Loyola University Chicago
Rogers Park, United States
Healthcare & Medical
Permanent | Full Time
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reporting to the Associate Director, the Career Community Lead assists students, across their college experience and after graduation, in career development and job readiness. The Career Advisor assists students in: researching and evaluating majors and careers, identifying areas of interest and strength, developing strategies to achieve career goals, and exploration and connection to the world of work.
- Apply career and identity development techniques to career advising; encourage self-assessment, self-advocacy, motivation, change, and maturation in all phases of the career development process in line with team practices and perspectives.
- Through individual, group, and drop-in venues, provide advising on: career development issues, choosing a major, career exploration, internship and job search process/readiness, resumes and cover letters, interviewing, and networking skills.
- Develop and deliver presentations and workshops on a variety of career education topics, tailored to the individual coordinator's Career Community
- Teach Career Services courses including, but not limited to, UNIV224, BSAD 220, UNIV 101, UNIV 102; UNIV 201.
- Cultivates and grows relationships with relevant faculty, alumni, employer partners, and student organizations as an extension of the Career Communities
- Collaborates with employer-facing teams to develop new and unique programming for the benefit of student and employer engagement
- Develops ongoing communications educating students on career pathways and preparing them for their job and internship search
- Occasional attendance required at scheduled evening and weekend events.
- Perform other team, departmental, and University duties as required.
Provides career advising to current students (undergraduates and graduate students) and alumni in select disciplines/schools/interests. Loyola's Career Services office serves undergraduate and graduate students through a Career Communities model. Liaison career advisors develop and maintain strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders related to their affiliated Communities, including but not limited to, faculty, staff, administrators, alumni, and employers.
The position oversees the programs and services for students interested industries related to public health and healthcare administration in coordination with colleagues in Career Services Employer Relations.
Master's degree in College Student Personnel, Counseling or related field required and minimum of two years related experience. Familiarity with career assessments (Strong and MBTI) as well as knowledge of student development/career theory.
-Master's degree in Education, Counseling or related field required and minimum of two years related experience.
- Background in career advising, counseling, social work, or other growth-oriented direct service
- Familiarity with student development/career theory
- Strong instructional, public speaking, and presentation skills
- Proven oral and written communication ability
- Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member
- Experience working with faculty, staff, and/or administration to further develop programs and services for students
Familiarity with career management platforms such as Handshake preferred but not required
As one of the nation's largest Jesuit, Catholic universities, Loyola University Chicago fosters a transformative cultural experience that honors diversity, equity, and inclusion . We are committed to not only recruiting, but also retaining a diverse, mission driven workforce and enabling a culture of inclusiveness in an environment that values service excellence, stewardship, personal well-being, and professional development for all of our employees. Loyola University Chicago supports its staff and faculty with a wide array of affordable, comprehensive and competitive benefits centered on health and wellness, financial security, equity, and work-life balance. We actively seek those who wish to join our faculty, staff, and students in a community of diverse opinions, perspectives, and backgrounds supporting our Jesuit mission and striving toward the same goal of being persons for and with others.
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