Leading at the intersection of people, business, and technology, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation and includes many areas of expertise not found in any other leading institution. The college is comprised of the university’s three accredited business schools, each of which is recognized as among the best in higher education: the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, and the School of Hotel Administration. Our academic research; industry and community engagement; and undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs all reflect the future of business: flexible, collaborative, and cross-disciplinary. The college community includes 244 research faculty, 44,000 alumni, and nearly 3,300 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students. The SC Johnson College of Business has an unparalleled resource base from which to draw—within the college, Cornell Tech in New York City, and Cornell University broadly.
Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.
As part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University continues to transform graduate business education to better prepare graduates for success in tomorrow’s business world. Johnson provides cutting-edge learning experiences that immerse students sooner and deeper in their chosen fields. As an integral part of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business, Johnson students can access the full power of educational and research opportunities across the university to reach deeper competency in their industries and areas of interest. Johnson offers seven different MBA programs, spanning the U.S., Canada, Latin America, Mexico, and China, and is home to award-winning faculty and research.
Johnson’s Career Management Center prepares MBA students from both the residential and executive programs for a competitive job market with advising, workshops, networking, and access to appropriate tools/resources.
Reporting directly to the Director of the Career Management Center for Johnson, this role will serve as our chief advisor to MBA students pursuing careers in high tech. This individual will work closely with key faculty and alumni to conceptualize and implement effective resources and innovative programming for students including lectures, training programs, special events, small-group meetings and individual advising sessions to aid in their job search.
Additionally, the Career Advisor will work directly with faculty, the Johnson High Tech Club, and alumni to provide insight on careers and to facilitate relevant contacts for our MBA students. This role will be chiefly responsible in establishing, cultivating, and managing connections with key companies and organizations that employ MBAs in a wide range of career opportunities in the high tech industry which may include product management, product marketing, operations, business development, account management, data analytics, finance, human resources, leadership rotation programs, and other strategy roles.
Further, the Career Advisor will monitor the employment status of our high tech students, produce periodic updates to senior staff in the Career Management Center about the employment climate, and develop new ways to boost employment numbers and increase student engagement.
- Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience or equivalent required.
- 3+ years of experience in, or familiarity with, the high tech industry.
- Must be familiar with graduate business education, business communication, and corporate etiquette.
- Must have the maturity and judgment to work with students who have 5-10 years of business experience.
- Strong desire to work with students, faculty and employers in a college environment.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
- Strong organizational and project management skills required.
- Ability to work successfully in a team environment.
- An MBA degree or equivalent.
- Successful track record of driving results.
- Experience in coaching and mentoring.
- Experience in bringing on new accounts and customers.
Remote Work Eligibility:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University’s need to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely at a location of their choice in the United States. This position is eligible for ongoing remote-work status, even once the Ithaca campus permits more employees to work on campus. The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
If interested in applying we highly encourage you to include a cover letter with your application to highlight your interest and experience for the position. No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position.
This position is full-time and is eligible for benefits. Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability and diversity initiatives. For more benefit information, follow the link: Cornell Benefits .
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