshops and presentations relevant to students’ concentrations
      4. Collaborate with Benet Center team, faculty, and student clubs to provide high quality programming to candidates
      5. Engage in on-going assessment of programs to continuously improve and personalize Benet Center programs for the MS candidates
    • Meet with prospective students, virtually and in person.
    • Onboard incoming students.
    • With team and Student Benet Career Peers -- Provide on-going career consulting to assist students with their career development/job search process
      1. Help students clarify their career goals using coaching meetings and assessment tools
      2. Develop and critique candidates’ resumes, cover letters, email correspondence and target lists
      3. Teach two-pronged job search strategy (U.S. and home country)
      4. Conduct and critique mock interviews
      5. Identify and disseminate resources and develop career strategies relevant to each candidate
      6. Conduct on-going outreach to students using print, personal and electronic media; track contacts and report activities
      7. Guide students with research of functions, companies, and industries, helping identify where they could work, worldwide
      8. Coach and guide candidates in networking
      9. Identify and disseminate resources and strategies relevant to the candidates’ career interests
      10. Consult and coach candidates on job or internship offers
  • 20% - Track employment outcomes
    • Track assigned student progress throughout job search and keep detailed spreadsheet and advising and referral notes in SimonWorks and OneNote.
    • Conduct outreach to students’ post-graduation to follow up on career progress and present opportunities as identified.
      1. Using personal outreach and social media in the U.S., China and other locations globally.
    • Provide relevant documentation by individual to satisfy employment reporting requirements according to MBA CSEA standards for reporting Specialty Master’s employment outcomes.
  • 20% - Business development
    • Work independently and with Corporate Development team on bringing companies that hire MS students to campus, and facilitating alumni virtual networking, presentations or interviewing.
    • Accountable for reaching out to a set # of corporate contacts each week to build network and advance student progress.
  • 5% - Other duties as assigned, including:
    • Assist with online and print promotional activities for Benet Career Management Center.
    • Serve as liaison to Admissions and OSE for Benet Center for MS candidate selection
    • Staff meetings and projects as assigned.
Position: MS Career Consultant
Organization: University of Rochester Simon Business School Benet Career Management Center
Location: Rochester,  NY 
United States
Salary: competitive
Posting Start Date: 7/19/2021
Date Posted: 7/19/2021
Requirements Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree required; Masters or MBA preferred
  • Three or more years’ relevant work experience in accounting, marketing analytics, student advising, career services, recruiting, staffing or other similar area required
  • Proven ability to develop, deliver, and assess career-relevant workshops, presentations, and special events/programs
  • Demonstrated organizational, communication, interpersonal, presentation, customer service, and technology skills to effectively manage the numbers and diverse backgrounds of the candidates
  • Team building, people skills, judgment and discretion are important
  • Analytical skills and technology experience to assist in analyzing MS data and reports and research employment/employer materials, websites, job databases, and print media
  • Experience coaching job candidates and providing educational/training programs, preferably within a higher education context
  • Commitment to helping to develop others and their careers
  • Intermediate Excel or higher
  • Ability to read, write and speak Mandarin a plus, as is experience living or working in Asia
  • Must be able to travel within the U.S. and internationally
How To Apply
All applicants must apply online.
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Status: This listing expires on: 9/17/2021
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University of Rochester Simon Business School Benet Career Management Center

Rochester,  NY 14627
United States
LaTanya Johns