Interested in being part of a mission-driven and joyful team helping students and alums develop their career- confidence, curiosity, and courage? Then join us!


Career Coach (posting # S4383PO)

We are seeking a Career Coach to lead our Business & Entrepreneurship and our Food, Environment & Sustainability Interest Groups.  These networks connect students to the people, opportunities, and resources they need to graduate career ready.

Leverage your excellent networking stills to develop and foster a robust network of people to guide and encourage students/alums in building their employability capital. As part of our Networking Team, you will play a critical role in bridging the gap between job seekers and job opportunities; between those with questions and alums who have career advice to offer; and between uncertain students and the faculty & staff who see their talents. You’ll teach students how to leverage the Interest Group networks; guide them in developing an awareness of their values, interests, skills, and competencies; coach them on how to find and pursue relevant experiences; and advise them in producing effective application materials. Your team of Peer Leaders will help you envision and execute regular communications, plus a signature event, for each of your Interest Groups. 

Enjoy a relaxed and highly productive work environment full of laughter and comradery; up to 2 days/week remote (in accordance with university telework policy); and great university benefits (including tuition remission).

A successful coach must be able to facilitate career development across social identities, be a creative problem solver, and be invested in actively advancing efforts to increase justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. They must also possess knowledge of career development and coaching, be an effective networker, and be skilled in program development and facilitation. Additionally, they will be well versed in effective communication, willing to “fail forward,” and have bachelor’s degree + 3 years related experience (or equivalent combination of education and experience).

Applicant review starts June 16.

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The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.

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