Temporary Career Advisor

Temporary Career Advisor

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. As an employer Penn has been ranked nationally on many occasions with the most recent award from Forbes who named Penn one of America's Best Employers By State in 2021.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

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Posted Job Title
Temporary Career Advisor

Job Profile Title
Temporary Employee - Non-Exempt

Job Description Summary
Temporary Career Advisor for MBA Career Management

Job Description

Reporting to the Director of Student Advising, the temporary Career Advisor:

  • Conducts student Career Advising - in the format of large group, small group, or individual sessions (e.g. Advising Circles, Office Hours, appointments). This includes guiding students through all stages of the job search, including self-assessment, career exploration, industry recruiting processes, and decision-making. Refers students to tools and resources throughout their job search.
  • Industry Coverage - Stay informed on industry trends and changes, and communicate those to the team and students. This could include attending conferences and expos, reading publications/newsletters, speaking with employers and alumni, and holding focus groups. Track student interest and keep their RM(s) informed of learnings.
  • Minimum of five to seven years of prior work experience in recruiting, job placement, career counseling or coaching and/or significant industry experience in Private Equity/Venture Capital or Technology /Telecom. Highly motivated and dedicated individual with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. 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. B.A or B.S. Required

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Wharton School

Pay Range
$7.25 - $155.75

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

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

To apply, visit https://wd1.myworkdaysite.com/en-US/recruiting/upenn/careers-at-penn/job/McNeil-Building/Temporary-Career-Advisor_JR00056155

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