Proficiency in English and Chinese (Mandarin) verbal and written
Full – Time
One Year, renewable
Yes, International, up to 50% travel to Nanjing China
American Co-Director HNC (primary), Director Global Careers (secondary)
March 18, 2019
$50,000 - $70,000
Yes, while state side in the U.S.
The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies is in search of a Career Services Counselor for the Hopkins Nanjing Center (HNC). The Career Services Counselorsupports HNC students and alumni in student career advising, employer outreach and development, and programing. In addition, the Career Services Counselor serves as the employer relationship manager for a portfolio of preferred employers for the Asia Pacific Region. For a full description of the role see below.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
A division of The Johns Hopkins University, the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today’s critical issues. We have campuses in Washington, DC, Bologna, Italy, and Nanjing, China.
The Career Services Counselor is be based in Washington, DC with extended stay in China for up to six months at a time, the majority of support of the HNC will most directly occur during two or three long stays in residence in Nanjing for approximately 60-90 days each.
Free lodging, an on campus apartment at HNC while on assignment in China.
Weekly food stipend when traveling abroad.
Student Career Advising
Advises HNC students on their professional development requirements and other related matters through individual counseling and group work
Advises in person (SAIS DC), or remotely (SAIS Europe) SAIS students interested in professional opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region
Offers in-person same-day appointments to SAIS DC students at regularly set times
Collects data on student employment aspirations, demand and success in finding work
Holds regular office hours during periods in residence in Nanjing for walk-in student career support and for predetermined periods of time while working at SAIS in Washington DC
Supports and implements professional development events and activities of students
Employer Outreach and Development
Actively fosters and maintains relations with targeted employers and professional associations in all sectors in China and Asia more generally (private, public, nonprofit and public sectors)
Develops and maintains supportive relations with HNC alumni in the above-mentioned sectors and institutions, in coordination with the SAIS DC Office of Development and Alumni Relations
Engages alumni to actively support the professional development of students
Monitors sector and institutional employment and compensation trends
Identifies new job and internship opportunities. Posts positions in Handshake so that in addition to students at the Hopkins-Nanjing Center, the information is also available to all SAIS/HNC students and alumni
Develops new partnerships and collaborations with employers to aid students in reaching their professional goals and report/track outreach on the JHU Employer Engagement Platform (EEP)
Actively fosters student resume collection by potential employers
Recruits, plans and arranges on-campus presentations and interviews from potential employers
Fosters positive contacts with a variety of national and international employers
Markets SAIS/HNC talent to increase opportunities for student employment and internships
Participates in and may lead key aspects of career services offerings at Hopkins-Nanjing Center. Collaborates with HNC Alumni Relations Coordinator and other HNC staff as needed
Plans, collects and organizes employer and internship data and contacts in all sectors
Develops and conducts professional development workshops and required career courses for HNC students
Designs and implements annual career treks
Provides input to career services in Washington, D.C. and Bologna on employment practices and opportunities in China. Serves as JHU SAIS employer relationship manager for SAIS/HNC preferred employers in Asia
Participates in Global Career staff meetings
Contributes to JHU/SAIS strategic and operating plans
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s and 1 year of experience – where additional education can substitute for required experience.
Verbal and written language proficiency in English and Chinese (Mandarin)
Three or more years of experience in student services preferably in higher education, or in a related employer human resource area
Three or more years of experience in career advising, programming, and student affairs
Significant experience in representing organizational interests to external clients
Significant experience living and working in China in a bilingual English/Chinese speaking environment
Internal Number: 14495-en_US
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.