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JOHN MOLSON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (JMSB)
CAREER ADVISOR - CAREER MANAGEMENT SERVICES (CMS) (C2798A)
Deadline: April 3, 2020
This posting represents a two-year contract position.
Reporting to the Director, Career Management Services, the incumbent will provide vocational/career advising, facilitate workshops for JMSB undergraduate students, provide support for the Career Management Services labour market research efforts, and assist with the Centre’s marketing and communications efforts. He/she will liaise with student associations and develop career-related programming for target student audiences.
- Provide career advising to JMSB undergraduate students: with emphasis on job search strategy, interview skills, resume building, business correspondence, offer decisions, negotiation techniques, career development and other topics.
- Develop strategies/programmes to enhance marketability and competitiveness of JMSB undergraduate students.
- Administer and interpret results from assessment instruments, such as Career Leader College, to facilitate student self-assessment and to identify career options and career management strategies.
- Analyze job market and projected trends of business and industry in matters concerning student employment for specific academic sectors.
- Contribute data for statistical reports on student usage and satisfaction of CMS programming.
- Contribute to CMS marketing and communication efforts; collaborate with the Marketing Assistant and ensure timely and accurate execution of related tasks and activities.
- Serve as CMS liaison with student associations: assist with planning, secure industry panelists and access resources/information on careers and employers.
- Originate ideas and execute industry specific learning tours and events to help students better understand sector hiring needs.
- Contribute to the maintenance of relationships with JMSB alumni as potential employers or as JMSB ambassadors for future employment opportunities within their organizations.
- Support students with opportunities for informational interviews and networking with alumni and employer contacts.
- Perform other tasks and projects assigned by the Director, CMS.
- Bachelor’s degree and two to four years of relevant experience in career advising, recruitment, human resources, higher education or other related areas.
- Extensive knowledge of current business trends and issues in various industries.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with focus on relationship management and customer service.
- Superior communication and presentation skills to effectively represent CMS at various functions.
- Outstanding planning, organizational, analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Proven ability to manage simultaneous responsibilities, to prioritize and to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to work autonomously and to work effectively as part of a team.
- Good knowledge (Level 4) of spoken and written English to effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders; good knowledge (Level 4) of written, spoken and reading comprehension French to effectively liaise and communicate with recruitment and corporate partners.
- Good knowledge (Intermediate level) of Microsoft Word (to prepare various documents, reports and correspondence) and Excel (to create, modify and format spreadsheets).
$70,835 - $84,599 per annum
Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by April 3, 2020. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.
IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.
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