Career Advisor

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Global Education Movement at Southern New Hampshire University

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2023

We are one growing team with one powerful goal — and as a global leader in education, we strive for a workforce that reflects the individual differences of our learning community. We believe that our employees can be their best selves when they can be their true selves. That is why we’re committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion in which all our employees feel welcomed, valued and empowered. Together, we will shape the future of education by transforming lives beginning with yours.

Our Workforce Is Expanding Beyond New Hampshire!

We have remote work opportunities available in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

The Opportunity

The Career Advisor I provides career exploration, resume, cover letter, interviewing preparation, job search assistance, career assessment interpretation and outreach to a diverse population of students and alumni. You will develop relationship with the student advising teams and evaluate and maintain up to date, vertical specific employment resources. As a Career Advisor, you will work with career advising team lead and colleagues to contribute to the success of career services and student success programs. This is a remote friendly position (#LI-Remote) and you will report directly to our Career Advising Team Lead.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENT: Your schedule would be 8 - 4:30 PM with 1 late night scheduled Monday-Thursday from 12:30 - 9 PM per your time zone. Your late night will not exceed 10 PM EST and we will adjust per your time zone as needed.

In this Role You'll Get To:

  • You will uphold SNHU’s Mission, Vision, Core Values and Core Competencies

  • Use systems and reporting daily to positively improve student career outcomes, success, and satisfaction

  • Deliver upon the Customer Experience (CX) framework in every interaction

  • Demonstrate a commitment to improve

  • Review internal communication channels to stay informed and ensure delivery of accurate information

  • Follow policies within University Catalog and Employee Handbook

  • You will perform strategic outreach per an established communication plan to assigned student/alumni population to support career development and exploration, job market preparation, job/internship search and employment in-field of study.

  • Manage inbound outreach from students and alumni looking for career support.

  • Input employment data and case management notes into student files.

  • You will partner with employer relations and other teams to direct activities, job search and multiple career services to help students obtain sustainable, market-based employment.

  • Create student development and career plans.

  • Represent Career Services at different events.

  • Help with commencement ceremonies and reception events

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

What we're Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 1+ years of experience in career advising, counseling, human resources, or recruiting.

  • Experience with computer applications – must demonstrate proficiency in Word, Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets) and databases.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evening hours

Nice to have:

  • Experience with professional social media platforms

  • Experience working with special employment needs for a variety of populations.

  • Knowledge of career coaching/counseling theories, models and techniques as they apply to lifelong development, gender, age and ethnic background

  • Familiarity with career development assessments, with emphasis on relating appropriate career development assessments to the population served (MBTI and Focus II Assessment)

Thinking about the job, but not sure you should apply? We still want to hear from you.

We recognize that not everyone enters the world of work with the same advantage, opportunity, and privilege. This is why your skills and experiences are important to us. Take the leap and apply, you just might be the person we are looking for!

Are Benefits Important to You?

We offer exceptional benefits, many available starting on the first day of employment:

Anthem BlueCross affordable, low-deductible Medical insurance available on day one

Low to no-cost Dental, Vision and Life Insurance options

5 weeks of Paid Time Off that starts accruing on day one & Paid Holidays

A Retirement Plan with a 9% Employer Funded annual contribution

Tuition Benefits with family offerings

Who Are We?

SNHU employees are a team in every sense. Separately, we understand that each individual brings unique experiences, perspectives and ideas to create a vibrant work environment. Together we share common values of honesty, acceptance and accountability working as a unified force toward a common goal: to transform the lives of learners. By joining our team, you join us in our vision. Together, we’ll shape the future of education by transforming lives—beginning with yours.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Remote work disclaimer

Please note that this is a remote eligible position. At SNHU, we ask that our remote employees have access to a reliable internet connection and a dedicated, properly equipped workspace at a fixed location within the United States (in one of the approved states as reflected above) that is free of distractions and dependencies.

Please note that a background check is required for employment.