SR ASSOC DIRECTOR
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Duties: Reporting to the Director of Student Advising, the Senior Associate Director manages the first- and second-year Career Fellows Program as well as a separate second-year Career Fellows team to support career related programming. This position designs, manages and executes all responsibilities related to the Career Fellows and Mock Interview Program.
Recruit 30 Interview Preparation Team Career Fellows
Review applications; selection of Career Fellows is competitive and selection are based upon the diversity of the applicant's experiences, their industry and functional expertise
Identify students who have proven success completing their own job searches and stand out as among the best when it comes to industry specific interviewing and networking experience
Manage entire hiring / on-boarding process
Train Interview Preparation Team Career Fellows to ensure that they are prepared to provide valuable career preparation assistance to first and second year students through mock interviews, networking meetings, resume reviews, and interview preparation training sessions.
Supervise Career Fellows
Review student evaluations and provide timely feedback to Career Fellows regarding strengths and weaknesses.
Initiate Career Fellow and Advisor meetings to establish a working relationship between Career Fellow and Advisor. Communicate Advisor feedback to Career Fellow regarding industry and interviewing knowledge and presentation skills.
Serve as point of contact to all students participating in the Mock Interview Program; responsible for managing all student inquires / communications and scheduling
Plan all logistics including technical specifications for appointment scheduling system, scheduling, day of event preparations, etc. related to the program and oversee all staff executing on logistics.
Recruit 8 Resource Team Career Fellows
Review applications; selection of Career Fellows is competitive and selection are based upon the diversity of the applicant's experiences, their industry and functional expertise
Identify students who have excellent communication and presentation skills
Manage entire hiring / on-boarding process
Recruit and manage 8 First Year Career Fellows in partnership with WGA Career Executive Directors
Interview and select First Year Career Fellows
Provide strategic guidance and direction on project work conducted for MBACM
Ensure career fellows communicate pertinent recruiting information to their clusters

In addition, the Senior Associate Director instructs, counsels, and advises MBA students on long-term career development as well as immediate job search objectives for full-time MBA positions and summer internships within the Tech industry. This position will provide direction to the Recruiting Relationship Manager(s) in developing a strategic plan for maintaining the office's quick response to changes in the economy and to changes in the students' industry choices. The Sr. AD will also work with their industry RRM(s) to broaden corporate relationships within their industries. The Sr. AD will work closely with a number of important internal and external groups including faculty, students, employers, and alumni to achieve the goals of Career Management. Finally, the Sr. AD will contribute to content and execution of a number of important projects including the student resume processes, mock interviews, trek management, web design and a number of other student related programs.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 5 years to 7 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
MBA or other graduate degree strongly preferred along with a minimum of five to seven years of prior work experience in recruiting, job placement, career counseling or coaching and/or significant industry experience in one or more of the following industries: Consulting, Consumer Products, Diversified Financial Services, Energy, Health Care, Hedge Funds, Investment Banking, Investment Management, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, Private Equity, Public Interest, Real Estate, Retail, Technology / Telecom, Travel & Hospitality, Venture Capital, Entrepreneurship. Highly motivated and dedicated individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Previous managerial experience required, along with an ability to work as a strong team player. Able to interact across multiple levels, and willingness to go above and beyond in order to achieve the required goals. Deep knowledge of business and business careers, and strong written and oral communication skills, are essential.

Reference Number: 07-30069

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: MBA Career Management

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration



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