Career Management and Employer Engagement at the W. P. Carey
School of Business is seeking an Assistant Director, Alumni and
Working Professionals Career Management who shares our passion for
empowering mid-career students and Alumni to identify, pursue and
achieve their professional goals.
Part of an energetic and collaborative team that works with our
Working Professional in the MBA, Executive MBA and Alumni
populations. This position will coach at an individual level, and
build fulsome career programming that includes the design and
delivery of classroom work, workshops, vendor selection, and
presentations (in-person and on-demand). Your role as a Working
Professional Coach will be meeting with a variety of mature
students and Alumni at various points in their career journey. This
position will be supporting the career coaching activities for our
students and Alumni and working directly with all of our student
facing, service operations and employer engagement teams. Our
programs are highly ranked and this work directly contributes to
the reputation of W. P. Carey.
Days and Schedule:
Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Some evenings and weekends
will be required as this position works with our flexible MBA
programs. While based on the Tempe campus, individual must be
willing and able to travel to multiple campus locations in the
Phoenix metropolitan area.
- (40%) Provides individual, drop-in, and group career coaching
services to students in the Alumni, Evening, Online, EMBA, and
Fast-Track MBA portfolio, with additional concentrations
potentially assigned. Coordinates service delivery, including
in-person and virtual, plus event management to students, alumni,
faculty, staff and employers in using career development services
and events. Works on multiple, concurrent projects under tight
- (30%) Assists with development and facilitation of career
management core workshops and programming including correspondence
with students and preparation of content; also includes other
workshops and employer panels and necessary preparation. Serves as
a subject matter expert for the Working Professional portfolio and
additional concentrations where overlap or efficiencies are
identified. This includes knowledge of career trends, career paths,
best practices, market shifts and skill requirements for all
relevant roles within industries.
- (15%) Provides outreach and market engagement, including other
program stakeholders across the college, creating and sending
editorial content, working to define market feedback mechanisms,
and attending company events. Enhancing professional practice
and portfolio subject-matter expertise with employer meetings and
research is an expectation to understand market needs and our
working professionals’ performance within it.
- (15%) Works with the Operations team to support Alumni and
Working Professional process and database needs. Participates in
special projects, college collaboration and administration; may
include special interest groups such as FTMBA Admissions
interviews, Orientations, cross-unit team meetings, Recruitment
& Admissions events, and assigned committees.
Master's degree in a related field AND three years in a related
area; OR, Bachelor's degree in a related field AND five years
experience in a related area; OR, Nine years of
progressively responsible experience in a related area;
OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education
from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been
- Evidence of a Master's degree in
(business/counseling/education) or related field
- Experience in higher education or knowledge in relevant
business school career fields
- Experience in human resources, or college recruiting
- Experience career coaching professionals and/or employees
- Experience in analyzing complex situations accurately and adopt
effective courses of action
- Experience with program management/design and development in
- Experience in building interpersonal business relationships
within and across organization lines
- Experience and confidence delivering presentations
- Technical experience with Handshake, GradLeaders (or comparable
systems), and familiarity with Zoom, Canvas, Interview Stream, etc.
- Evidence of effective communication skills, including
presentation, facilitating groups, influence and persuasion
- Experience with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel,
Access, Outlook, data query, PowerPoint)
- Work with university students one-on-one and in group/class
settings in-person, via Zoom, phone, e-mail, and multiple social
- Work with the business schools employer partners, both
one-on-one and in group settings in-person, Zoom, phone, e-mail,
and multiple social media formats.
- Communicate effectively, both in writing, verbally, and
visually to develop employment materials in various media, create
metrics, and provide reports in various formats (electronic, hard-
copy, etc.), in addition to coordinating and presenting
- Interpret policies, procedures, and requirements of
career/employment programs within the school.
- Lift/move up to 30 pounds (materials, brochures, boxes,
- Travel occasionally. Utilize computer, phone, and various
office equipment (fax, copier, etc.).
- Utilize multiple and various forms of technology.
- Work occasional extended hours, including evening and/or
weekends, as needed.
The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State
University is one of the largest business schools in the United
States with more than 15,000 students and 100,000 alumni worldwide.
From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to
thousands of outstanding students who join us every year, the W. P.
Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking. The
W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership
in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and
renowned faculty, making us one of the top-ranked business schools
in the country. Learn more at wpcarey.asu.edu
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher
education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence,
entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American
University is a single, unified institution comprising four
differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social,
cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its
research is inspired by real world application blurring the
boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU
serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona,
the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and
cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and
more than one hundred nations across the globe