Senior Career Coach
Washington, DC 
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Job Description

Job Description Summary:

It is the academic mission of the George Washington University's School of Business (GWSB) to be a preeminent business school recognized for scholarly research, teaching excellence, innovative curricula and focus on the responsible management of organizations in the global environment. In support of this mission, the F. David Fowler Career Center is searching for a Senior Career Coach. This individual is a key contributor in providing high quality career coaching and career management education to graduate and undergraduate students within the School of Business.

This senior position provides career counseling and career management education to students and alumni to help them become market- and employer-ready in the management consulting space. This position does not typically have direct reports but may schedule, train and supervise temporary staff or student workers. It reports to the Director, Graduate Leadership and Career Development.The core responsibility of this role is to provide career counseling to students and alumni, including assessment of student/alumni goals and interests, resume review, interview preparation, networking techniques, self-branding and effective job/internship search tactics to ensure market- and employer-readiness. This position uses coaching techniques and conducts mock interviews (behavioral and technical). This position also plays an integral role in the design, delivery and management of career and professional development programs, seminars and sessions (online and in-person), in order to educate students on career management methodology, and also assists with the collection and reporting of statistics on student employment outcomes. Additional responsibilities include providing relevant market insight to students, participating in career services events, and creating, developing, and maintaining relationships with industry-specific contacts. This position may also develop, deliver, and evaluate career development programs to build foundational career skills of students, and may conduct and/or customize meetings and presentations with students in person and through group workshops and classes. This role works with employers in all aspects of the employment relationship to facilitate the employment of students.
Performs other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master's degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:

Professional experience in the Management Consulting industry. This could include expertise in strategy, operations, information technology, or human resource consulting and could be in the commercial or government sector.

MBA preferred, but not required.

Previous career and/or executive level business coaching highly desired.

Experience in program and/or curriculum development.

Familiarity with international cultures highly desired.

Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork and customer service skills.

Typical Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience

Campus Location: Foggy Bottom, Washington, D.C.
College/School/Department: School of Business (SB)
Family Student Affairs
Sub-Family Career Services
Stream Individual Contributor
Level Level 2
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40+
Work Schedule: Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm, with occasional nights and weekends
Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Telework: No
Required Background Check: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Employer will not sponsor for employment Visa status

Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: S008945
Job Open Date: 01/15/2020
Job Close Date:
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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