The Career Coach in the Center for Career Development and Professional Engagement at The University of Tulsa is one of four coaches who advance students’ career development by providing effective career counseling, coaching and advising, and who manage counseling and career services for designated college(s) liaison areas including (1) Engineering & Natural Sciences and related disciplines; (2) Arts & Sciences and related disciplines; (3) Health Sciences, Pre-Health Professions, and related disciplines; and (4) Business and related disciplines. This Career Coach will serve as the liaison for Health Sciences, Pre-Health Professions, and related disciplines.
The Career Coach will report to the Associate Director and support the Center’s mission to provide pathways for students to explore professional opportunities in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors, as well as help students to establish relationships with mentors who will provide professional advice and career guidance.
• Manages career services for students in assigned liaison area to include a significant focus on relationship building with College faculty and staff
• Increases student participation in career counseling, coaching, and advising through a variety of formats including drop-in interactions, individual appointments, group meetings, mentorships, and presentations/workshops
• Helps students understand the relationship between self-knowledge and major/career choice through formal and informal career assessments
• Provides students with relevant occupational, educational, and employment information that helps them to explore a wide range of major/career options
• Increases awareness and promotion of experiential learning opportunities to students
• Empowers students to make reasoned major/career choices and to develop realistic implementation plans
• Improves student preparedness for job search activities and professionalism in the workplace
• Participates in the Center’s events and programs
• Performs other related duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and minimum one year of experience in customer service, public relations, or equivalent; ability to work in a team environment, problem solve, collaborate, and provide superior customer service; strong written and verbal communication skills; strong computer skills.
Master’s degree in a relevant field of study from a regionally accredited institution and minimum two years of related experience; experience working as part of a centralized student success team; knowledge of principles and practices of career development centers and job search techniques.