Career Advisor (part-time), Undergraduate Center for Career Development

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Babson Park, MA

Babson College

<p class="p1"><strong>We&rsquo;re all different.&nbsp;We&rsquo;re all Babson.</strong></p> <p class="p1"><strong>Babson College is where talented people from diverse backgrounds can&nbsp;be themselves, learn from each other and inspire each other.</strong></p> <p class="p1">We are bold, driven&nbsp;and entrepreneurial.&nbsp;We embrace a way of thinking that is deliberately different. We&rsquo;re&nbsp;never afraid to challenge convention.&nbsp;We turn ideas into action. &nbsp;Above all, we&rsquo;re&nbsp;in this together.&nbsp;Diverse backgrounds, different voices, fresh perspectives,&nbsp;One Babson.&nbsp;<strong>We are #BabsonBold</strong>&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1">Babson College is a world-class business school, empowering entrepreneurial leaders to create great economic and social value. It&rsquo;s a rewarding workplace &ndash; an exciting launch pad for anyone to make a real impact in higher education. We provide everything you need to achieve your goals, including learning and development opportunities, outstanding benefits, rich rewards, wellness programs, and a genuine dedication to creating a diverse, multicultural and inclusive community.</p>

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Part time

Overview: The Career Advisor, Undergraduate Center for Career Development serves as a career advisor and educator and collaborates with the Center&rsquo;s functional teams to deliver high quality programs and services to the undergraduate population at Babson College. Specifically responsible for collaborating on career development strategies and interventions; hosting student appointments both scheduled and drop-in; developing and delivering career education workshops; and supporting recruitment events and initiatives. This is a temporary and part-time (20 hours/week) position.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Collaborate with the CCD team to execute and advance the vision, mission, and goals of the Center.</li> <li>Counsel students throughout the full career development life cycle which may include career exploration, resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, networking approaches, internship and job search strategies, offers and negotiations, LinkedIn and personal branding, and other related topics.</li> <li>Collaborate with CCD Career Education team to design and deliver workshops, experiences, and other programing focused on relevant career management, industry-specific, and functional area.</li> <li>Support data collection efforts related to employer engagement and satisfaction, student engagement and satisfaction, and student internship and employment outcomes.</li> <li>Assume additional responsibilities as required.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>YOUR TEAM WILL INCLUDE</strong></p> <p>Peer Career Ambassadors (student workers)</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>WHAT EDUCATION AND SKILLS YOU WILL NEED</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Master&rsquo;s Degree in Education, Counseling, or Business strongly preferred (or Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree and at least 6+ years of related experience).</strong></li> <li>A <strong>minimum of 2-3 years of increasingly responsible experience within the career development field.</strong></li> <li>Knowledge of <strong>best practices in career development</strong> and the ability to tailor, adapt and evolve a College to Career strategy to best meet the needs of Babson students.</li> <li>Ability to <strong>establish, track, measure, and deliver value-added program results.</strong></li> <li>Ability to <strong>work across internal and external programs/departments/constituencies</strong> and manage multiple projects/programs.</li> <li>Must have a <strong>high level of resourcefulness, influence/organizational savvy and execution skills</strong> (strategy through implementation).</li> <li>Must have <strong>excellent oral and written communication skills</strong>; solid presentation, marketing, and counseling skills; and <strong>strong customer service orientation.</strong></li> <li>Must have strong supervisory skills and <strong>ability to influence and motivate others.</strong></li> <li>Must <strong>have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and build effective relationships</strong> with internal and external constituents.</li> <li>An <strong>entrepreneurial orientation</strong>, proven track record of taking initiative and making things happen (self-starter).</li> <li>Must be a <strong>team player</strong> and have the ability to <strong>establish creditability and confidence</strong> with stakeholders.</li> <li>Demonstrated capability in <strong>leading and participating effectively in teams</strong> and team-oriented environments.</li> <li>Ability to envision and propose new methods to perform tasks that support ET&amp;A; take thoughtful risks; and accept new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.</li> <li>Ability to <strong>anticipate</strong> and <strong>embrace</strong> <strong>change</strong>; demonstrate willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.</li> <li>Must have <strong>strong computer skills</strong> including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and career development software and platforms.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>HOW AND WHERE YOU WILL WORK</strong></p> <ul> <li>All Babson College faculty and staff authorized to work on campus must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">including any appropriate boosters</a>. Proof of vaccination upon hire is required or within 21 days of becoming eligible for a booster. Contact <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Human Resources</a> for medical accommodation or religious exemption requests.</li> <li>Evenings (average 1/week) and occasional weekends.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>ADDITIONAL SKILLS YOU MAY HAVE</strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience in corporate environments preferred.</li> <li>Experience with curriculum development and career education programming preferred.</li> <li>Project management/event planning experience preferred.</li> </ul>