Global and Career Advisor
About Curry College:
Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution in Milton Massachusetts. In addition to the main campus classes for adult learners are also offered at our campus at Cordage Park in historic Plymouth. Curry College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Curry College offers 22 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as five graduate programs.
The Curry College mission is to educate and graduate students prepared to engage in successful careers and active citizenship with a global perspective. They are an inclusive community of diverse learners and educators, committed to continuing their legacy of developing effective communicators with reflective and critical thinking skills. They mentor and empower their students, building meaningful relationships that inspire them to achieve their ambitions.
Curry College provides rigorous and relevant academic programs to undergraduate and graduate students, and their rich blend of liberal arts and career-directed programs is enhanced by practical field experiences and co-curricular activities. Learning at Curry extends beyond the classroom and is embedded in all that they do.
Diversity and a culture of equity and inclusion among students, faculty and staff are crucial to the mission statement of Curry College.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, sex identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable state and federal law, including Title IX.
The Global & Career Advisor is the lead staff member providing career advising and counseling efforts on behalf of the Center for Global & Career Services (CGCS) to students that may be seeking internships, employment, or other opportunities while enrolled or post-graduation. This role will also advise a limited number of students interested in study away or abroad opportunities and international students studying at the College.
Essential Functions: The Global & Career Advisor will coordinate activities to integrate career planning and global experiences into students' academic and personal development. Responsibilities include presentation and workshop development and delivery, career, internship and global advising in one-on-one and small group settings, administration and interpretation of career assessments, and support of on-campus recruiting efforts. This position has frequent contact with students and faculty in a variety of settings.
1.Career Advising and Counseling:
- Assist students in developing the necessary skills associated with career development and successful transition into the workforce or graduate school;
- Support students preparing for internship and job searches through resume, cover letter, e- portfolio and social media reviews, mock interviews (in person, online, and telephone) in one-on-one, small group, or classroom settings;
- Work closely with faculty, , student groups, clubs, and support offices to plan and deliver career related programs and presentations for a variety of majors;
- Develop advising resources and facilitation guides to support students;
- Administer and interpret various vocational and interest inventories and advise students on possible career paths through the use of tools including, but not limited to, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Focus2, and StrengthsFinder.
2. Study Away and International Student Advising:
- Collaborate with the Director to counsel and provide support to students preparing for, enrolled in or returning from a study away experience;
- Support Director and faculty in developing and coordinating short-term faculty led international and domestic study away programs and internships;
- Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) to assist in the enrollment, retention, persistence, and support of international students who directly matriculate to the College and to those who enroll through pathway and pre-pathway programs.
3. Internship Advising and Counseling:
- Collaborate with Director to support accessible, student-centered process for internship placement and facilitation;
- Advise and counsel students seeking information about the College's internship process.
4. Event Management and Outreach Programming:
- Collaborate with others in the CGCS to plan and execute programming during events including the Career & Networking Conference (held annually in the fall), the Study Abroad Fair (held annually in the fall), International Student Orientation (fall & spring semesters) and the Career & Internship Fair (held annually in the spring);
- Represent the CGCS at college events, including, but not limited to Open House, Accepted Student Day, Orientation, and other targeted recruitment or retention events.
5. Administrative Functions:
- Utilize technologies to track and monitor information about student engagement with the CGCS;
- Stay abreast of industry information including hiring trends, economic information, and resume design;
- Research, develop, and maintain relevant content for career and study abroad materials to include information about careers, graduate education, employment and study abroad programs and internships;
- Coordinate on-campus recruiting and application process for CGCS scholarships, fellowships, internships, and other student positions.
Additional Functions: The Global and Career Advisor will, from time-to-time, be required to perform additional related duties to ensure the success of the CGCS. Those duties may include:
- Providing superb customer service to employers, students, families, faculty, and staff;
- Participate in committees relevant to the work of the CGCS;
- Serve as back up for the Assistant Director, Graduate Outcomes & Operations, or the Administrative Assistant as needed;
- Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor of his/her designee.
- A Bachelor's degree is required.
- At least three years of progressively responsible experience in career development, international education or related field.
- A record of leadership in successfully administering career advising and internship programs and outreach initiatives.
- Evidence of using data to inform goal setting, planning, and assessment efforts.
- Working knowledge and understanding of diverse employment sectors and trends.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
- The ability to be approved as a DSO by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
- A Master's degree in Counseling, Student Development, Education, Human Resources, or a related area is preferred;
- Experience working with technology platforms including Banner, Canvas, Handshake, Qualtrics, and viaTRM.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, Curry College will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the College, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.
Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be directed to the College's Title IX Coordinator, Rachel King at Rachel.email@example.com, (617) 979-3516, or King Academic Administration Building, 55 Atherton St, or US Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights ("OCR") - Boston Office, 5 Post Office Square, 8th Floor, Boston, MA 02109-3921, (617) 289-0111.
Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested applicants must submit the following:
- a cover letter;
- a resume; and;
- a list of three professional references, one of which must be a former or current supervisor, including complete contact information and professional titles.