Vacancy for Career Advisor, School of IT and Engineering in Baku, Azerbaijan


Career Advisor at ADA Career Management Centre (CMC) delivers programs and services designed to assist ADA students in career preparation and leadership development skills. The Career Advisor works collaboratively with students, faculty and corporations to integrate services and meet the needs of ADA students in their career preparation process. This role is a good starting point for a career in education and corporate training management.


The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide professional assistance and/or consultation to undergraduate students of School of IT & Engineering who request help in planning or implementing their career direction;
  • Administer professional formal and informal assessments to help students identify their areas of interest, values, potential and competences;
  • Assist in the development and delivery of career education and outreach programs, including credit-bearing course of Career Development Skills & Strategies;
  • Engage and maintain established employer relations according to the School specific industries and contacts;
  • Actively participate in job board reviews and sourcing of various career opportunities for the undergraduate students and alumni of the School;
  • Assist with the liaison and consultative relations with faculty, staff, administration and student organizations of School of IT and Engineering;
  • Deliver formal courses, seminars and workshops in career and professional development;
  • Maintain all counseling records as appropriate for performance of counseling functions;
  • Represent CMC at campus/community functions such as Career Week and other events and programs;
  • Support in establishment of interview opportunities and job opportunities for current students and alumni through campus visits from potential employers and job fairs;
  • Integrate and coordinate wide-ranging career and experiential learning programs and services, including career advising and development, service learning, internships, volunteerism and work-study programs;
  • Assist as required, with any evaluative procedures to be used to measure the effectiveness of services delivered by the CMC;
  • Collaborate with faculty and staff and support the Director to identify current and future needs of students of different majors in School of IT and Engineering, providing direction, support, and information on career development issues;
  • Actively assist in development and marketing of services and programs offered by the CMC to students and employers;
  • Meet with individual students to provide career advising and conduct mock interviews as requested;
  • Advise on vision, direction, implementation strategies and assessment plans for career development and services;
  • Support in utilization and development of career information resources;
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Director of CMC.


  • Master’s degree in the related fields of HR, Counseling or Psychology, Social Sciences;
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience in career advising and services, HR & Development, corporate recruitment or recruitment consultancy. Prior experience providing career counseling or advising for undergraduate/graduate students in a university setting is a plus;  
  • Ability to work effectively with student and adult clients;
  • Ability to work with individuals and groups. Must be proficient with technology (MS Office Suite) and interested in identifying and adopting technology to reach and connect with our target audience.
  • Open and friendly personable attitude;
  • Strong customer service orientation; creativity, ability to assume responsibility, take initiative and motivate others; 
  • Proven ability to design, present and deliver programs/workshops; 
  • Well-developed organizational skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; strong verbal and written communications skills;
  • Knowledge of recruiting, career services, career development and student development is a must;
  • Proficiency in Azerbaijani and English languages is a must.

Interested candidates are requested to submit, preferably in Word or PDF format, attached to an e-mail message: (1) a letter of interest specifying suitability for the position, when available and minimum expected salary (in AZN), (2) an updated resume and (3) the names, email and business addresses of at least 3 references.
Send materials via e-mail to specifying the Job Title in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The cut-off date for application is December 6, 2018.
ADA University offers a competitive remuneration package and attractive conditions of employment of high standard. For more information about ADA University, please visit