Develops original content for career-related publications and assists with the writing and editing of Career Advancement communications, including donor proposals, memos, agendas, newsletters, web content, presentations, and general email outreach.
Leads annual career fair planning and execution and is responsible for creating a positive, impactful experience for employers and students.
Provides support for Career Advancement signature and industry-specific events.
Builds a strong foundation of employer partners in geographic priority regions and a cohort-based internship program experience for students.
Provides best-in-class customer service to employer partners and helps them execute recruiting strategies and impactful information sessions and career programming.
Contributes to strategies and tracking of student data, quantifying student engagement, and reporting on student outcomes.
Enters employer engagement and student information in systems, performs regular data audits and analysis, builds data dashboards for special cohorts, and maintains data integrity.
Performs job board reviews and approvals of employers and job postings; completes prompt employer follow-up.
Supports program budget tracking and auditing.
Serves as a central point of contact for employer inquiries, liaises with portfolio managers to share information on new employer registration and student opportunities.
Completes regular website audits to ensure information is accurate and up to date; contributes to communication materials content and supports social media platforms as needed.
Advises assigned cohort of students to support their career exploration and placement.
Reviews student resumes and cover letters and coordinates interview-related programming in both individual and group settings.
Conducts mock interviews, reviews resumes and cover letters, and coordinates other interview related programming in both individual and group settings.
Provides guidance and training to student career counselor interns.
Performs other related tasks as needed.
Minimum of one year of professional experience.
Client-facing experience a plus. Expertise in project management, customer relations, program administration, etc.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Learn new software and computer systems, including Salesforce.
Background utilizing Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and other digital platform for meetings and events.
Exemplary organization skills and attention to detail.
Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated initiative, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, with flexibility and adaptability.
Demonstrated success in maintaining collaborative relationships with stakeholders.
High degree of professionalism when interacting with internal and external constituents. Â
Deep commitment to customer service, ability to prioritize and balance different work streams, meet deadlines, and work successfully and successfully in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
Communicate to large groups as well as one-on-one with students, senior management, faculty, donors, and alumni.
Develop creative solutions and maintain and outcomes-driven and action-oriented attitude.
Successfully navigate within varying degrees of ambiguity in a fast-paced environment.
Strong project management skills with ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Problem solving and reasoning, critical thinking and decision-making skills.
Handle sensitive matters with tact and discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Work evening hours and weekends on an occasional basis.
Willing and able to travel as needed.
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