Assistant Director, Career Services - Masters of Science in Computational Finance-2014651
: Job Summary
Carnegie Mellon is a private, global research university, internationally known in artificial intelligence, the performing arts, business administration, economics and computer science. The Masters of Science in Computational Finance (MSCF) program, ranked one of the top-ranked quantitative finance programs in the country, is the joint venture between four Carnegie Mellon colleges, the Tepper School of Business, the Math Department in Mellon College of Science, the Statistics and Data Science Department in Dietrich School of Social Sciences and the Heinz College for programming.
The MSCF Career Services department is searching for an Assistant Director to join the team as part of the Pittsburgh office. This is an excellent opportunity if you thrive in an interesting work environment. In this role, you will be responsible for advising students, building workshops and events, employer development, and database management.
Core responsibilities will include:
Student Advising/Consultation: Provide MSCF students and alumni individual assistance in defining career options, developing employment skills, and job-search strategies. Use industry insights to provide individual and group career coaching.
Career Development Workshops/Events: Develop, coordinate, and facilitate training and skill development workshops to include resume preparation, job-search strategies, interview skills, and experiential learning preparation. Plan and implement annual alumni mock interviews, alumni career panels, corporate presentations and on campus recruiting events and interviews.
Employer Development: Identify and engage with employers to expand internship and full-time employment opportunities for the program.
Assist in the development and maintenance of an effective employer relationship program; participate in efforts with regional and national companies through site visits (travel), mail campaigns, and marketing; update and revise recruiter-focused materials annually.
Resource Development and Database Management: Coordinate resources in support of programming and student career development to support students in meeting the accelerated recruiting timelines. Handle career services job database to ensure effective student and employer engagement.
Additional: Collaborate with MSCF and career services team to facilitate communication with external and internal partners. Plan, implement and evaluate innovative programming as market trends change.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within MSCF. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a dynamic population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
You should demonstrate:
Strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills (including public speaking), aptitude with numbers and statistical/mathematical analysis techniques, self-confidence, and persuasiveness.
Knowledge of the campus recruiting process and capability to interact efficiently with corporate recruiters and facilitate successful recruitment of graduate students.
Excellent organizational, time management and planning skills, including the ability to prioritize multiple high-priority demands from different constituents.
Capacity to market the MSCF program and inspire confidence.
Detail-orientation, the aptitude to "see the big picture," self-starter, computer literate (MS Office Suite and databases).
You should be able to travel domestically, specifically between the Pittsburgh and New York locations as needed for large events.
Bachelor's degree in business, financial engineering or counseling required; Master's degree preferred.
Minimum one year of experience, preferably in a financial services firm or working with career services/recruiting required; five years of related experience preferred. Active membership in relevant professional organizations desired.
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Carnegie Mellon University is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.
Job Function: Student Services
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Time Type: Full Time
Minimum Education Level: Master's Degree or equivalent
Internal Number: 2014651
About Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon (www.cmu.edu) is a private, internationally ranked research university with programs in areas ranging from science, technology and business, to public policy, the humanities and the arts. More than 12,000 students in the university’s seven schools and colleges benefit from a small student-to-faculty ratio and an education characterized by its focus on creating and implementing solutions for real problems, interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation. A global university, Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the United States is in Pittsburgh, Pa. It has campuses in California’s Silicon Valley and Qatar, and programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Mexico.