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Boston University ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, MSBA CAREER COACH, Questrom School of Business, Academic Departments in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Assistant Director, MSBA Career Coach provides career development services to BU Questrom School of Business MS in Business Analytics students through individual career coaching sessions, workshops, website and social media content, and other innovative programming, both on campus and virtually. The Assistant Director takes a proactive role in the planning, development, and implementation of strategies to promote career development services and activities, coordinating with the schools other career-related programming and initiatives. The Assistant Director will optimize seamless student support by tracking and communicating information through written notes and verbal conversations, documenting the details of student interactions/appointments as well as employment and outcomes. This individual will engage in professional development to stay abreast of best practices and developments in career education and share relevant information with colleagues and students. This position must be available for occasional flexible hours.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree and five to eight years working experience are required.

  • Master's degree preferred, especially one related to business or higher education or counseling.

  • Experience providing career coaching or counseling to graduate students or early professionals preferred.

  • Experience working with a diverse and international group of students or advisees preferred.

  • Track record of successfully introducing and implementing new process improvements and initiatives.

  • Strong presentation and communication skills.

  • Fluent with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Google Docs.

  • High degree of proactiveness and self-awareness.

  • Familiarity with Handshake, Blackboard or similar higher education career platforms and learning management systems is desirable.

    Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement ( within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption ( instructions ( ). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources ( site.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience