Graduate Career Consultant

University of Notre Dame

United States

December 21, 2021


Position Information

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Job Title Graduate Career Consultant Job Description

The Meruelo Family Center for Career Development prepares students for lifelong career readiness through innovative and tailored programs, services, and strategic partnerships. Strategic partnerships extend beyond Notre Dame's campus, as the Center's Regional Engagement team is responsible for cultivating relationships and strategic partnerships to advance student placement into meaningful internships and full-time positions after graduation.

Graduate Career Services (GCS) provides career-related advising and counseling to a diverse student body of some 2,200 Master and Doctoral graduate students, as well as graduate alumni across engineering, science, humanities, social sciences, entrepreneurship, global affairs, data science, and more.

This Graduate Career Consultant will advise and consult with graduate students within the College of Engineering on all aspects of the career development process (assessing, investigating, building, preparing, implementing, and connecting). Consultants manage a portfolio of services targeted at programs to meet the career and professional development needs of the different disciplines. Consulting goals are accomplished through large lectures, hands- on workshops, special events, training programs, and one-on-one and small group career coaching sessions. Consultants engage with relevant constituents, including Directors of Graduate Studies, graduate student clubs, alumni, faculty and campus partners to cultivate student interest and preparedness.

Consultants report to the Associate Director of Graduate Career Services. Graduate Career Services reports into the Division of Student Affairs and the Graduate School. Graduate Career Services is part of a broader team of the Career Development staff based in Duncan Student Center.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (4 years)
  • 3 -4 years of professional work experience
  • Understanding of the talent management and/or recruiting process for advanced degree candidates
  • Appreciation for working with Master's and Ph.D. students within all engineering disciplines and their unique career needs.
  • Advanced communication, program evaluation and outcome development skills.
  • Experience providing quality presentations and workshops in small and large group formats.
  • Proven project management, database management, and computer skills as well as proven analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Serve as a team player with a positive attitude across multiple departments with distinct responsibilities
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree
  • 3 or more years of experience working in an engineering related industry (i.e. data, tech, aerospace, pharma, sustainability)
  • Experience working in higher education
  • Established network of professional contacts in engineering-related fields
  • Experience in career consulting
  • Experience working with recruiters in engineering-related industries
  • Knowledge of higher education career services
  • Knowledge of engineering-related career paths
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    For more information you can visit https: // consultant/.

    Department Grad Career Services (16013) Department Website https: // Family / Sub-Family Student Svcs / Career Svcs - Post Undergrad Career Stream/Level EIC 2 Professional Department Hiring Pay Range Commensurate with experience Pay ID Semi-Monthly FLSA Status S1 - FT Exempt Job Category Administrator/Professional Job Type Full-time Schedule: Days of Week & Hours

    Monday-Friday, 8 am – 5 pm with occasional evening/weekend events

    Schedule: Hours/Week 40 Schedule: # of months 12

    Posting Detail Information

    The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

    Job Posting Date (Campus) 11/23/2021

    Job Posting Date (Public) 11/23/2021 Job Closing Date 12/21/2021 Posting Type Open To All Applicants Posting Number S221091 Quick Link for Internal Postings https: //

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents