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Graduate Career Advisor for Coexistence and Conflict Masters Students, Heller School, Brandeis University

September 29, 2010
Graduate Career Advisor
501108 Exempt
Brandeis – Waltham Campus
Full-Time
Regular
Responsibilities
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University is looking for a Graduate Career Advisor. The Graduate Career Advisor will be responsible for counseling students and alumn (with a primary focus on supporting students within the Coexistence and Conflict masters program), coordinating career development programming and creating relevant resources.  Through marketing and leveraging personal, professional and Heller contacts, the Advisor will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships with private, non-profit, multinational, non-governmental and humanitarian organizations around the globe.

Examples of Key Responsibilities:

– Responsible for supporting Heller students and alumni interested in the coexistence and conflict and sustainable international development fields through one-on-one and group counseling sessions and development of career/professional development resources.

– Responsible for identifying, building and maintaining relationships with potential employers and internship/practicum sponsors.  Design and implement professional development employer events including: on and off site employer briefings, career fairs and professional development forums.

– Assists Career Services Assistant Dean with ongoing Office of Career Services programming, organizational systems, reporting, database maintenance and administrative needs.

For more information on the Heller School, please visit our website at:
http://heller.brandeis.edu/

Qualifications
– Ability to counsel, advise and support students from diverse cultures, with a strong preference for candidates with experience in the coexistence and conflict field
– Excellent written and verbal communications skills, specifically possessing strong professional/business writing and editing abilities
– Capacity to plan, organize and lead workshops and career related programming
– Outstanding interpersonal skills, with an ability to work well with administrators, faculty, and staff; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, with a high capacity for multi-tasking, time management and prioritization. Must be cooperative and flexible as part of a team.
– Understanding of higher education communications issues and appreciation of academic culture helpful.
– Must have excellent MS Office Suite skill and ability to learn user friendly database input and maintenance.
How To Apply
Submit cover letter and resume as a single document athttp://www.brandeis.edu/humanresources/jobs/external.html.  Elect option for “External Applicant”.   Sort the job listing by clicking the Job ID column heading.  Locate the desired job listing.  Click the job title and then Apply Now.
Closing Statement
Brandeis University operates under an affirmative action plan and encourages minorities, women, disabled individuals, and eligible veterans to apply. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other legally protected category.
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