St. Louis, Missouri

Scheduled Hours 37.5 Position Summary The Career Advisor serves as a career advisor for university students and student organizations. Job Description Primary Duties & Responsibilities Serves as one on one career advisor and subject matter expert to approximately 170-200 alumni who engage the WCC from time to time. Building and developing relationships with alumni to (a) understand their career needs and (b) steward them through the career transition process.  Determines additional resources are required for advisees and guide them to other resources, within WCC and beyond, to prepare them for technical aspects of interviews (industry directors, specialist coaches, platform leads, etc.). Identifies individual needs, goals, challenges for career path. Reviews each advisees skills and abilities, determine and develop tailored action plans to help advisee on career journey (identifying interests, gaining skills capabilities, networking, etc). Analyzes adviseeâ™s self-assessments and translate them into actionable insight & next steps. Determines other skills, etc., required to ensure advisees are ready, and deliver actionable feedback on adviseeâ™s career and preparation process. Provides recommendations regarding adviseesâ™ readiness for interviews with employers. Facilitates career development content for use in alumni programs, including but not limited to activity design, assignment evaluation and partnering with faculty and academic advisors to deliver content. Works with academic leadership to communicate career issues among the alumni that should inform ongoing reviews and updates of the program curricula. Informs industry directors /specialized coaches of unique or technical needs and challenges of assigned students advising and leadership initiatives. General academic, program, and university support including but not limited to assisting with program initiatives, limited presentations and other university wide initiatives. Other duties as assigned. Working Conditions Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary. Willingness to travel up to 15% of time both domestically and internationally. Preferred Qualifications Masterâ™s degree in higher education, business, or in a related field. Experience providing career advising to professionals. Experience of working with students groups/related organizations. Commitment to designing and delivering excellent career development and advising services. Strong interpersonal skills, strong relationship building skills. Ability to work in a matrix organization across/within groups. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Required Qualifications Bachelorâ™s degree plus one year of work experience (including part time graduate assistantship) in higher education setting or related role. Grade G10 Salary Range $45,800.00 - $75,900.00 / Annually The salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget. Pre-Employment Screening All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening. Benefits Statement Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to our employees. Benefits eligibility is subject to employment status, full-time equivalent (FTE) workload, and weekly standard hours. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view a summary of benefits. EEO/AA Statement Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply. Diversity Statement Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply. Applicant Instructions When you are ready to apply, creating an account only takes a minute. Your account creates a candidate home page which we will use to communicate with you and allows you to apply for jobs and view your application statuses. The first page of the application offers two âQuick Applyâ? options. Quick Apply allows you to either use a previous application or create a new application using a resume to populate the work experience and education sections of your job application. If using a resume to populate your application, check to ensure the application fields populated accurately. You may skip the âQuick Applyâ? page by clicking âNextâ? at the bottom of the page. Documents may be uploaded in the My Experience section of the application. You also have the option to apply with a Linkedin feature, which allows you to apply by using your Linkedin profile to populate some of the job application fields.

St. Louis, Missouri