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Career Advisor for College of Humanities and Sciences (Centre for Future-Ready Graduates)

Date: 24-Nov-2022

Location: UNIV ADMIN, Kent Ridge Campus, SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description

Centre for Future-ready Graduates (CFG) adopts a multipronged, client-centric approach to help our students discover their passion, refine their skills and demonstrate their value to employers.  Beginning with the end in mind, we create a four-year road map to help enhance the employability of our graduates through a repertoire of career programmes and industry focused experiential opportunities. Students take a structured approach from Year 1 to explore multiple pathways, develop people skills, build their resilience, and gain relevant exposure to chart their trajectory amidst change and uncertainty.

CFG is continuously innovating and enhancing the quality of our services, as our students deserve the best tools, preparedness, and mindset to not just land a good career, but be well equipped with key transferable skill sets that can help them navigate a lifetime of careers across multiple industries.

Duties & Responsibilities:

You can look forward to working with College of Humanities and Sciences* (CHS) students (mainly with Science as their primary major) to embark on a 4-year Career Readiness Roadmap, ensuring successful transition into the workforce, and lifelong career management. 

*College of Humanities and Sciences is an interdisciplinary undergraduate experience for students of the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences and the Faculty of Science.

•    Advise undergraduates and recent graduates on careers that match their interests, values and skills, and chart out action plans to enhance their employability
•    Conduct 1-1 and group coaching for students on career planning, resume optimisation and mock interview practice
•    Organise workshops for students on essential career preparation skills e.g. resume/cover letter writing, interview and networking skills, communication skills at the workplace, personal branding, etc.
•    Design and conduct lectures and experiential learning programmes to support the career development of undergraduates 
•    Collaborate with the Industry Relations team to deepen engagement with employers and advance their recruitment strategies
•    Work together with the CFG team to support key events (such as Career Fair) and advocate CFG services and platforms
•    Partner faculty mentors and academics for specific initiatives such as career preparation workshops, industry talks targeted at students of specific majors to improve their career readiness and employability 

Qualifications

•    A Bachelor’s degree in STEM disciplines (e.g. Life Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science), with 5-10 years of working experience in one or more of the following industries- Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, and Healthcare, Chemicals, Energy, Food Science/Manufacturing, Info-communications Technology, Logistics and Distribution, Finance, and Consulting.
•    Good industry knowledge of the latest transformation, emerging opportunities and hiring trends
•    Excellent organisational, problem-solving and presentation skills 
•    Resilient and adaptable with ability to work independently and collaboratively with partners and colleagues to manage change and achieve goals
•    Proficiency in data analysis and social media tools will be an advantage
We regret only suitable candidates will be notified.
Please only apply through the NUS Careers site at www.nus.edu.sg/careers, Executive & Professional Positions.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus

Organization: Centre for Future-Ready Graduates

Department : Career Advisory

Employee Referral Eligible:

Job requisition ID : 17105