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Career Education Coach

Company: Montana State University, Inc
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

Join a dynamic team in the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success where guiding students is a passion and privilege. In keeping with the mission, vision and principles of Montana State University, the state's only public land grant institution, we are innovative and thoughtful leaders committed, in service, to advancing the future of others. We work closely with students, faculty and staff, employers, foundations, and other partners to create future focused outcomes. We use technology, metrics, and mindsets to shape our strategy and design life curriculum. We leverage the spirit of teamwork, hard work, and dedication to make our strategic plans become an operational reality.

Duties and Responsibilities Career Education Coaches will:

Assist students with the skills and decoding necessary to pursue their interests and aspirations using a design life career education and professional development curriculum. Facilitate the delivery of a design life career development curriculum through one-on-one and group appointments, clinics, classroom lectures and other professional development events. As part of the design life process, holistically serve the student with developing their professional brand, through instruction of resume writing, interviewing skills and job and internship searching. Ensure service excellence, soundness of practice and program metrics are achieved and client notes recorded to improve student outcomes. Career Education Coaches will also help decode important information, ideas and tactics to help students receive the full benefit of their design life career and professional development while at MSU. As part of the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success, assist with financial literacy, arranging free tutoring, and referrals to appropriate campus services.

Required Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Bachelor's degree in relevant field, or a combination of education and/or experience from which comparable skills are acquired. Experience in student advising at the post-secondary level or experience with career/professional coaching. Demonstrated experience in program delivery and with a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated technical competence using personal computers and various software such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software & relational databases with a willingness to learn additional department and MSU specific software and programs.

Preferred Qualifications - Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills

Master's Degree, or combination of education and/or applicable experience equivalent to a Master's Degree. Experience facilitating and instructing small group workshops and classes. Knowledge of trends in higher education, Human Resources, the economy and/or workforce development trends.

The Successful Candidate Will

Possess a desire to work with college students. Have a proven ability to work independently and in a team environment. Possess sound decision-making skills. Possess an enthusiastic approach and a high level of integrity. Be experienced managing and maintaining confidential information. Possess the ability to troubleshoot problems and have candid conversations. Have the ability to represent the office in a professional manner and effectively communicate with diverse populations.

Position Special Requirements/Additional Information Maintain a fixed weekly schedule with flexibility to occasionally host events and interact with students during evenings and weekends. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State University's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Physical Demands To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

This position has supervisory duties? No

Keywords: Montana State University, Inc, Bozeman , Career Education Coach, Other , Bozeman, Montana

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