Career Advancement plays a vital role in ensuring our students' success after graduation. Career Advancement offers innovative and comprehensive career development services to the University's 5,000+ undergraduate students and 4,000+ Arts and Sciences graduate student populations with a focus on: student preparation, connections, and opportunities. Through career counseling, programs, and comprehensive resources, Career Advancement supports students and alumni as they develop the skills necessary to manage their career development, while working with alumni and employers to provide students meaningful employment opportunities. For more information please visit the Career Advancement website (caps.uchicago.edu).
-Advises the following groups from the Humanities Division, Divinity School, and undergraduate College: graduate students, post docs, alumni and undergraduates interested in graduate school.
-Provides guidance for these groups in career planning, career development, and the job search.
-Consults with and serves as Career Advancement's Liaison to administrators and faculty in the Humanities Division and Divinity School.
-Serves as coordinator of the PRISM undergraduate research program administered through Career Advancement.
-Develops and leads programs and workshops for students and post docs specific to the Humanities and Divinity populations as well as activities for graduate students and post docs across the University.
-Participates as an active member of the Student Preparation team, the greater Career Advancement staff, and the Enrollment & Student Advancement division, collaborating with team, office, and University partner colleagues in efforts and initiatives that will benefit all students and postdocs.
-Performs other duties as assigned.
Master's Degree in Humanities or a closely related Liberal Arts field, required.
PhD or a comparable advanced degree in Humanities or a closely related Liberal Arts field, strongly preferred.
A minimum of three years of experience in career counseling or three years experience in industry specialty required.
Demonstrated experience developing and implementing a successful communication strategy for marketing programs, recruiting volunteers, and/or liaising with student groups, required.
The University of Chicago is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.