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Advisor & Program Coordinator

Company: Barnard
Location: Yonkers
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job:Advisor & Program CoordinatorJob Summary:Reporting to the Director, Advising and Programs, the Advisor and Program Coordinator serves as a front-line career advisor for students and alumnae, building expertise in job documents, interview best practices, career exploration, and other topics. The individual in this role will assist in developing and administering programs related to careers and graduate education for students and alumnae.Applicants to this position must submit a resume and cover letter.Job Description:Serve as career advisor for students and alumnae. Maintain currency with career advising best practices and trends working closely with the Advising and Programs team; complete external training and professional development as appropriate. Assess individual career development needs, advising students on the skills necessary to pursue their career interests. Hire, train, and manage team of Peer Career Advisors (PCAs). Serve as departmental lead for Career Insights program series. Research potential alumnae speakers for Career Insights panels and other events; assist in planing and implementation of annual outreach to alumnae to solicit speakers and volunteers for Beyond Barnard programs; coordinate logistics for speakers and communicate with guests on behalf of Beyond Barnard. Provide administrative and programmatic support for Beyond Barnard's summer initiatives, including the Summer Research Institute. Advise individuals on career exploration, using career assessment tools including, but not limited to, the MBTI and the Strong Interest Inventory. Administer and interpret individual interest, skills, abilities, and values assessment instruments to assist students and alumnae with career identification and decision making. Design and lead presentations for diverse student, alumnae and campus groups and audiences. Assist with all major Beyond Barnard events. Represent the College and Beyond Barnard at specified regional professional association conferences and professional development workshops. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director to ensure the success of the center on behalf of the College, its students, and alumnae.Skills, Qualifications & Requirements:Ability to deal with multiple stakeholder groups with diplomacy and tactExcellent organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects and timelines at onceAbility to work both independently and collaboratively within a team environment Excellent computer skills.Ability to build rapport with students, alumnae, faculty, and employers; excellent interpersonal skillsBachelor's degree required with 2 years of related experience in higher education, program administration, or advising. Appreciation of liberal arts education and interest in career issues of women.Master's degree in higher education administration, counseling, or related field preferred.Previous experience advising students preferred.Company:Barnard CollegeTime Type:Full time

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