Associate Director, Career Management Center - Cornell University in Ithaca New York

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Cornell University

Ithaca, New York 14853

United States

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Associate Director, Career Management Center

Conceptualize, design and deliver comprehensive career management advice and curriculum to the Johnson School MBA students focused on finance careers, with a specific focus on those targeting careers in investment banking. The finance programming will include elements such as lectures, training programs, special events, small-group meetings and individual advising sessions. Develop, in concert with the finance faculty, the resources the students can use in their on and off campus search.  Work with the international students interested in finance to understand the recruiting process for international students both domestically and abroad.
Build, develop, and initiate relationships with investment banks. Travel frequently to meet with alumni in investment banks, as well as human resources professionals.  Develop a comprehensive outreach plan to promote constant communication between the banks, career center, student clubs, and finance faculty.
Report to the Assistant Dean for Career Management and provide additional support on an as-needed basis. Assist with the coaching of students and relationship building for all finance students and companies, including capital markets and asset management, managerial finance, sales and trading, and private equity. Attend evening corporate briefings and select weekend club meetings throughout the fall.
Work in cooperation with the finance faculty to arrange fall programming, fall and winter treks, and other projects as needed.  Develop summer webinars for incoming students and participate with summer preparation.  Develop specific finance programming for orientation for incoming students.
Monitor the employment status of the finance students and produce weekly updates to senior staff in the career management center about the employment climate. Develop new ways to boost employment numbers and increase student engagement.
Required Qualifications:
Bachelors with 3-5 years experience or equivalent combination. Must have a minimum of 2-3 years of investment banking experience. Must
be familiar with graduate business education, functional areas of employment in finance, business communication, and corporate etiquette. Must have the maturity and judgment to work with students who have 5-10 years of business experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Strong organizational and project management skills required. Proficiency in using online resources required. Ability to work successfully in a team environment. Strong desire to work with students, faculty and employers in a college environment. Must be willing to travel at least once a month. Must be available to work occasional nights and weekends, with the majority of evening work in the fall.
Preferred Qualifications:
MBA degree preferred with over 5 years of finance experience in more than one type of finance position.

Background check may be required. No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Please apply on or before the closing date of September 19, 2014.


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  • Associate Director, Career Management Center
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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Best if Apply By 2/16/2015