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Career Coach Sr.
The Senior Career Coach role at Thunderbird School of Global Management provides career advisement and professional counseling to domestic and international graduate students and alumni through all steps of the career development process; administer and interpret career interest and personality assessments, teach internship/job research, guide career decision-making, and coach on job search preparation and strategy. Design, prepare, and deliver presentations on career development and job search topics. Develop and maintain relationships with campus partners and coordinate special projects as assigned. Reports to Director, Career Management Center, Student Success.

ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market. Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required.

Essential Duties

  • Advises students and alumni regarding their interests, values, skills and qualifications related to career decision-making, industry research, preparing, and conducting an effective job search.
  • Administers and interprets career assessment instruments such as TTI and CareerLeader.
  • Designs curriculum and delivers career-related and job search presentations, workshops, and webinars to Thunderbird students and alumni community.
  • Manages online career preparation course.
  • Advises students on writing resumes/cover letters, networking and interview techniques.
  • Critiques resumes in classroom settings, at career events and one-to-one advising sessions.
  • Recommends, organizes, develops and maintains state of the art career resource materials in both printed and online forms for students and alumni.
  • Serves as a liaison with faculty, staff and administrators seeking career information.
  • Assists with Career Services special events such as employer recruiting events, national career fairs, round tables, workshops etc.
  • Develops, plans and presents various special projects; may collaborate with outside departments on special needs.
  • Stays current with new online career websites, programs and resources (Handshake, 12Twenty, Beyond B School, The Big Interview…etc).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Position: Career Coach Sr.
Organization: Thunderbird School of Global Management
Location: Phoenix,  AZ 
United States
Posting Start Date: 3/14/2024
Date Posted: 3/13/2024

Minimum Qualifications


Master's degree in a related field AND three years of experience 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

  • Demonstrated knowledge of career development, career counseling, job search strategies, job market trends, employer relations, contemporary recruitment methodologies, and global trends in career services
  • Experience with administration and interpretation of career assessment and inventories.
  • Experience in resume writing and interviewing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of global and/or 4th industrial workforce trends.
  • Experience in relationship building skills; especially cross-functionally and cross-culturally.
  • Experience working with international and domestic audiences.
  • Evidence of being multi-lingual preferred.
  • Experience in being a self-starter who thrives in fast-paced, entrepreneurial, data-driven, innovative, startup environment.
  • Experience in working with culturally diverse populations 
  • Experience in public speaking/facilitating large groups.
  • Evidence of effective communication skills.
  • Experience in preparing and delivering presentations on career-related and job search topics using electronic resources such as Zoom or Microsoft Teams.
  • Experience in Word, Excel, Power Point, Google Drive, Dropbox, Outlook, WhatsApp…etc.
Status: This listing expires on: 5/12/2024
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Organization Information
Thunderbird School of Global Management
401 N 1st Street
Suite 209
Phoenix,  AZ 85004
United States
Angelique Smith