Career Advisor

Expiring today

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Mar 12, 2022
Closes
May 25, 2022
Ref
STF10887
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Career AdvisorThe George Mason University, School of Business, invites applications for the position of Career Advisor. This position will have an emphasis on internships and experiential learning programs. The Career Advisor will engage students in planning for full time jobs and internships in business, assisting with their career needs, which may include resumes, interview skills, and preparing for the job search. This is a full time classified staff position with full benefits. The salary for this position is commensurate with education and experience.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities:The Career Advisor has responsibilities in the following areas:Student InteractionProviding internship and career advising in a one-on-one setting, with a special focus on internships and experiential learning; andProviding direct student service through individual appointments and office hours. Individual advising involves extensive coaching and advising for students at all stages of career development including: making sound decisions about career choices; learning how to identify and secure externships and internships; demonstrating the value and use of career resources, and teaching students about resume writing, industry and employer research, interviewing skills, networking and internship/job search strategies.Industry DevelopmentCandidate will work with the Career Services team to build specific industry knowledge that will directly influence and impact the ability to assist students in their job and internship search.Workshop and Orientation SessionsPresent career and internship related workshops and orientations throughout the year for the purpose of educating and engaging students in the School of Business; andWork directly with the School of Business Career Services team to create and implement new initiatives, programs, and services to better enhance the overall experiential learning experience for School of Business students.Special ProjectsCreating and managing projects as assigned by the Director or Assistant Dean of Career Services to help achieve the goals of the career services, career development and internship/experiential learning programs and services; andWork closely with the Experiential Learning Manager on special projects or initiatives.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree with a Business discipline preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience;Ability to implement academic programs and services;Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills; andAbility to manage multiple tasks and work independently.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in counseling or higher education administration preferred;Experience in career services in higher education desired, other related experience in higher education preferred;Experience working with the implementation of internship programs and career services for business students;Knowledge of business careers and the local/regional business community;Experienced in the use of the internet; andExperience with Word, Excel, Salesforce, Banner, and PowerPoint.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 02446z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by April 15, 2022; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of professional references. We will contact you directly if we require additional materials. Review of applications will begin on April 16, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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