Assistant Director, UChicago Careers in Business

United States, North America
Mar 18, 2014
About The Unit: As a department in the Office of Career Advancement, UChicago Careers in Business (UCIB) is a selective, three-year program that prepares students with diverse backgrounds, interests, and majors to excel in the business world. UCIB encompasses two distinct programs, each with their own unique curriculum, goals, and student cohorts ? Main UCIB (students interested in general business preparation), and UCIB: Financial Markets (quantitative students primarily interested in proprietary trading and risk management). Designed for talented and ambitious College students in partnership with the top-ranking University of Chicago Booth School of Business, UCIB compliments students' rigorous liberal arts education with (i) weekly workshops with distinguished alumni and business partners, (ii) access to courses and mentors at Booth, (iii) extensive skill-building seminars, (iv) regular site visits with employers in the Chicago region, (v) treks to meet with employers and alumni both domestic and international, and (vi) internships and full-time opportunities with top businesses and corporations around the world. UChicago Careers in Business also offers select programming and general business advising to interested non-UCIB students.

Unit Job Summary: The Assistant Director, UChicago Careers in Business will collaborate with the UCIB team, the Office of Career Advancement, and the Booth School of Business (among others) to demonstrate current expertise in business advising to prepare students for a career business.

Unit Education: Bachelor's degree, required. MBA, preferred.

Unit Experience: A minimum of three years of professional experience working in structured business environment, required Contacts with firms/employees in the business world, required Basic financial modeling experience, required A minimum of 2 years of increased leadership experience in an organization, required Experience making presentations to small and large groups, required Experience working in banking, consulting, corporate finance or marketing environment, preferred Experience working with college-aged students and/or new or recent college graduates, preferred Experience with behavioral and case interviews, preferred

Unit Job Function Competencies: Ability to provide high quality customer service in a fast paced environment; strong interpersonal skills; ability to collaborate and work well with a diverse group of constituents; strong writing and quantitative skills; strong networking skills; ability to efficiently manage large groups; a minimum of intermediate skills in MS Excel and PowerPoint; ability to work evening hours on a weekly basis (generally one day per week); ability to work occasional weekend event; attend continuing education conferences/workshops/conventions/etc. to stay current with recent developments in your field of specialization