Conducts individual 50-minute meetings with graduate students and postdocs who seek help with interviewing and public speaking skills, providing positive, constructive feedback as well as concrete tips and strategies on general and specific oral communication needs.
Develops and delivers oral communications-related workshops and programs across campus, managing their organization, promotion, and logistics.
Leads and expands upon existing GRADTalk programs such as the Three Minute Thesis Competition, and Expand Your Perspective's public speaking series and podcast.
Directs students and postdocs to other resources as needed, records advising notes in Symplicity at the end of each session, and responds to follow-up inquiries from students and postdocs by email.
Partners with other members of the graduate career development team to offer and present workshops and programs.
Coordinates with campus partners to design and customize workshops and programs to fit the needs of various populations of graduate students and postdocs.
Trains and leads a team of 2-4 graduate student GRADTalk Consultants including hiring new Consultants as needed; serves as primary reporting contact for Consultants and manages workflow and calendar coordination for all GRADTalk advising and programs.
Conducts mock interviews, reviews resumes and cover letters, and coordinates other interview related programming in both individual and group settings.
Develops original content for career related publications and assists with the editing and distribution of Career Services communications materials.
Performs other related work as needed.
Two or more years of professional communications coaching experience.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Proficiency in MS PowerPoint.
Working knowledge using shared online calendars.
Professional email etiquette.
Excellent oral communication skills.
Outstanding interpersonal skills.
Extensive experience in public speaking.
Background in interview settings.
Knowledge of tenure-track job application and interview process is ideal.
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