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Career & Talent Development Specialist

Company: Stevens Institute of Technology
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCareer & Talent Development SpecialistPreparing students to successfully navigate an ever-changing global job market for employers seeking early-career talent requires a comprehensive and contemporary approach. The Stevens Career Center is one of the leading career centers at connecting the right student to the right opportunities. We are seeking an energetic professional who can deliver a high-touch, personalized experience for students, virtually and on-campus. If you are ready to make a meaningful impact every day join our team.ResponsibilitiesAs a member of the Talent Development team you will be expected to successfully meet the following expectations.Learn and understand current trends in early-career talent acquisition and develop strategies needed to help students seek and obtain internships, cooperative educational experiences, and their first professional job.Coach students in one of our outstanding schools, including the School of Engineering & Science, School of Systems & Enterprises, School of Business, or College of Arts & Letters. Identify talent in your assigned school and collaborate with the Employer Engagement & Talent Connections team to connect the right students with the right employers and opportunities.Collaborate with key academic partners to gain an understanding of degree programs, employment sectors and industries that are best suited for students. Collaborate with colleagues throughout the Stevens community to understand the student experience, organizations, and innovative projects.Making presentations is a key part of the job. If you have great presentation skills, you will enjoy designing and delivering our career education curriculum to large groups of students or recording videos to ensure we meet the diverse learning needs of all students.Conduct one-on-one, personalized talent development sessions with students virtually and in-person. During your talent development sessions gather important information to help track student successes by gathering information on career success outcomes. We want to know how, when, and where students land great internships, cooperative experiences, and their first jobs.Design and implement strategies to maximize student participation in career activities and the talent development journey.Play a key role in helping to reimage the cooperative education program. Research and identify innovate ways to effectively expand the program and to incorporate new technologies, and other resources into the program.As needed, participate in prospective student and family admissions events, new student orientation, and other student affairs events.Successfully complete other duties as assigned.QualificationsBachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred and three or more years of relevant experience preferably in career advising, career development, talent development, or recruiting. Or a seasoned, experienced professional with industry experience seeking a career change and an opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of young people.Proven track record of success demonstrated through goal achievement, continuous learning, and continuous improvement.Knowledge of technology degree programs or career paths in engineering or technology desired, but not requiredKnowledge and SkillsDemonstrate a willingness to collaborate with students, teammates, and employers to gain an understanding of contemporary hiring processes and stay abreast of trends.Must demonstrate an interest in working with a college-aged student populationDemonstrate strong interpersonal skillsWillingness to gain an understanding of the Stevens undergraduate and graduate curriculaPossess an understanding of MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint computer applications.Experience or comfortable learning and working with advanced computer applications such as SmartSheets, Handshake, Zoom, MS Teams.Possess excellent organizational, written, oral communication, and presentation skillsAbility to prioritize and meet deadlinesSelf-starter with an ability to adapt to change and handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.Occasional travel may be required. Willingness to occasionally work evenings and weekends to attend university or career center events.DepartmentExperiential EducationGeneral Submission Guidelines:In order to be considered a candidate for any job at Stevens, you must submit an online application. Please attach a cover letter and resume with each application. Other requirements for consideration may depend on the job.Still Have Questions?If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact Jobs@Stevens.eduEEO Statement:Stevens Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accordingly, Stevens adheres to an employment policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against candidates or employees based on legally impermissible factor(s) including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, nationality, citizenship status, age, ancestry, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, disability, or any protected military or veteran status.Stevens is building a diverse faculty, staff and student body and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities. Stevens is a federal contractor under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as well as other federal statutes.Jeanne Clery Disclosure:In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department of Public Safety is required to publish an annual security report which includes statistics mandated by the Clery Act. You can obtain a copy of this report by accessing the following web site: http://www.stevens.edu/sit/police

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