Arizona State University

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Career Coach Sr.

Posted 20 days ago · Full time · $50,000.00 - $58,800.00 Annually

Job Description

Career Coach Sr.

Arizona State University

TSGM Academic

Campus: Downtown Phoenix


Job Description

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.

Salary Range

$50,000 - $58,800 per year; DOE

Close Date

10-April-2024 - EXTENDED

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.

Days and Schedule: Thunderbird Career Management Center serves students and alumni in the office and at events that typically take place Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with additional evenings and weekends required. Staff have varied schedules during these time frames to support students and alumni.

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.

Working Environment

  • Adhering to Thunderbird School of Global Management office dress code.
  • Lifting and carrying materials, as well as, pulling and pushing carts of up to 30 pounds.
  • Additional movement requirements include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching.
  • Sitting and standing for prolonged periods; 50% sitting; 25% standing; 25% walking.
  • Job location is located at the ASU Downtown Campus

Department Statement

The Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University is one of the finest global leadership and global management schools in the world with both graduate and undergraduate students. Solutions for the planet mean developing problem‐solvers from around the globe. From our world‐renowned faculty representing six continents to hundreds of outstanding students who join us every year from around the world, the Thunderbird School of Global Management welcomes diversity and encourages quality and great value. It is one of the top global leadership and global management schools in the country, highly ranked for academics, practical research, and student outcomes.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU and TSGM will not provide sponsorship for employment.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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