Temporary Career Coach (Part-Time)

DATE:                        March 21, 2014
POSITION:                Temporary Career Coach (Part-Time)
LOCATION:               Lake Forest Campus
REPORTS TO:          VP Human Resources & Fundraising

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) is seeking a temporary part-time Career Coach. This individual provides support to the Career Services function. Key area of responsibility: 1:1 coaching engagements with students, prospects and alumni.  The temporary assignment consists of 10-15 hours per week and will begin in May for a total of 12-15 weeks. Face-to-face coaching appointments will be held on the Lake Forest campus or Schaumburg premises, with an option for email/phone/virtual communication as needed (according to client and coach availability).



  • Respond to requests from prospects, students and alumni with expressed need for career assistance, including but not limited to:
    • 1:1 career coaching (face to face, virtual, email, phone)
    • Career resource guidance
  • Deliver individual career coaching to prospects, students and alumni.
    • Topics include, but are not limited to, career management and planning, job search strategies, resume review, mock interviews, self-marketing, and networking.
  • Adhere to all office policies and administrative procedures including accurate timekeeping, maintaining complete advising notes and contact records.
  • Self-manage all scheduling with clients – setting up appointment times, maintaining own schedule, reserving coaching space w/ front desk as needed, etc.

Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience required.  MBA, Master’s degree (HR, Counseling) or advanced degree in business-related area strongly preferred. Coaching/advising/counseling experience strongly preferred, including coursework or certification in aspects of executive or career coaching. Minimum of 5 years’ experience in recruiting, career services, employment assistance, and/or sales. Experience in higher education environment highly desirable. Marketing, communications, student services, and/or alumni relations experience a plus.

CONTACT:    Email resumes to recruiter@lfgsm.edu (Please include the job title in the subject line.)

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