Career Education Coach (Arts, Marketing, Communications, and STEM)
Saint Michael's College
Location: Colchester, Vermont
Type: Full Time
Salary: commensurate with experience
The Boucher Career Education Center (BCEC) at Saint Michael's College invites applications for the Career Education Coach position. Career Education Coaches serve as advisors, facilitators, and liaisons of students, employers/community partners, alumni/ae, and faculty within their assigned industries. The Center has established Career Bundles focused on specific industries. This Career Education Coach will be responsible for the Arts, Marketing, Communications, and STEM majors/career bundle areas.
The Career Education Coach is responsible for creating physical and virtual communities that educate our students on trends and issues in their chosen areas, providing knowledge that can help them achieve a competitive edge, generating internship and employment opportunities for them, and connecting them with alumni/ae and employers for mentorship and information. This position will coach students and alumni one-on-one, complete student programming, and facilitate networking events and other related events. The Coach must be relatable for students and alumni, an organized event planner, and a lifelong learner maintaining their professional development particularly as it relates to their assigned Career Bundles. This position oversees the Peer Career Advisor program as well as hiring, training, and managing Peer Career Advisors. In addition, this role manages and operates the BCEC Podcast.
Our lived experience impacts how we self-assess our skills, experience, and qualifications. In particular, data and statistics have shown that candidates who are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, women, people from working-class backgrounds, people with disabilities, and others with minoritized and marginalized identities may not apply to jobs when they do not believe they meet 100% of the requirements?and expected responsibilities listed in the job descriptions. Some responsibilities and skills are teachable and can be learned on the job. If you can imagine yourself in this position, bringing value to our students and community and meeting most of what we are looking for, please apply.
Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee and family assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.
Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on Apply Now button:
A cover letter that includes a statement articulating your skills and experience working with students inclusively from all backgrounds and identities in a college setting, including how you've coached them in advancing their career plans
Please provide contact information for two (2) references
For full consideration, please submit application materials by July 1, 2023. Position remains open until filled.
Applicants must have the following:
Advanced degree or equivalent combination of education and experience centered around the disciplines of career education, higher education/student affairs, education, industrial psychology, human resources, and/or business
Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, one of only 20 national Catholic colleges, and one of four in New England. Saint Michael's College was ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont and No. 59 in the Best Catholic Colleges rankings by Niche, a popular college ranking website. Saint Michael's was also named 120th in Best Liberal Arts College and No. 136 in the Best Small Colleges. The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for d...emonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability and on their list of Best Northeastern Colleges for its academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation. Saint Michael's was also named in the 2018 The Princeton Review book "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck." Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more, visit smcvt.edu.
Saint Michael's College, inspired by our Edmundite Catholic mission, is committed to diversity and inclusion across our campus community. We are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity of the nation, and we actively seek applications from underrepresented groups.
Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.