career strategy

I exist to support your felt needs and goals. That is where our work begins.
Together we explore your career aspirations with confidence, clarity, and confidentiality.
As an academic career strategist, I help you identify your goal(s), eliminate obstacles, and provide you with a customized road map and timeline for achievement.

Searching for an Academic Position?

The career strategy model includes:

  • Matching your career interests and aspirations with your qualifications
  • Distinguishing you from other applicants
  • Eliminating weaknesses in your job search and application materials that may prevent you from securing interviews
  • Preparing you for the interview process

Just starting an academic position?

The career strategy model includes:

  • Clarifying and prioritizing your goals
  • Identifying achievable objectives and mapping a timeline
  • Securing the tools and environments you need to succeed
  • Establishing equilibrium across academic responsibilities
  • Achieving sustainable work/life balance

Applying for reappointment? tenure? promotion?

The career strategy model includes:

  • Macro and micro-evaluation of your dossier
  • Specific recommendations on how to strengthen your application
  • Strengthening your academic identity through re/branding
  • Crafting a compelling argument for why the university should retain you (or crafting a compelling response to a denial of reappointment, tenure and/or promotion)

Migrating to university administration?

The career strategy model includes:

  • Clarifying and prioritizing your goals for administrative leadership
  • Developing strategies for distributed leadership
  • Identifying the tools and environments you need to succeed
  • Privileging equilibrium across administrative responsibilities
  • Achieving sustainable work/life balance

Exiting academia?

The career strategy model includes:

  • Identifying and clarifying your career interests and aspirations
  • Rebranding your professional identity to magnify your academic experience while positioning you for a non-academic work environment
  • Retooling your job search materials to secure interviews
  • Preparing you for the interview process

As your career strategist, I provide you with a 360-degree strategy for getting you where you want to be. Together we develop and implement an action plan. Then assess and revise accordingly. It’s that simple.

If you have trouble with follow through, I also provide ongoing coaching