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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL
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College of Business
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Serve as a key point of contact for the diverse population of students within Business Graduate Programs by providing career planning development services and assist in career searches domestically and internationally

• One-on-one advising Business Graduate Programs students on their career development and job search strategies both domestically and internationally. This includes understanding each student's career aspects and assisting each student to develop and continually refine a job search strategy/marketing plan for full-time employment; actively monitoring each student's progress against career goals; and guiding, assisting and holding students accountable in the achievement of those goals
• Work within Business Graduate Programs team to create and deliver career workshops/seminars for Business Graduate students, and take part in special events such as career fairs, and professional development events, including activities and events associated with college Alumni
• Work closely with Corporate Engagement to identify potential career opportunities domestically and globally, as well as with academic programs to give suggestions on admission and program setting
• Work with the corporate engagement team to support company recruiting needs
• Support student preparation for job search by critiquing student resumes and conducting mock interviews/critiques
• Develop effective educational programs and tools for domestic and international career searches
• Support the career fairs by providing support to companies and students attending
• Research key industry trends and opportunities affecting hiring and provide information to students
• Maintain updated records of meetings with students, students' career advancement activities and eventual employment activities
• Gather, track and ensure that students complete employment surveys and full-time employment data is captured within MBACSEA Reporting Standards
• Special projects as assigned
• Work flexible hours.


Required: Bachelor's degree
Preferred: Master's degree

Required: Minimum of two years or relevant professional work experience in recruiting, sales, consulting, higher education, students services, career advising or other related fields

• Knowledge of international career search processes and strategies, particularly in China and Asia are critical
• Must possess superior communication and presentation skills and the ability to foster positive relations with multiple, diverse constituencies
• Have a student-centered philosophy and the ability to work with a diverse student population
• Strong customer focus (ability to listen attentively to students and recruiters and to understand and respond positively to their requests) required
• Excellent resume, interviewing and job search skills required
• Highly proficient with web-based resources, spreadsheet and presentation software required (MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel) and social media (Linkedln, Facebook, etc.)
• Strong understanding of accounting, finance, technology, and management careers along with in-depth understanding of the employment market and corporate hiring practices/process for students
• Ability to work under pressure, with the flexibly to respond to changing priorities and fluctuating workloads
• Strong organizational work skills, defining tasks, prioritizing assignments, and following through on all projects independently,
• Ability to speak Mandarin and knowledge of Asian culture are both preferred

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience

This is a full-time (100%), benefits-eligible academic professional position appointed on a 12-month basis. The position is available as soon as possible after the closing date

For full consideration, all applicants must create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references by October 12, 2017. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, email rgoben@illinois.edu

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu



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