This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Management
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service – Qatar is pleased to announce it’s accepting applications for the position of Career Services Manager. Responsible for helping SFS-Q students and graduates develop a strong understanding of career options, the Career Services Manager will provide students with the tools, knowledge and skills to engage with prospective employers. This person will be a member of the Outreach & Business Development (OBD) team, working with colleagues to ensure internships and full-time career opportunities across a broad range of business sectors are made available to existing students and SFS-Q alumni. Critical to this role is building professional relationships with students as well as prospective employers, and maintaining current knowledge of local, regional and international employment markets and trends.
Through individual counseling, group workshops, and community programming, advise students on the wide variety of careers open to them in the regional and international arena, and prepare them with the tools, experience and strategies necessary to obtain appropriate positions after graduation;
Work with Office of Outreach and Business
Development colleagues to develop relationships with employers in both Qatar and the wider region that are able to provide career opportunities in areas of interest to our student body and alumni
Work closely with the Academic Affairs team to help identify appropriate options for postgraduate study, particularly where further vocational study forms part of a student’s longer term career strategy
Employ Career Services best practices and maintain professional association with Georgetown main campus Career Development Center and other student and graduate career-related professional organizations
Oversee the on-campus career fair and manage onsite and offsite recruitment and career information activities that connect relevant employers with our student body
Establish and manage the different employment programs offered to SFS-Q students and alumni (internships and full-time jobs)
In conjunction with the Vocational Counselor, maintain employment records for each student and advise students on the suitability of the employment opportunities they are seeking.
Masters degree / Post Graduate Diploma in Careers Management or other related field
Five or more years experience in the field of career development
Prior experience working with students in an advisory role
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proven performance in career services
The ability to multi-task, as well as strong organizational skills
Some experience of providing career support services for alumni/ adult recruitment services would be preferred
Career professional training certificates such as AGCAS is a plus
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with database management and administration.
This position is based in Doha, Qatar.
Georgetown University offers attractive benefits, including a tuition assistance plan. We encourage qualified applicants to submit a cover letter and resume online to job number 2013-0431C.
Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity in the workplace.
Please appply to: http://www12.georgetown.edu/hr/employment_services/joblist/job_description.cfm?CategoryID=7&RequestNo=20130431
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