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The Career Leadership Collective (The Collective), a prominent US college and university consultancy focusing on holistic career education, and home of The National Alumni Career Mobility (NACM) Survey and EMBARK: strategic First Destination Survey (FDS) services, is seeking to hire a Consultant to serve the growing needs for training, consulting, professional development, and executive search through The Collective. 


The successful candidate will be discerning about innovative solutions and national trends in college and university career services; engaging, comfortable, organized, and confident as a facilitator and communicator for both virtual and in-person groups consisting of various campus stakeholders; and an outstanding ability to clearly present information through written reports and online communications. 


This position reports to the Senior Manager of Consulting.

More about The Collective Team



  • Onsite and virtual custom consulting projects: Work with campus partners and consulting team members to identify consulting project scope of work, investigate project landscape with campus stakeholders, design campus specific career development implementation solutions, write reports, and communicate to campus partners about related observations and recommendations. 

  • Onsite and virtual training and presentations: Develop and deliver facilitated and teaching content at Career Leadership Collective events, at individual campuses, and other key constituents.

  • Executive Search Facilitation: Partner with campuses to source and hire career development professionals. 

  • Signature program development: Lead and co-lead the ongoing content development and partner communications related to the Collective’s signature programs, such as the Kickstart and Aspire.

  • Relationship Development: Cultivate relationships with career services professionals through Career Leadership Collective events and conferences.

  • Reports and Content Development: Assist with writing various reports, blogs, and articles. 

  • Mentorship: play a non-supervisory mentor role to key volunteers, fellowship recipients, and subcontractors involved in the consulting services, events, and content development offerings of The Career Leadership Collective. 

  • Internal Collaboration and Synchronization: Ongoing communication with the Career Insights, Data and Research team and University Partnership Team regarding partners and training topics. Organize contacts in collaboration with the broader Career Leadership team to ensure quality of our CRM database and partner interactions. 

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  • Masters Degree 

  • Minimum of five (5) years working inside a college or university career services office, or equivalent experience at a consulting or training company combined with clear knowledge of higher education. 



  • Leadership experience within higher education, career services, EdTech, or adjacent industries

  • Understanding of college career services and emerging trends and paradigm shifts

  • Understanding of the diverse functional areas within higher education and a natural confidence and comfortability interacting with various stakeholders and leaders

  • Experience leading and fostering strategic change 

  • Personal commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion 

  • Outstanding written and executive communication skills


  • Full-time, salaried, exempt from overtime

  • Fully remote 

  • Overnight travel required for projects and training

  • Salary 70-80K commensurate with experience


Colleagues Working Together


The Career Leadership Collective is a thought partner and consulting group for colleges and universities globally. We assist upper administrators and career leaders to systemically weave career and future preparation into the fabric of the campus experience.


We Believe:

  • Higher education leaders have a moral imperative to intentionally and strategically influence the career development of every student. 

  • Diversity of thought, experiences, and people are crucial to career services innovation.

  • Thoughtful use of career data and trends can transform career outcomes, inclusion, recruitment, retention, and alumni affinity.

We Value: 

  • Being radically others centered

  • Empowering practicality

  • Practicing bold curiosity

  • Laughing together and enjoying our work

  • Identifying and solving problems




Diversity of thought, experiences, and people are a top value of our company, embedded in all that we do. The Career Leadership Collective is committed to creating a positive, stimulating, thoughtful, and enjoyable working environment for all employees and appreciates unique contributions. The Career Leadership Collective is the leader in higher education career data and hires employees with stellar performance on all levels. The Collective values diverse individuals and applicants, and has a mission to provide equity data to clients and consulting solutions that empower equitable student success.

The Collective seeks individuals who exude:

  • HUMILITY: In both processes and relationship connections we are learners, flexible, collaborative, able to take feedback, and open to the best ways of achieving our goals. 

  • EXCELLENCE: we have and look for grit, drive, smarts, and a track record of superstar work on the specific work we are accomplishing. 

  • THOUGHTFULNESS: our team loves our clients, we are conscientious regarding great customer service, we are thoughtful about our diversity and equity philosophies and intercultural interactions, and we are all about our mission. 

  • SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE: we seek maturity, grace, and discernment in our daily business interactions, and are a team of regular advice seekers in order to provide outstanding services to higher education.


The Collective currently offers the following survey services for US colleges and universities: 

  • NACM 5/10: Comprehensive annual alumni survey of 5- and 10-year alumni for campuses. Includes an annual national report for the field of higher education. 

  • First Destination Survey Services: Comprehensive collection, cleaning, interactive dashboard visualization, and reports service, which comes with an alumni data refresh to increase knowledge rates and the ability to connect to the NACM New Grad core for increased results on career preparation and campus best practices.

  • NACM New Grad core: A set of questions from our NACM 5/10 survey that can be added to any campus FDS instrument in order to benchmark nationally against other schools and connect with the NACM 5/10 survey data.

  • Custom Alumni Career Survey Services: A fully customizable option for alumni career surveys. 

  • Quick Polls and Insights: The Collective regularly sends out quick polls and surveys on hot topics in the field of career services. 

This job description and prospectus has been designed to indicate the general nature, working conditions and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, working conditions and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. 

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