The position's primary responsibility is to provide career coaching and advising to the students in the full-time Master of Marketing program (MMark). The MMark coach will develop, deliver and facilitate career education content to contribute to the departmental mission of partnering with students to discover and define their career goals and to educate and coach them in developing a portfolio of skills and experiences to launch them on a path to achieving a positive career outcome. The MMark career coach will also contribute to the development and retention of employer partners. The MMark coach will participate in the MMark program admissions process advising on decisions and relating data, trends and outcomes.
The Owen Graduate School of Management (OGSM) is a professional school at Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee. Our size and focus allows us to interact with students, faculty, alumni and recruiters as individuals so that we can better understand and help each achieve their goals. This is how we build our culture - one that is collaborative. We are intensely and proudly competitive with the best. But we also shape leaders who understand that collaboration is essential in today's connected economy. We develop businesspeople who can lead and manage change, drawing not only on what they learn here about business but also what they learn about themselves.
Duties and Responsibilities
Career Coaching and Advising MMark students individually and in groups.
Development of career education resources and content presented in workshops or through a technology platform on subjects such as resume preparation, interview preparation, networking and career planning.
Familiarity with career and competency self-assessment tools for MMark students.
Partner and collaborate with CMC Employer Relations and Recruiting team in identifying employer partners which could lead to full-time roles for Owen MSF students.
Manage MMark transition coach team, a team of 5-10 current MMark students who coach and mentor the incoming class of MSF students.
Help support and manage the specialty peer coach teams - technical, consulting and other specific peer coach teams implemented to help specialized master students prepare for the technical aspects of interviewing.
Partner with the Accelerator Summer program team to plan and develop career education content and support career content programming as needed
Support the departmental strategy to provide, increase and enhance student satisfaction.
Assist with the compilation and presentation of the annual Owen MMark Employment Report with a goal to eventually lead the employment reporting process for MMark.
Contribute to overall MMark program strategy through regular Specialty Masters team strategy meetings, MMark program strategy meetings and the overall vision of the program.
Strong collaborative partner with the MMark Program team, advising and assisting with career related issues, admissions and student yield activities and marketing efforts as needed.
Serve on the admissions committee and attend regular admissions committee meetings to help make a decision on MMark incoming class.
Facilitate and present at admissions events on career topics in order to promote the program and contribute to student yield.
Assist CMC Employer Relations team with potential MMark career treks and panels in a virtual format or to various cities working with the admissions team to secure venue and curate alumni invitation list.
Bachelor's degree required; Master's level degree in counseling, higher education or MBA preferred
Desirable to have five years of coaching/advising/mentoring experience preferably in a university setting
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
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Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Please note, all candidates selected for an offer of employment are subject to pre-employment background checks, which may include but are not limited to, based on the role for which they have been selected: criminal history, education verification, social media review, motor vehicle records, credit history, and professional license verification.
Internal Number: 10000692
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