Associate Director – Career Advisor

Los Angeles, California
Jun 09, 2017
Req. 26042
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Associate Director, Career Advising for the Master of Financial Engineering (MFE) program is responsible for establishing, implementing, and managing career advising and coaching programs for the MFE program. The MFE program prepares students for technically sophisticated jobs with financial institutions, financial service providers, suppliers of financial consulting services, financial software and systems providers, and in corporate treasuries. This position is responsible for all aspects of preparing MFE students for their internship and full-time job search, which includes skill building workshops and individualized counseling. The Associate Director will act as an advisor to determine the most effective recruiting strategies for student placement in internships and full-time positions. MFE career counseling duties may include: (1) one-on-one counseling sessions, (2) student outreach, (3) program development and execution, (4) development and implementation of workshops and seminars designed to meet MFE students' career needs, (5) serve as central liaison in organizing workshops, presentations and discussions, (6) developing annual activity calendar, (7) develop and analyze annual statistical and historical reports for recruiting activities, (8) handling logistical details for recruiting along with attendance at recruiting events to insure the company's needs/requests have been met, (9) maintaining career services website for students, data tracking, organizing databases, and managing on-line recruiting tools, (10) make improvements to program based on statistical data and company/student feedback, (11) other programmatic career services initiatives. May include travel.  




Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 26042


The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Extensive knowledge of occupational, career and employment.
  • Ability to conceptualize, develop and implement innovative campus recruitment services appropriate for MFE students.
  • Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills in order to interface with external and internal constituencies, including corporate and media representatives, UCLA Anderson alumni, administrative staff, faculty, and students.
  • Innovative program development skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise of employment trends and opportunities for MFE degree candidates and alumni.



UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 12 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -

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