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Career Coach

Apply now Department: 3670025012 Business Adminstration Ins Sp
Job no: 513135
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Business / Accounting / Finance, Human Resources, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 10A

About This Role:

The College of Business Administration is looking to hire a Finance Career Coach to work in the Student Success Center. The career coach will leverage industry-related experience and connections to provide individual guidance to College of Business Students as they evaluate career paths and pursue internship or full-time employment options. In collaboration with CBA faculty and other partners, career coaches provide an added level of support necessary to prepare business students for career success in a highly competitive environment. Career coaches also serve an important role to develop and maintain meaningful relationships with CBA employers to expand opportunities for current and future students. The career coach duties include:

  • Meet one-on-one with Finance students to provide guidance on career options, job search techniques, and professional contacts.
  • Participate in delivery of the Career Accelerator course and support other career development program activities.
  • Maintain active relationships with Finance department faculty to ensure career development needs are met for students in the program.
  • Support the Finance Scholars Program by assisting with the selection process, program management and attending student trips.
  • Assist with the organization of Finance Week activities and serve as co-advisor for the Student Finance Association.
  • Develop employer relationships and maintain database of available positions in various Finance industry segments.
  • Participate on committees and complete other projects as assigned by the program director.

Why Join Us:

Our goal is to provide excellent undergraduate and graduate degree programs that will prepare students to become successful business professionals in an increasingly diverse and interconnected workplace. The College's comparative advantage derives from a strong, inclusive family culture, a diverse and well-qualified student population, a faculty committed to high-quality research and teaching, dedicated staff, and strong support from alumni and the business community. The College is accredited by AACSB in both business administration and accounting.

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Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree with a major or emphasis in Finance.
  • Five or more years professional experience in private sector employee recruitment, HR, or finance related experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications (Word; Excel; PowerPoint).
  • Commitment to understanding one's own experiences and perspectives as well as the experiences and perspectives of diverse others in an effort to cultivate strong relationships and collaboration.

Other Requirements:

  • Ability to travel for purposes of developing employer relationships
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours (evenings and weekends) as needed
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

In order to receive full consideration, please upload the following documents:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Three professional references with contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by June 26, 2022.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$65,000 – $75,000 commensurate with experience

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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