Requisition ID:  29412

Career Services Consultant, Purdue Indianapolis

Job Summary

The Career Services Consultant will implement an employer development initiative supporting Purdue – Indianapolis students’ internship obtainment. There will also be a need to coordinate on-campus recruiting activities and other recruitment channels involving a broad range of employers, ranging from traditional corporate internships to opportunities in start-ups, government-based agencies, and not-for-profit organizations. Advises students regarding a variety of career development and job search concerns.  Develops and coordinates student programming while demonstrating a commitment to diversity and inclusion through service delivery to students representing diverse, underrepresented populations and supporting employers through their DEIB recruitment efforts.


About Purdue University Indianapolis: Purdue University in Indianapolis is Purdue’s first comprehensive urban campus. Maximizing the city of Indianapolis’s unique strengths, Purdue Indy will position our students, faculty, and staff near top businesses and leading industries, providing new and unique executive education and internship opportunities. In response to the strong need expressed by central Indiana business and community leaders for more highly skilled talents in science, technology, engineering, and healthcare disciplines, we will ambitiously grow enrollment to establish a new pipeline of Boilermaker talent to our capital city. As an extension of the residential West Lafayette campus, Purdue Indy will have multiple locations throughout the city of Indianapolis.


A cover letter is required to be fully considered.

What is needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in advising, counseling, education, recruitment, employer engagement, administration, human resources, or a related field
  • Two years of experience in advising, counseling, education, recruitment, employer engagement, administration, or related field
  • Must possess excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, counseling, and organizational skills
  • Computer and online systems proficient. Must be able to balance varied tasks, meet deadlines, and handle confidential information with discretion
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to represent the Center and Purdue University well to internal and external contacts
  • Technical competency in analyzing and presenting data


What we would like:

  • Master’s degree in advising, counseling, education, recruitment, employer engagement, administration, human resources, or a related field 


Additional Information: 

  • To learn more about Purdue’s benefits summary CLICK HERE
  • Purdue will not sponsor employment authorization for this position   
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position  
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)  
  • Retirement Eligibility:  Defined Contribution Waiting Period  
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Career Stream

Professional 2 
Pay Band S060
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Job Code #20003797
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Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis