Career Counselor, Graduate Curriculum

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 04 Dec 2023


Campus: Tempe

Career Counselor

Job Description

The Career Services Center at the W. P. Carey School of Business seeks to fill a new position as a Career Counselor – Graduate Curriculum focused on supporting student curriculum and content. The Career Counselor- Graduate Curriculum is a strategic role within the Career Services Center. Career curriculum ensures that the foundational elements that are a part of the student experience for undergraduate and graduate students are realized. These elements also drive student engagement, retention, and employer satisfaction metrics.
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Curriculum, this position works within the Career Services Center to coordinate multiple aspects of graduate focus with an emphasis on MBA career courses taught in W. P. Carey. This includes but is not limited to LMS Management (Canvas), oversight for grading coursework, and assisting, as needed, with curriculum development, activity facilitation, and communicating directly with students as they work towards their career goals. This position will work closely with the Associate Director of Curriculum to develop curriculum and facilitate courses as assigned. The Career Services Center curriculum team accommodates approximately all W. P. Carey students in immersion and online classes. This position will train staff who facilitate the courses, track and report data, and develop learning products and experiences for synchronous and asynchronous engagement.

When you join the W. P. Carey School of Business, you become part of a team of academics and professionals committed to making a positive impact through business education via the lens of our mission, “Business is personal.”  When you join the Career Services team, you will be developing your program design, stakeholder management, content creation, and creative collaboration skillset.

Organizational Status
The Career Counselor - Graduate Curriculum reports primarily to the Associate Director, Curriculum

Job Family

Career Mgmt & Guidance

Department Name

WPC Career Mgmt & Employer Eng



Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$42,000 per year; to commensurate with education and experience

Close Date


Essential Duties

The Career Counselor - Graduate Curriculum achieves results in four key areas of responsibility:

  • Course Administration: Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Curriculum, oversee the day-to-day function of all curriculum delivered by the Career Services Center and respond to assigned student requests and communications through various channels.
  • Curriculum and Program Design: Deliver relevant career programming to drive student engagement and build life-long career capabilities through various channels.
  • Data Collection and Report: In collaboration with colleagues across Career Management, continuously create and improve the quality of student outcomes, career resource utilization, and employment outcomes.
  • Course Instruction and Career Coaching: Maintain sightlines on curriculum delivery and outcomes through facilitation; this includes assigned sections as the instructor of record.
  • (45%) Course Administration - Working with the Associate Director and other team leaders to ensure overall program function for instructors and students.

    • As needed, provide training, guidance, and direction to instructors and student workers for course support.
    • Review and post grades for all courses in PeopleSoft.
    • Coordinate approval for all course overrides, late adds, and capacity override requests with the Program Operations team.
    • Process all student accommodations provided by the Student Accessibility and Inclusive Learning Services team and notify instructors and students about their implementation.
    • Oversee all Canvas site developments and evaluate and incorporate educational technologies to enhance learning (Ex, Quinncia, Big Interview, etc.); Troubleshoot issues with Canvas course sites as needed for instructors; Coordinate with Assoc. Director as necessary for escalation.
    • Respond to student inquiries as part of an engagement strategy with parameters set by the Associate Director.
    • Create and integrate supporting materials and multimedia as necessary.

    (20%) Curriculum and Program Design - Work with the Associate Director and career coaching team to maintain quality and consistency in course content and implementation.

    • Assist the Associate Director of Curriculum with a yearly inventory of course content, delivery methods, and student course objectives in preparation for curriculum reviews conducted with the student-facing leaders and frontline staff and lead to the execution of identified program revisions.
    • In conjunction with the Assoc. Director, lead, and collaborate with coaching teams to create course content aligned with assigned outcomes and objectives.
    • Engage in ongoing professional development to receive training and gain exposure to ideas and trends in career development and adult learning practices

    (5%) Data Collection and Reporting - Data collected from course surveys, instructor evaluations, and other feedback forms will be used to support Career Services initiatives and priorities.  This will provide critical data to measure student outcomes and define operational changes and initiatives.

    • Collaborate with Assoc. Director to compile course outcomes and student evaluation data for analysis for reports at the end of each semester and an academic year overview.
    • Align course surveys and assignments with department-wide procedures for collecting and analyzing FDS & internship employment outcomes.

    (30%) Course Instruction and Career Coaching

    • Facilitate assigned course sections each semester. Facilitation includes but is not limited to, grading assignments, answering student inquiries, and managing Canvas course sites.
    • Annually review outcomes and experiences from assigned course sections and suggest areas for program operation and content improvement.
    • As needed, provides individual, drop-in, and group career coaching services to an assigned student portfolio to develop life-long career capabilities, including career decision-making, narrative, networking, interviewing, etc.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel, or related discipline and 3 years of related experience.  OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

    Desired Qualifications

    • Experience with Handshake, Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and LMS tools
    • Experience with MBA student population, needs, trends, and aligned content
    • Experience in relationship management working with internal and external clients, such as employers, alumni, faculty, and students
    • Experience planning and/or implementing detail-oriented projects
    • Evidence of being organized and prioritizing multiple tasks in a fast-paced and student-oriented environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge of a student-focused and problem-solving approach to working with colleagues
    • Priority given to current ABOR members.
    • Experience in successfully adapting and engaging in a change management environment with critical thinking competencies
    • Experience working in higher education, human resources, curriculum design, and/or communications
    • Experience in facilitation in synchronous and asynchronous learning environments

    Working Environment

    • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding, and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (10%)
    • Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 25 pounds (15%)
    • Regular activities require the ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
    • Ability to communicate to perform essential functions.
    • Regular use of standard office equipment includes computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone, and associated computer/technology peripherals.
    Flexible Work Options:
    • Alternative work schedules can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hours schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.
    • Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required.

    Department Statement

    The W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University is the largest business school in the United States with more than 20,000 students and 120,000+ alumni worldwide. From our world-renowned faculty representing six continents to thousands of outstanding students who join us every year, the W. P. Carey School welcomes diversity and encourages global thinking.

    The W. P. Carey School is internationally recognized for its leadership in business education, groundbreaking research and innovation, and renowned faculty, making us one of the top-ranked business schools in the country.
    W. P. Carey prides itself on being a place “where business is personal.” Business is personal means that kindness, courtesy, and respect lead our actions. We care for each other and support one another. We’re proud of that commitment, and look forward to it shaping your experience at W. P. Carey.  Learn more at . 

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    ASU is a comprehensive public research university, measured not by whom it excludes, but by whom it includes and how they succeed; advancing research and discovery of public value; and assuming fundamental responsibility for the economic, social, cultural and overall health of the communities it serves.

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    Instructions to Apply

    Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

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