Fullstack Academy is the premier software development school located in New York City and Chicago. Y Combinator-backed, our school has garnered the attention of Forbes, TechCrunch, and Business Insider, among others. The reputation of our school is built on the professional success of each and every one of our students. Students have gone on to promising careers at top-tier companies, like Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Goldman Sachs. In January 2016, we launched the Grace Hopper Program, which is a need-blind software engineering program for women, which has been extended to our Chicago campus. In 2019, Fullstack Academy was acquired by Zovio, Inc., a leading public Ed Tech company, and has expanded its offerings to include immersive education programs offered in partnership with leading universities.
"Fullstack Academy has been a life-changing experience" is something we hear often and the reason why we come to work everyday. Our students’ outcomes are the most important measures of our success and we’re looking for a part-time Career Success Coach to help our students find their best next step coming out of our program.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As a part-time Career Success Coach for our University partnership programs, you will prepare our students to face the technical recruiting process and lead classes aimed at preparing them for the job hunt. You’ll conduct coaching sessions and provide follow-up support to our alumni to ensure they’re engaging in the behaviors they need to be successful while searching. You’ll deliver content on various job-search topics to help our students feel comfortable, confident and prepared to face the tech industry.
This role will own Career Success programming for two university programs. The role is fully remote and part-time (afternoon/evenings), and reports to our Career Success Manager. You will work with one cohort of students through December 2019 (3-6 hrs per week). In January 2020, you will gain an additional cohort of students, while also supporting a cohort of job-seeking alums. This will increase weekly hours to 6-15 per week.
Lectures and 1:1 coaching sessions with students and alumni will take place via zoom. You may also communicate with students via Slack, email, and phone. Candidates must have stable internet access.
In this role, you will:
Support a portfolio of current students and alumni, ultimately owning their successful job placement within 6 months of graduation
Lead Career Success lectures and workshops related to job search techniques, interviewing, negotiation, etc.
Hold regular office hours to guide students through the job search process by providing feedback on materials (resumes, social profiles, etc.), mock interviews, and other Career Success support
Track placement outcomes of every graduate and meet key metrics related to students’ professional outcomes
Stay on top of hiring and Tech trends in your local city, and continuously develop our Career Success curriculum to ensure that students are equipped to land their dream jobs
You’re a great candidate if you have:
2+ years of experience in Recruiting, HR, or Career Coaching
Strong written and verbal communication skills
A track-record as a diligent, organized, self-starter who can adapt to change as needed
A track-record of metrics-driven work style
A passion for mentoring others to succeed
Infectious positive energy paired with remarkable empathy
Ability to adapt to diverse student body with different backgrounds
You’re an exceptional candidate if you also have:
Worked at fast-growing organizations
Worked in the Tech Industry
Worked with and provided career support (i.e. coaching, recruiting, etc..) to software developers
A coaching certification