The Career Development Office's (CDO) mission is to empower students to realize their full potential and secure meaningful careers that make an impact in the world. The Baltimore, MD, and Washington, D.C., based team include career coaches, employer relations professionals, and solutions team members from diverse backgrounds and industries. The CDO Coaching and Education team take a holistic and comprehensive approach to career and professional development/transition, providing online career education tools/resources and hybrid coaching and education serving all Carey student populations and Alumni.
We are seeking an Associate Director of Coaching and Education (Career Coach) who:
Partners with team of program-aligned Coaching and Education colleagues to provide 1:1 and group career coaching and education for full-time and part-time graduate business students and alumni. Position primarily aligned with Full-time MBA population, though subject to change based on department and school needs.
Serves as a primary coach and career educator across the students entire Carey experience (admissions through graduation) to help students realize their potential, build their professional brand, increase their readiness to network with global employers and alumni, and achieve their unique career goals.
Designs and implements in-person and virtual career education and professional development programs/resources.
Creates networking and mentoring opportunities for assigned student populations.
Works with Employer Relations team members to collaborate on industry programming and promotion of industry/employer opportunities.
Serves as primary resource/content point person for special topics within business career development (i.e. Pre-Employment Assessments, Case Interviews, International Students); identified topic areas/trends shared across the Coaching and Education team.
Collaborate with Coaching and Education and entire CDO team members, Carey colleagues, JHU stakeholders, and the Director of Coaching and Education on department and cross-department/university initiatives.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Career and Leadership Coaching (60%)
Coach individuals and groups in working toward achieving their career and professional development goals.
Serve as primary coach and CDO partner for group of Full-time MBA students from admissions through graduation.
Utilize coaching techniques and resources that meet the needs of diverse populations, including International students.
Administer and walk-through assessments, including CareerLeader and CliftonStrengths.
Maintain accurate and complete coaching records.
Follow-up with students and alumni as needed to track progress and encourage engagement with the Career Development Office.
Participate in case discussions and reviews with CDO staff, and collaborate with members of the Employer Relations, CDO Solutions, and Global Collaborations teams to support student career success and reported outcomes.
Career Education & Program Development (30%)
Design and deliver in-person and virtual customized career education programs (video/online content, workshops, panels, networking events, professional development courses) and services for students and alumni.
Develop strategic relationships and collaborate with key academic stakeholders (program directors, academic program managers, faculty, etc.) to facilitate continuous needs assessment and the effective implementation of professional development for students and alumni.
Assist with communication efforts to promote initiatives and resources of the Career Development Office via list-serv, webpages, social media and website.
Measure the efficacy of professional development programs and use outcomes-based data to influence programming.
Project Management (10%)
Lead and/or collaborate on projects that support the mission of the Career Development Office.
Represent the Career Development Office on Carey and University-wide committees as assigned.
Engage internal partners within Johns Hopkins community (i.e., Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Advanced International Studies, the JHMI Professional Development and Career Office (PDCO), the Office of Integrative Learning and Life Design (ILLD), Hopkins Connect, and Hire Hopkins) in order to share resources and best practices.
Actively engage with professional organizations in the career development field, and follow trends, resources and innovations in the career development space.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Master's Degree required. Preferred in Counseling, Psychology, Business, Human Resources, Organizational Development, College Student Personnel Administration, Higher Education Administration, or related field.
Minimum of 3 years related professional experience.
Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.*
*JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
** Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
6+ years professional work experience in career coaching/counseling and/or career services.
Certification or licensure as a professional coach or counselor; preferred emphasis in career development/transition.
Experience working in or preparing graduate-level students for employment across business industries.
Facilitation, teaching and/or training experience presenting to both large and small groups, virtually and in-person.
Experience working with diverse and global populations, with a demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.
Certification and/or experience utilizing varied career assessments.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Motivated to engage with students, alumni, colleagues and others to helps students meet their unique career goals and secure meaningful career opportunities.
Self-starter with the ability to work independently.
Demonstrated ability to facilitate change and help individuals/groups from diverse backgrounds (including International students) with varying degrees of professional experience accomplish their goals.
Knowledge of career development theory and practice, and ability to apply this in the design and delivery of individual and group coaching services.
Knowledge of career assessments, including CareerLeader and CliftonsStrengths.
Strong interpersonal, team collaboration and communication skills.
Ability to design and deliver impactful presentation and facilitate groups.
Strong attention to detail, with ability to maintain accurate records and track coaching progress.
Creative and innovative, with the ability to think outside of the box.
Ability to effectively organize and lead project teams.
Proficient with technology (MS Office Suite, MS Teams, Handshake, Zoom, CRM, video recording/editing) and interested in identifying and adopting technology to reach and connect with target audiences.
Knowledge of service delivery models and resources used in business school career services.
Flexible and resilient, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and navigate change.
Must be willing to travel between campuses to meet with students, alumni and colleagues.
Work occasional evenings or weekends as needed (average of 2-3 Saturdays per semester; most dates can be set based on employee's availability).
Classified Title: Executive Career Coach Working Title: Associate Director Coaching and Education Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $61,550 - $84,700 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Monday -Friday 8:30-5:00 with some evenings and weekends to support student and departmental events Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/JH at Harbor East Department name: Career Development Office Personnel area: Carey Business School
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