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Coach, Career and Professional Development

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Work type: Restricted
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Graziadio Business School, Academic Support, Career Services

This role will provide career coaching for the students in the Full-time MS programs at Graziadio Business School. Required are superior customer service skills while maintaining a professional demeanor, upholding confidentiality, and ability to independently problem solve and manage conflict. This position works directly with students and helps to guide them on their search for their future careers, provides resources and tools, seeks out ways of building networks and career opportunities. This person empowers students to lead lives of service, purpose, and leadership.


  • Coaching Services: Coach students in career planning and job search preparation, develop students' mindset and skillset to effectively and proactively execute job search strategies, enhance fluency in approaching/interacting/interviewing with employers, increase networking and targeting of potential opportunities, and increase job placement outcomes.
  • Employer Outreach: Build and foster professional relationships with employers and alumni with the ultimate goal of sourcing internships and full-time job opportunities for students. Support and sustain new relationships on an ongoing basis working in conjunction with the Employer Engagement and Alumni Relations staff.
  • Program Development: Develop program offerings and special projects that enhance the services of the Career Office, and enhance student participation throughout their time at Graziadio.
  • Perform other duties as assigned in support of ongoing initiatives for the Career and Professional Development group, including building strong cross-functional relationships and synergy with other departments and staff throughout PGBS.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Bachelor’s Degree in business, counseling, or related. MBA, Masters Degree in business, counseling, or related. One year of experience in higher education. Counseling of students in an academic environment. Design, development and leading workshops. Proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office, Google, database management software.

Preferred: 3-5 years professional experience in coaching or in a business function. Previous experience working in an academic advising environment. Experience with Master’s level business students, Mandarin language skills a plus. Able to lift lightweight packages, able to sit at a desk for a long period of time. Have high energy. Career coaching/counseling in a graduate business school or other similar academic/higher education setting. Experience working with university career services platforms such as Handshake.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Restricted, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

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