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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

For over 100 years the mission of the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning has been to prepare students for positions of responsibility within a wide spectrum of professions, organizations and institutions whose goals are to improve the quality of our lives and the built environment. The college is located in the Art and Architecture Building on North Campus and offers doctoral programs in architecture and urban planning, master’s programs in architecture, urban design and urban planning, and a bachelor’s program in architecture.

Taubman College Career Services supports University of Michigan architecture and urban planning students in launching intentional, successful careers through thoughtful insight, skill coaching and networking connections while also effectively engaging alumni, employers, faculty and staff in these efforts.  The career services consultant will provide program assistance in a comprehensive, fast-paced, career services office with duties related to a variety of career-related procedures and programs. 

*This is a full time position, limited to one year with option of renewal. 

Responsibilities*

Data Management/Benchmarking/Reporting:

Maintain accurate and timely records and statistical information on student interactions. Provide written reports as needed. Continually explore the ways in which the career development/employer development profession is evolving and determine innovations that will contribute to working in a premier career services office.

 

Career Advising/Programming: 

Use and develop resource expertise to educate students regarding access to educational, experiential and multimedia career information to aid in their planning and life choices via individual appointments, workshops, presentations and other means of reaching students. Manage student advising appointments and engagement notes.

 

Internal/External Relations:

Assist in maintaining current relationships and work collaboratively with university departments, academic units, student organizations, employers and external constituents to promote awareness and encourage use of Taubman College services. Be knowledgeable of, comply with and educate others on legal, regulatory policy and ethical guidelines including Federal Regulations and laws (e.g., affirmative action, and EEOC standards, FERPA), hiring practices, and safety programs. Maintain confidentiality in work with students and student records.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree with experience or Master’s degree required. Degree in student affairs, business, human resources, or related field
  • Experience in program administration, career advising, employer relations, marketing and/or development
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as  excellent written/verbal communication skills and public speaking
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information gathered while performing assigned tasks
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide-array of students from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at one time

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience in student program development and implementation; planning and/or facilitating seminars and workshops
  • Experience implementing/managing online recruiting systems such as Symplicity CRM
  • Experience in Career Services, Talent Acquisition or Human Resources; and/or a high volume, fast paced, customer focused office and ability to accomplish multiple tasks efficiently.

 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.