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Career Coach (Career Strategies Professional II)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, 85724
Career Development and Services

Posting Number: req17657

Department: Eller Undergraduate Programs

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is a leading business school in the United States. The Eller College of Management is ranked in the top 20 among undergraduate business programs by the U.S. News & World Report and are known for our specialties in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social innovation. The Eller College of Management supports more than 6,000 undergraduate and 900 graduate students on the University of Arizona's 393-acre campus in Tucson, a satellite campus in downtown Phoenix, global micro campuses, and through Arizona Online.

The Career Coach (Career Strategies Professional II) provides individual and group career-related learning experiences for an assigned segment of our student population. This position provides career mentorship to undergraduate business students. This position helps students identify, research, and realize career goals through personal consultation and programming. This position will help students find internship and full-time career opportunities and will guide them through the application and interview process. This position will keep up to date with current hiring and employment trends and identify specific skills required for employment and help students obtain these skills. This position will establish relationships with employers to ultimately serve as a liaison between students and employment opportunities.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

Student Career Coaching and Professional Development Program

  • Manage a caseload of students.
  • Advise individuals and groups regarding experiential learning.
  • Develop, lead, and advertise the experiential learning resources offered.
  • Create and develop educational content and facilitate workshops on professional development.
  • Facilitate placement of undergraduate students in positions related to their academic major/career interest.
  • Plan and executive events for students to engage with employers and alumni.
  • Assist students with job search strategies.
  • Support career-related student clubs and organizations.
  • Assess effectiveness of programs, projects, and systems and identify problems and propose solutions.

Employer Engagement

  • Collaborate with employers on experiential learning programs and events.
  • Gain an understanding and familiarity of local, national, and international companies in the industry and their recruiting practices.
  • Identify employers and establish relationships and solicit their involvement in the internship and full-time recruiting programs.
  • Establish and maintain database of corporate and alumni contacts.
  • Maintain and organize student internship database.
  • Compile, record, and report statistical information for recruiting annual report.
  • Participate in area businesses, not-for-profit associations, and chamber of commerce activities with emphasis on relationship development.
  • Manage alumni relationships to develop elite internship opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Work experience in a related field (Accounting, Business Economics, Business Management, Finance, Marketing, MIS/Operations Management) is highly desirable.
  • Corporate or recruiting experience.
  • Event Coordination (both virtual and in-person) experience.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Student Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $53,039

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Career Strategies

Job Function

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As a Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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