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Career Services Consultant

Company: Indiana University
Location: Bloomington
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

DepartmentTHE O'NEILL SCHOOL - BL SPEA (BL-SPEA-IUBLA)Department InformationFounded in 1972 as SPEA, the O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs is a world leader in public and environmental affairs and the largest school of public administration and public policy in the United States, boasting an alumni network of more than 36,000.Our MissionThe O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs works to build a better world by helping people solve complex problems at the crossroads of policy, management, and science. We promote sound decisions, well-managed organizations, just and healthy societies, and a sustainable environment through education, scholarship, and civic engagement. We give our students the knowledge and skills to have a significant impact in diverse settings around the globe.Our Guiding ValuesOur commitment is shaped by these shared and guiding beliefs:

  • All people deserve to live in thriving and sustainable communities.
  • Strong, healthy communities depend on well-educated, innovative and ethical leaders, and informed and engaged citizens.
  • Creative, current, and rigorous research informs sound decision-making.
  • Leaders need both relevant information and the skills necessary to interpret and use information and data effectively.
  • Successful leaders must be able to bridge public, private, and nonprofit sector boundaries.
  • Conversation and collaboration among individuals with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and skills leads to more vibrant ideas and solutions.We seek to foster a welcoming and inclusive workplace environment at O'Neill and in our team, ensuring all individuals are valued and recognized for their contributions, talents, and unique perspectives. Diversity information found here.Job SummaryO'Neill has an immediate opening for a Career Coach. Duties include but are not limited to the following:
    • Assists with professional and career development of students and alumni through career assessments, exploration, decision-making, goal setting, and planning. Focuses efforts on resume building, interview skill development, mock interview, and job search preparation and navigation; graduate school application and interview preparation through counseling appointments and consultations.
    • Develops and delivers workshops on career development which include networking strategies, interviewing, resume and cover letter writing skills, portfolio development, and using the internet for career search.
    • Supports faculty and students with career exploration, internships, job shadow experiences, presentations, and facilitation of resources available for career development.
    • Serves on various community and institutional committees to build partnerships across the university and among comparable universities to build knowledge base.
    • Assists in the process of collecting and tracking data for office assessment purposes. Utilizes data to assist in the creation of office objectives and goals to meet the needs of the student population.
    • Works through issues with a variety of stakeholders: students, employers, alumni, and faculty. Identifies and capitalizes on connections between groups of stakeholders and leverage those connections in unique ways through events and interactions
    • May provide guidance and delegate administrative tasks to other career services staff.
    • May make process recommendations for improved operational efficiency.QualificationsCombinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education. EDUCATIONRequired
      • Bachelor's degree in business or related fieldPreferred
        • Master's degree in related fieldWORK EXPERIENCERequired
          • 2 years in career consulting or related fieldSKILLSRequired
            • Proficient communication skills
            • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
            • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
            • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
            • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
            • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
            • Highly thorough and dependable
            • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
            • Counseling skills, program development skills, understanding of college student success, knowledge of career development services in higher education, ability to interpret career assessmentsWorking Conditions / DemandsThis role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Additional InformationThis position is eligible to work a hybrid schedule (mix between 1 remote workday and 4 in-person workdays), subject to change in the future based on university policy and business needs. Work LocationBloomington, IndianaBenefits OverviewFor full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
              • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
              • Dental insurance
              • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
              • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
              • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
              • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
              • Tuition benefit for IU classes
              • 10 paid holidays per year
              • Generous Paid Time Off
              • Paid Parental Leave
              • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job ClassificationCareer Level: CareerFLSA: ExemptJob Function: Student ServicesJob Family: Career ServicesClick here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.Posting DisclaimerThis posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.Equal Employment OpportunityIndiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.Campus Safety and SecurityThe Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, containing policy statements, crime and fire statistics for all Indiana University campuses, is available online. You may also request a physical copy by emailing IU Public Safety at iups@iu.edu or by visiting IUPD.Contact UsRequest SupportTelephone: 812-856-1234

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