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Evening MBA Career & Talent Development Consultant, Texas McCombs

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As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the McCombs School of Business believes that diversity in our faculty, student, and staff populations is integral to our core purpose of educating leaders that create value for society. We welcome applicants from under-represented groups and those who can demonstrate a commitment to inclusion.


For more information about the McCombs School of Business please visit https://www.mccombs.utexas.edu/


Texas McCombs is a top business school at the center of one of the most innovative cities in the U.S. The McCombs community champions hands-on experiences alongside the ground-breaking research and thought-leadership of world-class faculty. The collaborative spirit and enterprising drive of the Longhorn alumni network, one of the largest university networks in the world, is embedded in our culture, making us human-centered and future-focused in all our endeavors. We are shaping those who will shape tomorrow, and solving challenging problems while remaining committed to creating a community that is diverse, supportive, and challenging. What starts here really does change the world.



The McCombs School of Business is seeking a career consultant for our Evening MBA program, which is part of our high-energy, mission-driven working professional career management team. The main focus of this role is to support the Evening MBA student experience through one-on-one coaching, career educational programming, and helping connect students with resources to accelerate their progression


  • Career Coaching: Manage and track career management coaching for 125+ working professional MBA students in the Evening MBA Program, including career exploration, personal brand, resumes, interviewing, networking and offer evaluation/negotiations. Career coaching meetings to be held during the weekdays and evenings before class both in-person and virtually.
  • Career Education: Develop and implement current and new educational programming to train students on career management strategies. Teach and present to small and large groups. Research industry best practices in career management program content and delivery, and integrate learnings into curriculum. Explore and define opportunities to implement innovation in content and delivery.
  • Thought Leadership: Build relationships and stay abreast of trends in key industries/sectors important to Evening MBA students. Nurture alumni engagement to support students. Partner proactively with the program team, employer & corporate ecosystem team and prospective employers to generate interest and awareness of Evening MBA students. Facilitate networking and career development of students in the Austin metro area.  
  • Career Communication: Lead all direct student communication regarding career programming, deadlines and events. Coordinate with the program office, working professional career consultants, and cross-program career employer team regarding activities and events. Leverage communication tools such as email newsletters, social media, Canvas and PeopleGrove as needed.
  • Recruiting Support: Partner proactively with employer teams to generate interest and awareness of students from all MBA programs and to facilitate hiring, networking, and career development of the students, in particular in the Austin metro area.
  • Marketing: Market the program to prospective students in Working Professional MBA Admissions events.
Position: Evening MBA Career & Talent Development Consultant, Texas McCombs
Organization: University of Texas-Austin / McCombs School of Business
Location: Austin,  TX 
United States
Salary: $60,000 + depending on qualifications
Posting Start Date: 12/15/2022
Date Posted: 12/15/2022

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, education, counseling, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of work experience in a career coaching, corporate recruiting, leadership development, succession planning and/or business development.
  • Extensive knowledge of MBA level job search skills and recruiting processes.
  • Demonstrated project management abilities, interpersonal skills, professional demeanor along with excellence in oral and written presentation skills.
  • Ability to facilitate and teach in an experiential learning environment.
  • Comfort with addressing the emotional needs and stresses of highly motivated business professionals in career transition.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Must be able to work some evenings and occasionally travel including overnight travel.
  • Comfort with data analysis and insight development.

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.


Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA degree or other relevant graduate degree or 7+ years of relevant industry or functional experience.
  • Prior MBA recruiting, career services, or admissions experience that includes working with Executive or Working Professional MBA programs.
  • Extensive business experience in fields and industries highly sought after by current MBAs.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective rapport with MBA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and recruiters.
  • Familiarity and experience with distance learning methods and technologies.
  • Experience with Blackboard/Canvas and/or Symplicity/MBA Focus
Status: This listing expires on: 2/13/2023
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University of Texas-Austin / McCombs School of Business

Austin,  TX 78701
United States
Sarita Soldz