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Career Advisor and Content Lead

Apply now Job no: 534200
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Business Administration/Management, Education, Student Life/Services

Department: Lundquist College of Business
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $50,000 - $55,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2024-2025
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

July 22, 2024; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:
1. A resume/CV.
2. A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum, and if applicable, preferred qualifications for the position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process. Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete. In order to ensure consideration, please submit your application materials prior to or on the listed review date.

Lundquist is interested in finding the best candidate for the job and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We encourage you to apply, even if you don’t think you meet every one of our preferred qualifications--use your application to let us know what excites you about the role and what transferable skills or other qualities you would bring.

To receive a copy of the full position description, please send an email to lundquisthr@uoregon.edu.

Department Summary

Since 1914 the Charles H. Lundquist College of Business has taught its students the critical skills they need to think for themselves, to be leaders in a dynamic world, and to make better decisions on behalf of the people and resources they manage. We are a top business school with a unique mission and vision that draws strength from our links to the Pacific Rim and the distinctive qualities of Oregon culture: innovation, sustainability, active lifestyles, financial stewardship, and respect for individuality and diversity within an increasingly global community.

Position Summary

The main objective of the Career Advisor and Content Lead role is to enhance the career readiness of Lundquist undergraduate and graduate students through career advising and content creation. The advisor will meet with students individually and in groups to help them understand their options in their job or internship search. They will provide career guidance, assist students in identifying their strengths and interests, and help them develop strategies for their internship and job search.

In addition to individual advising, the career advisor will manage the content on Mohr’s student-facing website and be the point person for executing the student-facing communications plan. They will also organize career-related events and programs and serve as the instructor for internship credits.

This position reports to the Associate Director for Career Strategy and will work closely with the Office of Advising and Student Experience, Office of Employer & Alumni Engagement, Lundquist staff and faculty, and student clubs. The role may also require occasional work in the evenings and weekends.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in counseling, education, business, or related field.
• Experience designing and offering training, events, and/or workshops.

Professional Competencies

• Proficient in business software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams, LinkedIn, and other social media and the use of electronic resources in the career exploration and job search process.
• Strong skills in establishing effective working relationships with stakeholders, e.g., students, employers, faculty, staff, and administrators.
• Superior customer service skills when interacting professionally with students, corporate recruiters, faculty, administrators, and staff.
• Exceptional written and oral communication and public speaking skills.
• Demonstrated effectiveness in organization, collaboration, and problem-solving.
• Ability to work independently to resolve issues in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.
• Strong intercultural communication skills and a firm understanding of the varying needs of our diverse student body.
• Commitment to continuous improvement, including tracking and reporting on own work.
• Demonstrated commitment to student development and serving diverse populations.
• Demonstrated ability to create a hospitable and inclusive environment.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in counseling, education, business, or related field.
• Three years of progressively responsible experience in education, business, or career services including prior career advising experience in higher education and/or private industry-specific.
• Prior experience developing and tracking metrics to gauge progress using a CRM or similar tool.

FLSA Exempt: Yes


All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit https://hr.uoregon.edu/about-benefits.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy (including pregnancy-related conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including family medical history), ancestry, familial status, citizenship, service in the uniformed services (as defined in federal and state law), veteran status, expunged juvenile record, and/or the use of leave protected by state or federal law in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Office of Investigations and Civil Rights Compliance. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed here.

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