Career Services & Experiential Learning Specialist
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.
Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.
Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.
About the Opportunity:
Based at the Vancouver campus, the Career Services and Experiential Learning Specialist provides oversight of overall career services and experiential learning for Vancouver graduate students in collaboration with campus college-based and Boston campus career and experiential faculty and staff. Initial emphasis is on career development and experiential opportunities for students enrolled in Northeastern's Khoury College of Computer Sciences programs.
Responsibilities include managing career programming and employment opportunities for students; creating and delivering seminars, networking events, and programs to meet evolving career development needs of students; working with employer relations team members to research and develop local employment opportunities; preparing and administrating co-op opportunities; collaborating with advising and other student services as needed, and leading on-campus student team experiential projects in collaboration with faculty and industry sponsors.
The Specialist monitors trends to help shape priorities for new programs/services and new employer partnerships. The position requires some evening and weekend hours.
- Bachelor's degree required with experience in career or human
- 5-7 years of professional work experience in
- Demonstrated credibility with corporate clients; strong
consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team
environment with diverse constituents.
- Excellent skills in relationship building, event planning,
marketing, public relations and database management.
- Goal oriented, possesses excellent presentation skills, is
effective in building partnerships, extremely organized,
professional and has a high level of customer service.
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Salesforce, database
programs and data management and analysis
- Master's degree preferred
- High-tech experience
- Experience with international students
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.
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