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Career Coach/Senior Career Coach
|Job Type:||Career Services|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||30,000 & Over Students|
Position: Career Counselor/Senior Career Counselor
Job Code: 9705CC/9705SC depending upon qualifications
There are two positions available.
The College of Biological Sciences is a college of approximately 2,200 undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the life sciences at the University of Minnesota. The college offers eight majors and ten minors to prepare students to solve biological problems facing our world.
Overview of CBS Student Services
CBS Student Services is a team of 18 professional staff members; each contributing to the shared responsibility of advancing the mission and vision of the college. These staff serve students in three functional areas: academic advising, career coaching, and student engagement.
In CBS Student Services, we are active listeners and cultural navigators guiding students through the systems of campus and the greater metropolitan area. We are committed to being socially aware, racially just, and civically engaged advocates for ourselves and our students. Through connection and collaboration, we create opportunities for students to meet their personal, academic, and professional goals. We mentor and teach lifelong skills for our students to be become critical thinkers and scientific leaders in their communities.
Overview of the role
By helping students to identify their strengths, interests, and pertinent resources and learning opportunities, the Career Coach assists students in building skills to make commitments that inform and guide their educational and career plans. The Career Coach helps students to be reflective about their learning and to develop the broad range of qualities and experiences necessary for successful job search, application to graduate studies, or application to professional health program. The person in this role will join a team of three others focused on career development and reports to the Assistant Director for Career Development.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
50% Career Coaching
The cornerstone of career coaching is the ability to build authentic relationships with individuals with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. The responsibility of this role is to first build relationships, then utilize those relationships to holistically support and guide students and recent alumni who are pursuing a range of careers in industry, research, graduate education, and professional health programs.
30% Career Program Development and Management
Designs and implements new systems, manage logistics and develop procedures for effective programs, services and major career events that support students in making meaningful connections with professionals that build their network/social capital and contribute to their future success.
10% CBS Student Services Collaborations
CBS Student Services is a blended student affairs unit, and is most successful when the unit works collectively for the student good.
10% Professional Development & Service
The University of Minnesota has a wide array of benefits available as a professional and administrative employee, such as:
For more information about working in CBS Student Services, visit: https://z.umn.edu/workingincbs Applications must be submitted online. A resume and cover letter are required. At the application link, click on External Applicants, then enter the Job ID (330908) in the search field.
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