• Senior Career Advisor

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Senior Career Advisor serves the undergraduate and graduate student population for the Boston campus.


    • Collaborate with the Director of CPCD Boston to design and implement annual strategic plan for delivering career services to the Boston campus programs.
    • Administer implementation of departmental strategies for the CPCD Boston career advisor team
    • Prioritize annual goals based on assessments and evaluations of previous services and events, and student requests
    • Advise students regarding career development, graduation, and employment strategy
    • Present educational workshops on fundamental career development topics in classroom, panel, guest speaker, and student organization formats
    • Create workshops to meet professional development and learning outcomes in partnership with faculty
    • Serve as CPCD liaison for assigned academic programs in Boston to foster partnerships with faculty and staff
    • Establish ongoing information exchange to support student referrals between academic programs and the CPCD.
    • Assist students with connecting experiences in and out of the classroom with their career aspirations
    • Contribute to the department’s data collection efforts following policies and protocols, and preparation of departmental and university reports
    • Responsible for annual assessments
    • Serve as CPCD liaison for committees and programs with other University departments
    • Coordinate campus alumni engagement efforts with the Senior Alumni Engagement Associate; supports deans/faculty with recruitment of alumni as campus guests and mentors
    • Create the CPCD Boston communications strategy with the Digital Engagement and Communications Coordinator to maximize messaging, branding, and visibility
    • Assist with the enhancement and ongoing maintenance of the CPCD Blackboard site, reference and instructional materials, and Cardinal Link CRM system
    • Maintain working knowledge of assigned employment markets through employer and alumni interviews and industry resources; report trends and changes to CPCD and relevant academic programs; and identify internship opportunities
    • Participate in annual University events (Orientation, Open Houses, Resource Fairs, academic ceremonies) and University Advancement events as needed
    • Assist with managing departmental electronic communication
    • Participate in retreats and professional development
    • As needed, available to work some evening and weekends

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.




    • Master’s degree
    • Three years of experience in career advising or coaching on a college campus
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver energetic and engaging presentations
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to follow procedures and protocol establish by supervisor.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software
    • Ability to work effectively and independently in a fast paced environment
    • Occasional travel to satellite campuses


    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.



    Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.



    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.


    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.



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