Key Responsibilities:- In cooperation with the Associate Director of Career Advising, develop the strategic direction for graduate student career and professional development.- Provide one-on-one career exploration advising to Master in Public Policy students. - Provide group career coaching; evaluate career goals, interests and values, and identify services to enhance students' career objectives.- Administer educational resources, programs, and special events to support the various career sectors of the Harris School and initiate and create resources, programming, and presentations on career advising.- The Assistant Director will contribute to the development of institutional and external partnerships and communication necessary to meet the career advising goals of the Department.- In collaboration with the Associate Director of Career Advising, develop career-coaching initiatives including conceptualizing and planning seminars, and workshops on various topics (e.g. proactive job searches, interviewing techniques, career assessment, resume writing, and salary negotiations) for students. - Actively participate and collaborate with the Employer Relations team in leading the employer outreach efforts and program planning within the private, nonprofit and government employment sectors.- Will work closely with a number of important internal and external groups including faculty, students, employers, and alumni to achieve the goals of Career Development. - Contribute to content and execution of a number of important projects including the career advising and employer relations programming, trek management, employer marketing and communications and a number of other student related programs.- Make appropriate referrals for counseling, disabilities support services, financial aid, campus resources, and other services.
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