Colleges of the Fenway Position Opening at Colleges of the Fenway in Boston, Massachusetts

The Simmons Career Education Center (?CEC?) is seeking a temporary Career Coach to join its team for the Spring 2019 semester (approximately mid-January through April). This position will provide one-on-one coaching for undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumnae/i, participate in workshops for delivering coaching on a wide range of career development topics, and facilitate the development and communication of career resources and best practices. The CEC supports undergraduate students, graduate students, and alumnae/i in developing the skills and knowledge for making informed career decisions.

Located in Boston's historic Fenway area, Simmons University is a private, non-sectarian institution that has prepared women for leadership in the world through transformative education that links passion with purpose since 1899. Today, Simmons serves nearly 2,000 students in a women-centered undergraduate program and nearly 5,000 students in coeducational graduate programs.

Essential Responsibilities

Provide individual career coaching to undergraduate and graduate students, and alumnae/i including career and industry exploration, assessments, job search strategies, interview preparation, networking skills, resume and cover letter critiques, and job negotiation skills; Present and deliver career development workshops on a variety of topics and various formats; Communicate and liaise with external constituents regarding student career development, on an as needed basis; Maintain and update career coaching records and data in Handshake; Provide assistance and back-up support to the Assistant Director, Career Education Center, on career curriculum content and programming; Contribute to and participate in other CEC events, programs, and responsibilities as needed. Qualifications

Master?s degree in College Student Development, Counseling, Psychology or related field required; Minimum two to five years of career coaching experience in higher education or similar setting preferred; Experience with the development, implementation, and delivery of career-related programming and / or trainings: Demonstrated knowledge of technology and willingness to use technology to deliver career programming and information; Experience and enthusiasm for working with culturally diverse community and student members; Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills; Occasional evening work will be required. Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a resume and cover letter in the Resume/CV section of your application.

As a University committed to diversity, equity and inclusion, Simmons encourages applications from all under-represented groups. Simmons is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to continuing to develop a more diverse faculty, staff, student body and curriculum.

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Date Posted: 10/30/2018