Suny Oswego Oswego , NY 13126
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About SUNY Oswego:
Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive university located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. One of 13 comprehensive colleges in the 64-campus State University of New York (SUNY) system, SUNY Oswego is recognized nationally for its academic quality, focus on student success outcomes, and the growing diversity of its student body. Ranked in the Top Ten among public master's-level universities in the 2021 "Top Regional Universities in the North" by U.S. News and World Report, SUNY Oswego is also recognized among Princeton Review's Best Regional Colleges in the Northeast - an honor bestowed on the college every year since 2003.
Inspired by a shared commitment to excellence and the desire to transcend traditional higher education boundaries, SUNY Oswego provides a transformative experience to about 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The college offers preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education, and its success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.
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Description of Department:
The SUNY Oswego Career Services office operates within an award-winning "Career Community" model of program and service delivery. As a team of full-time professionals who have high-level expertise in various career fields, they work diligently to create and evolve customized resources, programs, services, and networking relationships to ensure our diverse student population a much more impactful level of personalized career coaching. The Career Community model includes: Business; Healthcare and STEM; Communication, Media & the Arts; Education, Public & Human Services; and Undeclared/Unconfirmed. Within each sector, there are highly capable staff members creating a sphere of support for our students that spans the entire career development cycle and brings together faculty, alumni, employers, graduate school representatives, and much more. This results in more meaningful assistance and expertise for our students, better employer and graduate school connections, and tailored on and offline resources.
The Career Services Office at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a full-time Career Coach.
Posting Date: May 25, 2022
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) professional staff or click here for a benefits summary.
Date of Appointment: As soon as possible
Description of Responsibilities:
Working with the Director of Career Services and other campus partners, the Career Coach will:
Plan and execute major career development plans, programs, and events in collaboration with a variety of on/off campus partners
Advise students and alumni through the entire career development process
Develop and conduct presentations on a variety of career development related topics
Assist students and alumni in identifying, developing and articulating the high demand soft skills needed to prepare for internships, coops, and the job search process
Collaborate closely with related faculty, employers, and student clubs/organizations
SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan. As such, the Career Coach will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.
Bachelor's degree at time of appointment
Minimum of one year of experience in college career services or related field, to include internships and/or Graduate Assistant positions
Experience in planning and implementing programs or events
Experience in coaching others on career-related issues
Strong interpersonal, written, verbal communication and presentation skills
Master's Degree in student affairs, higher education, counseling, or related field
Experience in using social media, audio/video conference platforms, and other technological tools to engage students in the career development process
Experience in coaching students and/or alumni on self-assessment, major/career exploration, job search strategies, assisting with job search documents, and/or developing interviewing skills
Demonstrated ability in development of professional online and printed resources
Experience assisting students in identifying and articulating high demand soft skills to employers
Demonstrated success in networking with internal and external partners to maximize opportunities for student success
At SUNY Oswego we value the diversity found in each member of our campus community and strive to create a community where that diversity is embraced and enhanced. Recognizing the strength of diversity, our mission is to foster an environment which respects, embraces and promotes cultural competence, civil discourse and active engagement in developing an inclusive and vibrant community of scholars who act as transformational agents of change and responsible citizens of the world. For more information see SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan.
As a candidate seeking consideration you are asked to submit a separate statement specifically addressing how your commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion has been evidenced in your career experience and professional activity, and/or community service (volunteer work, etc.), and/or professional development. (Please see Application Instructions)
If you have any questions about the position, please e-mail:
Kimberly Waters, Search Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
To Apply Submit:
Cover letter addressing qualifications
A separate statement describing your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your professional experience or personal life or community engagement
Copy of unofficial transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred
Contact information for three professional references, including at least one reference from a current or previous manager/supervisor
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