Principal, Career Services



Job Purpose

Designs, implements, and facilitates programs which address student and trainee career development needs for future scientists and health professionals in a biomedical institution across degree programs and major areas of study. Leads the Career Development Center’s strategic planning conducted to establish the Center’s priorities informed by institutional stakeholders and metrics.

Job Duties
  • Provides individual and group, goal-focused career counseling to students and trainees addressing areas including writing resumes and cover letters, interviewing, networking, career exploration/planning, and skills assessment.
  • Leverages existing partnerships and maintains new relationships with businesses, non-profit and civic organizations, and alumni to facilitate students' exposure to diverse life science careers.
  • Cultivates contacts with potential employers to expand employment opportunities for students and trainees.
  • Participates in accreditation and applicable regulatory processes with educational and institutional leadership.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures relevant to professional development programs for all students and trainees.
  • Tracks and monitors career development training program metrics to support extramural funding.
  • Supervises team members who deliver career counseling to students and trainees in order to meet institutional career development goals.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Eight years of relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters/graduate degree preferred.
  • Experience with career planning and counseling in a biomedical institution.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

5623

CA; CH

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