Career Coach

Richmond, IN
Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position: Career Coach

Department: Center for Career and Community Engagement

Status: Full time Administrative Faculty Position

Compensation: Commensurate with experience, including a full benefit package


Earlham College is looking for a dynamic, intellectually curious, creative individual with a passion for the liberal arts to join the Center for Career and Community Engagement in the position of Career Coach. This is a full-time 11-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a full-benefit package. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

The Career Coach will work directly with students, faculty and alumni to help articulate the value of the liberal arts and an Earlham education to a life well lived. The College is looking for the right person to join Earlham's team-someone with a liberal arts mindset who understands that a career is a journey, not just a job; and someone who thinks imaginatively about the purposes of education in a changing world. Although not required, we are particularly interested in candidates who have a background and expertise in business, science, technology, arts, or media.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support and guide Earlham College students and alumni in seeking out meaningful job and internship opportunities.

  • Work collaboratively with various campus constituents to implement the EPIC Advantage, Earlham's funding guarantee for students pursuing internships.

  • Review written materials, including resumes, curriculum vitas, cover letters and personal statements.

  • Assist students with reflecting on self-assessments and their unique major/career discernment process.

  • Conduct mock interviews and advise on job search and interview strategies.

  • Provide programming and advising for graduate school and fellowship application processes and preparation.

  • Work closely with academic departments and administrative offices to facilitate collaborative programming focused on the needs of liberal arts students.

  • Build relationships with alumni and effectively track graduate outcomes.

  • Co-develop, support and participate in collaborative programming initiatives within the Center for Career and Community Engagement.

  • Participate in Earlham College projects and serve on various college committees.

  • Represent Earlham College and the Center for Career and Community Engagement at professional conferences and professional development workshops.

  • Perform other duties as determined appropriate for the position.

Experience & Qualifications


  • A bachelor's degree is required.

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