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Assistant Director, Career Coaching & Education
The Highlights:

The Assistant Director of Career Coaching & Education serves as a coach, practitioner, and educator for Kellstadt Graduate School of Business (KGSB) students and alumni. Reporting to the Associate Director of Career Coaching & Education within the Kellstadt Career Management Center (CMC), they play an integral role in supporting the overall career management process for our graduate students and alumni through 1:1 and small group coaching, career programming, and career curriculum.

What You'll Do:

  • Deliver best-in-class career coaching in both 1:1 and group settings to both domestic and international students and alumni; serve as a resource to students in all matters related to their career management and professional development; assist with the collection and submission of student employment data. 
  • Design and/or facilitate career management related programs, events, workshops, and course presentations/content; create and curate career content for online/social use; leverage a variety of platforms, tools, and modalities in the creation of content to provide a high-touch accessible experience for our students. 
  • Serve as a liaison between the CMC and one or more Kellstadt/Driehaus student organizations, acting as a support and consultant to their career-related programming; serve as a liaison to one or more campus partners (i.e. International Student & Scholar Services) as appropriate 
  • Analyze markets and trends as they relate to graduate business students’ career paths and job search tactics; collaborate with the Employer Relations & Recruiting Team to share student feedback, recruiting strategies, and hiring needs with employer and alumni partners. 
  • Supervise one of more Graduate Assistants.

For full consideration, please include a resume and cover letter in your application and apply via our website.



Position: Assistant Director, Career Coaching & Education
Organization: DePaul University, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business
Location: Chicago,  IL 
United States
Salary: Competitive
Posting Start Date: 3/7/2024
Date Posted: 3/7/2024

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred from accredited college or university
  • Minimum two years of experience in career services, higher education, industry, recruiting, HR, or related field with direct experience coaching students/clients on their career management process.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects, programs, processes, and/or events.
  • Demonstrated ability to present and facilitate workshops in both small and large group settings across multiple modalities.
  • Experience working with graduate business students at the MBA or MS level and/or strong business/industry acumen.
  • Talent Development and/or Coaching
  • Training & Development
  • Instructional Design
  • Deep commitment to customer service and the user experience
  • Effective planning, project management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, work/interact with a variety of internal and external constituents.
  • Able to stand for extended periods of time and move boxes up to 25 pounds.
  • This position is currently expected to work a hybrid schedule. Occasional evening and/or weekend work required. Rare travel required.


  • Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
  • Top choice medical, dental, and vision benefits.
  • Retirement plan matching contribution of 10%.
  • Tuition waivers for employees and dependents.
  • Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
  • Full-Time Benefits

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported.

Required Background Check:

Employment at DePaul University is contingent on passing a background check. Only final candidates who are extended an offer of employment will undergo a background check.

Mandated Reporting of Child Abuse & Neglect:

Upon accepting an offer of employment with the university, you will also be required to sign an Acknowledgement of Mandated Reporter Status at the time of hire. A mandated reporter is required to make a report to the Illinois DCFS Hotline whenever there is reasonable cause to believe that a child known to them in their professional or official capacity may be abused or neglected. For more information, please visit the following pages:

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS)  
Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act  

DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.

Status: This listing expires on: 5/6/2024
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Organization Information
DePaul University, Kellstadt Graduate School of Business

Chicago,  IL 60604
United States
Annie Lux