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Washington University of St. Louis Career Consultant - Data Science/Data Analysis (Part-Time) - Career Center - 50075 in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is part-time and works approximately 10-15 hours per week during the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. during the academic year (August through May). Actual hours and days are scheduled based on the needs of our students and the availability of each of our Career Consultants. Attendance at monthly team meetings as well as orientation/training is required.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Career Center, located in the Danforth University Center on the Danforth Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

A Career Consultant will provide both individual and group career advising to undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni supporting them through all stages of the career development process. The successful candidate will coach and advise students who are interested in their specific professional area(s) of expertise (architecture, communications, data science, etc.) as well as provide general advising to those exploring and considering other industries/fields.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide guidance on career exploration, job, transitional program and internship searches, networking, interviewing, resume, cover letter and portfolio development, salary negotiations, workplace etiquette and the graduate school application process.
  2. Document advising notes.
  3. Follow-up with students.
  4. Work on special projects (serve on a committee, develop workshop curriculum, etc.).
  5. Develop and maintain relationships with campus partners and faculty, as needed.
  6. Other tasks, as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related area with at least five years of full-time, related professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in related area.
  • Advanced interpersonal communication skills.
  • Independent learning capabilities.
  • Innovative thinking.
  • Agility and adaptability.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is typically $24.66 - $32.06 per hour and is largely determined by a candidate's experience.

Pre-Employment Screening

All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.

Department Summary

The Career Center supports students and alumni as they transform their passions, education, and skills into purposeful career paths by teaching lifelong career development strategies and by connecting our diverse students, alumni, and employers. Our goal is for all graduates to leave Washington University in St. Louis with fundamental career management skills.

The Career Consultants help to ensure the success of every WashU student by providing excellent and attentive career coaching/advising, using a number of approaches including 1:1 appointments, developing and delivering workshops, and planning other related programs. Career Consultants draw from their industry work experience, knowledge and expertise to assist students and alumni in their own career exploration and planning.

Please visit https://students.wustl.edu/career-center/ to learn more about the Career Center.

Benefits

This position is not eligible to receive benefits.

Applicant Special Instructions

Please include a cover letter in addition to a resume.

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Career Consultant - Data Science/Data Analysis (Part-Time) - Career Center - 50075

Job ID: 50075

Location: Danforth - Main Campus

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

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