The Career Advisor for Education, Nonprofit, and Human Services will provide individualized career advising services to students and alumnae pursuing these career pathways. This advisor will also support career education events and programming as needed. Across all function roles, this advisor’s goal will be to educate our students on trends and issues in their chosen areas, provide knowledge that can help them achieve a competitive edge, and directly connect them to trusted alumnae / employers for information and mentorship. Primary Position Responsibility: Student Advising • Provide one-on-one advising appointments, drop-in hours, and group sessions • Educate and prepare students on the specifics of their internship / job / graduate school search strategy, including document review, resources for research, networking techniques, interview prep, and salary negotiation • Build and maintain expertise in industry trends that will give students and alumnae a competitive edge in their search process
Secondary Responsibilities: Programming and Events • Support logistical components for targeted events and programs relevant to assigned career fields (including execution of program or event) • Invite local and national alumnae and employers to participate in educational panels, networking events, and prep sessions • Collaborate closely with faculty, departments, and other campus partners to host programs
• 3-5 years relevant experience in education, career services, recruiting, or other relevant field AND Bachelors degree OR • Masters degree in Higher Education, College Student Personnel, HR, or other relevant advanced degree • Previous experience advising students • Knowledge of career development or career coaching theory, approaches, and strategies • Knowledge of recruiting practices, industry trends, and best practices in career services • Experience creating and implementing programs and events
Qualified candidates are able to work independently and in a team within a culturally diverse environment; are aware of new technologies and trends; and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Wellesley is known for the excellence of its education, the beauty of its setting, its gifted faculty, and the uniqueness of its campus culture. But most of all, Wellesley is known for the thousands of accomplished, thoughtful women it has sent out into the world for over 100 years?women who are committed to making a difference. Every year, some 2,400 of the world?s top undergraduate women are ch...allenged to exceed their own highest personal and intellectual expectations. The mastery Wellesley graduates demonstrate across the professional and vocational spectrum, and the influence they wield?whether in their own communities or on the world stage?is testament to a singularly empowering undergraduate experience. Wellesley?s lively academic community places a high value on rigorous, probing inquiry, and creative, cross-discipline thinking. Its collaborative approach to scholarship encourages students to question, debate, and refine their points of view, not only with each other, but with our world-class faculty?often by working directly with them on groundbreaking projects. A Wellesley education fosters the highest standard of readiness for the ?real world? in its graduates, in terms of ability to think, act, and contribute meaningfully and effectively in their chosen areas of interest.