Brown University — Career Advisor

Career Advisor
Center for Careers and Life After Brown
Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

The Career Advisor provides counseling and advising at both general and industry-specific levels – e.g., translating liberal arts education into specific work opportunities and career paths; in 1:1 and group formats as appropriate for content and time requirements; offered within CareerLAB and via other venues across campus. Counseling/advising efforts should be aligned with, integrated with, and supportive of broader campus advising initiatives.

Please note: This position is a 24-28 hour per week part-time position for the duration of Brown’s academic year (late August through late May/ early June).


  • Bachelor’s degree and 3- 5 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Advanced degree preferred.
  • Advanced understanding of and ability to articulate and advance Brown’s educational philosophy, culture, curriculum, and approach to advising; interest in and ability to engage, collaborate with, educate, and support students in translating their Brown experience into lives of meaning and purpose; and ability to collaborate with faculty on integrating work with curricular goals.
  • Professional networks and understanding of and experience with organizational recruiting and talent development (for profit and nonprofit); knowledge of specific clusters of industries
  • Ability to build relationships leading to engagement of employers and alumni with Brown, students, and faculty.
  • Ability to develop and execute relevant programs for students, employers, and other constituencies
  • Collaborative workstyle, strong team player; open-mindedness, inclusiveness and flexibility; ability to work and build collaborations with diverse communities
  • Outward focus, change orientation, initiative, and ability to execute and sustain new efforts; focus on learning, data and assessment, documentation, constant improvement, and ownership and accountability.
  • Attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work evening and weekend events/ programs.

To View More Details and To Apply, please use this link to the position on Brown’s Career Site:

Applicants are required to use the Brown Career Site to apply for the position and to submit their resume, cover letter and any related documents. Please check the status of your application through the account you create when you apply.

All offers of employment are contingent upon consent to a criminal background check and education verification with results satisfactory to Brown.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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