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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.
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
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.
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.
Develop, promote, and deliver a variety of group activities and programs that meet student job search needs.
Design and conduct workshops and presentations relevant to students’ concentrations
Collaborate with Benet Center team, faculty, and student clubs to provide high quality programming to candidates
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
Help students clarify their career goals using coaching meetings and assessment tools
Develop and critique candidates’ resumes, cover letters, email correspondence and target lists
Teach two-pronged job search strategy (U.S. and home country)
Conduct and critique mock interviews
Identify and disseminate resources and develop career strategies relevant to each candidate
Conduct on-going outreach to students using print, personal and electronic media; track contacts and report activities
Guide students with research of functions, companies, and industries, helping identify where they could work, worldwide
Coach and guide candidates in networking
Identify and disseminate resources and strategies relevant to the candidates’ career interests
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.
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.
MS Career Consultant
University of Rochester Simon Business School Benet Career Management Center
Posting Start Date:
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. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled