Assistant Director & Educators And Helping Professions Career Coach

University Of Kansas Lawrence , KS 66045

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:
45% Career Coaching

  • Coach students in career development, planning, and implementation process through individual and group appointments

  • Design and present career-related workshops and classroom presentations

  • Use discretion and independent judgment while working with confidential and sensitive student information during the coaching process

  • Instruct and guide students on how to reflect on previous experiences, make career-related decisions, and help increase students' career-related self-efficacy

  • Develop specific knowledge about the unique skills and abilities of students interested in career paths within education and helping professions
    40% Program Management

  • Serve as liaison to Schools of Education and Social Welfare Manage the Educators and Helping Professions Career Community

  • Develop strong partnerships with administrators, faculty, alumni & employers on projects that enhance career opportunities for KU students

  • Assist with special projects as assigned by Senior Associate Director
    15% Supervision

  • Assist with the development and management of the Peer Career Ambassadors program, a peer-coaching program designed to help undergraduate students connect with career resources and developmental milestones

  • Assist with supervision of graduate students which includes organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments for six graduate student staff

Required Qualifications

  • Master's degree

  • One year of teaching, training, or group facilitation experience

  • Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated by application materials

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience and/or knowledge in the field of education or other helping profession

  • Skilled presenter and creative instructor

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to forge new relationships

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems collaboratively within a team environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple and diverse constituents and campus stakeholders, including faculty, student organization leaders, staff, alumni and employers

  • Demonstrated skills in program development and administration

  • Experience using independent judgment and tact

  • Creative thinker, planner, innovator

  • Understanding of career development process/theory

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office computer applications and comfortable with web-based software programs

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