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Experiential Education & Career Advisor

Apply now Job no: 9552
Work type: Full Time
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Categories: Staff/Administration, Experiential Education & Career Services, Calendar Year (12-Month), Hybrid



Provides career and experiential education advising and related services to support students in their career planning and job search


Diversity and Inclusion

Embracing diversity for a richly inclusive community is a Guiding Principle at JWU. Our students, faculty and staff have varied backgrounds, experiences and perspectives that unite us as one community and contribute to our success. We are committed to enhancing the diversity of our workforce teams and we encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Johnson & Wales University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.


Essential Job Functions

  • Advises students on experiential education programs and collaborates with faculty to support seamless and quality experiences for students and employers
  • Researches, approves and manages employer sites for experiential education opportunities for students
  • Collaborates with employers and faculty in the evaluation of student performance and grades
  • Meets with students to advise on various job search activities, such as self-assessment, career planning, networking, resume development and interviewing
  • Responsible for actively engaging students and clubs and organizations to drive in-person and virtual student appointments 
  • Supports students searching for employment and internships as well as other related experiential programs
  • Delivers student workshops on various career topics; teaches the career management course as needed
  • Communicates with various stakeholders, including students, faculty, parents and university staff, to provide information on department programs and services
  • Answers questions from various constituents in a professional and appropriate manner, following department and university guidelines for information sharing and efficient service
  • Participates in various career events
  • Maintains records and collects data per department guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working in career services, experiential education or other related experience


Please note: Qualified candidates must live or relocate within a daily commuting distance of the Providence Campus location upon hire.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis until job posting is closed.

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