Full Job Description
Career Coach (MS Business Analytics) – (COX00000108)
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
The Career Coach meets with Cox students and alumni to assess and affect career readiness through coaching, advising and training for effective participation in job search activities, including interviews, site visits, networking events, job fairs, corporate information sessions and other off and on-campus recruitment activities.
The position will administer and interpret career-related assessment tools; Teach career decision-making methods and assist students in appying basic principles of effective career decision-making; Provide career development subject matter expertise for targeted Cox student populations as needed
The position will also plan and implement targeted career development events as needed and assigned by director and serve as a
resource to industry/functional area staff in the career center.
Career coaching/Training (individual): Coach primarily MS students, and on occasion, BBA/MBA students and alumni, in
career planning, personal branding, job search, school-to-work transition, and career transition & management;
Administer & interpret career assessments for students/alumni; Document coaching sessions in department coaching
system including notes, outcomes and follow-up assignments.
External Relations/Employer Outreach: Performs outreach functions with groups such as students, faculty, staff, alumni
and employer recruiters to effectively engage in career-related activities; Participates in industry/function-specific events
(i.e. conferences, workshops, etc.) for professional development & department visibility; Serve as staff liaison with MS
Career Coaching/Training (group/workshops): Lead MS group coaching sessions and/or facilitate sessions with students
in specific career management phases or skills; Design, develop, and execute functional area specific career
development seminars/workshops including classroom presentations by faculty invitation; Plan and manage
career-related program presentations upon request.
Event Planning: Plan and execute industry/function-specific events to connect employers/alumni with students;
Collaborate with other department staff to ensure goals/objectives and logistical requirements are delivered and met;
Assess effectiveness of each program of event in a timely manner.
Facilitation: Lead instruction of students enrolled in BBA/MSBA career courses. Plan curriculum, prepare and deliver meaningful and current content, assess and evaluate student learning outcomes, and provide actionable feedback. Utilize relationships with employers / alumni to maintain relevancy with current market conditions for BBA/MSBA recruiting.
Reporting: Prepared required reports (such as placement), program and student learning outcomes and assessment
plans, and other required data/information as directed and in a timely manner.
Marketing: Help prepare marketing collateral for CMC programs and activities.
Support MS Admissions: represent the CMC in admissions activities such as information sessions and conduct yield-focused conversations with high-potential prospective applicants. Develop career-related marketing content for website / publications.
Requires some evenings for career-related events
Requires occassional travel to conferences and workshops.
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably a Business degree. Master’s is preferred.
A minimum of two years of professional work experience is required. Experience in a marketing, finance, analytics, or consulting functional role or in recruiting is preferred. Preference given for prior career center experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal, coaching and verbal communication skills with the ability to build and manage relationships with a wide range of constituencies and students with diverse cultural backgrounds. Must also demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in writing. A strong customer service orientation is essential.
Candidate must possess a strong business acumen to discuss business terminology from marketing/finance/analytics perspective.
Candidate must possess strong organizational, planning and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks with a strong focus on attention to detail. Must also have strong problem-solving skills with the ability to identify, analyze problems and devise solutions.
Candidate must be a self-starter with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment. Must have a strong working knowledge of MS Office (e.g. Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook). A working knowledge of social media tools is preferred.
Physical and Environmental Demands:
Sit for long periods of time
Deadline to Apply:
May 31, 2021
SMU will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Primary Location: USA-TX-Dallas
Job: Student Services
Organization: Cox School of Business
Employee Status: Individual Contributor
Job Type: Full-time
Job Level: Day Job
Job Posting: May 17, 2021, 2:11:09 PM