This is a Permanent, Full-time position.Category: Education
Primary Purpose of the Position:(Key purpose, functions, roles):
*Develop strong relationships with, advise and coach MBA students and alumni in transition to new
*Develop strong relationships with targeted employers, industry representatives, and alumni to
increase employment opportunities, expand the contact database and grow new partnerships:
*Function as member of the Career Centre leadership team
*Survey graduates of the MBA and Bachelor of Commerce Energy Management programs to confirm
*Undergraduate degree in a related field required
*MBA degree or equivalent and career coaching experience or certification are an asset
*7 to 10 years’ experience in a professional services environment, especially a human resources
talent management, career services, or employment consulting environment
*Experience in marketing and business development an asset
*Knowledge of industry, job market and associated trends, in order to target industries and employers
*Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
*Experience developing and sustaining relationships with individuals from a wide variety of social,
ethnic, and economic backgrounds (ranging from CEOs to potential graduate students)
*Experience working with, coaching, and advising high performing individuals
*Ability to lead and/or participate on multiple team projects
*Ability to interact with corporate recruiters and facilitate their successful recruitment of students
*Strong interest in business and the ability to understand business functional areas or industries (i.e.
energy, marketing, technology, finance, banking, consulting, etc.), develop metrics and evaluation
systems, and evaluate the effectiveness of programs and services
*Experience working with minimal supervision, performing under pressure, planning ahead by
anticipating problems and forecasting outcomes, and dealing with difficult individuals while maintaining
*Understanding of higher education issues such as student development, counseling, and the unique
needs of graduate students
*Proficient in the use of computers and very comfortable with a highly computerized environment,
including database management and online technology
*Comfort with and/or experience in administering and interpreting results from career assessment
This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase III.
To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Management and Staff Careers website.
About the University of Calgary
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
Salary: This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase III
Job ID #10452
The Haskayne School of Business has more than 3,000 full and part-time students currently enrolled
in Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and Executive Education programs. The School boasts over 21,000
alumni in 60 countries. The School offers a full range of business degree programs. The vision of the
Haskayne School of Business is to be an internationally recognized centre of excellence for business
education, research, and community outreach, with a special emphasis on the distinct elements that
define Calgary and Alberta: energy, entrepreneurship, and ethical leadership.
The Haskayne Career Centre offers MBA students and alumni valuable professional skill development
programs, one-on-one coaching, a senior mentorship program, and the opportunity for MBA students
to participate in a summer internship, all designed to assist our MBA students in meeting their career
The Economist magazine ranked the Haskayne School of Business dedicated Career Centre #1 in the
world in terms of diversity of job opportunities offered. In their most recent annual survey, MBA.com
found that 61% of companies recruit graduate students on campus and 99% of employers were
satisfied with their MBA employees.
Reporting to the Manager, Haskayne Career Centre, the MBA Career Consultant works in a noisy,
high traffic area with frequent interruptions and must allow for a flexible schedule, as work will involve
some evenings and weekends. Work is driven by constant deadlines and ambiguity requiring unique
resolutions. Peak periods are: September to November and January to April, which are demanding
due to the high volume of MBA student and recruiter contacts. The incumbent delivers career and
employment counseling to diverse domestic and a growing population of international students,
including MBA, EMBA, other business graduate students, and alumni.