A graduate school founded by the world-renowned Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the MGH Institute's mission is to educate health professionals and advance care for a diverse society through leadership in academic and clinical excellence, service and research. Operating as an affiliate of MGH and Partners HealthCare, the MGH Institute offers unparalleled opportunities for students to learn and work alongside expert practitioners in a variety of hospital, clinical, and community settings. The MGH Institute is located in the historic Charlestown Navy Yard, overlooking downtown Boston, in a fully renovated, state-of-the-art facility. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the MGH Institute was recently listed as the 23rd largest graduate school in Greater Boston by the Boston Business Journal.
Reporting to the Dean of Student Affairs, the part-time Career Services Coordinator will promote and deliver all career-related services for students in consultation with programs. The Coordinator will also work with programs, Alumni Affairs and potential employers to develop relationships to include mentoring as well as employment opportunities.
Organizes and leads workshops that include self-assessment, resume preparation, interviewing and networking skills, and other career-related issues. These workshops may be delivered collaboratively with graduate programs, or as independent programs. 25%
Offers individual counseling appointments onsite or virtually; schedules mock interviews sessions for students. Provides career counseling to graduate students and alumni to develop effective job-search strategies as well as exploring the full range of employment opportunities and career paths both regionally and nationally. 25%
Develops, implements and maintains currency of a job posting directory available to students and alumni. Offers career-related panel discussions, speaker events, and other programming in consultation with student groups, programs and employers. Initiates discussion with employer representatives to encourage their participation in recruiting students. Collaborates with Alumni Affairs on its Alumni Career Network. 25%
Develops and maintains electronic resources for graduate students, including library material, website information, handouts, and databases. Develops and implements an appropriate on-going communication strategy with students and alumni with particular focus on social media . 20%
Analyzes and evaluates career-related programs and software. Participates in the use and interpretation of career-related assessments and inventories. Develops annual reporting and statistical analysis on services provided. 5%
a) Administrative Skills- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; customer-oriented. Well-developed presentation skills; ability to handle multiple tasks and frequent interruptions effectively; strong organizational skills.
b) Technical Skills- Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and career-related software. Current on social media and other web resources appropriate for position.
c) Physical Capabilities – The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and talk. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Some travel is necessary in this position.
Undergraduate degree required with graduate degree preferred and at least 2-5 years of professionally responsible career development experience. A working knowledge of career development theory and familiarity with a variety of career assessment/ inventories is required. An understanding of IHP health professions is desirable. Must possess the capacity for effective collaboration and communication with students, faculty, administrators and employers. Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a contributing team member is required. Experience with information technology and the use of the Internet as a counseling tool. Working to deadlines, and handling multiple priorities is needed. A high degree of familiarity with a variety of software packages for word-processing (Word), and spreadsheets (Excel) is needed. Must also possess the ability to write clearly and concisely, as there is involvement in preparing material for instructional and web based material.
TBD but minimally provides budgetary needs for services offered.
Work is performed in a growing, dynamic institution; deadlines, meetings, and high demand from multiple constituencies. Fast-paced office environment with occasional nights and week-ends required.
While the coordinator should be somewhat experienced in the above career related services, there will be time needed to orient him/her to the IHP’s programs as well as their differing job markets both locally and nationally.
Position is part-time.
Please apply online at www.mghcareers.org  to Job ID: 2235702