Career Adviser, Career and Employment Services (CES) (large private university)
Career Counselor, Part-time (large public university)
Career Development Specialist (large public college)
Career Planning and Development Associate (small private college)
Coordinator, Career Services (medium public university)
Senior Career Services Specialist (medium public university)
Social Sciences Career Adviser (large public university)
The career adviser serves as a liaison to the College of
Agriculture, under the supervision of the director, and assists
with special projects on an as needed basis.
Services provided are represented in three functional areas:
The career adviser will assume additional responsibilities as
time permits: student advising appointments and project liaison for
special requests/projects (i.e., career fair publicity, graduate
The career adviser will also participate in:
This part-time position provides an excellent opportunity to
work with a skilled staff, in a strong team environment which
values the creative use of technology to deliver service. The
candidate selected for the position will serve both students and
employers, develop internship opportunities for students, encourage
increased participation of students in career development
activities, and ensure employer usage of and satisfaction with the
online job posting and recruiting system
Essential services to employers
Essential services to students
The Career Development Specialist is responsible for
coordinating and supervising career planning programs for undecided
students and providing counseling services on an individual and
group basis, using aptitude, personality, interest, and values
inventories and computer guidance systems. This position will also
present outreach programming and workshops to students in classroom
settings, residence halls, and student organizations. The Career
Development Specialist serves as the liaison between career
services, academic advising, new student programs, and faculty
advisers in the four colleges.
Master's degree in higher education or related field.
Three or more years of experience in career planning and
placement or related field is required. Some computer experience is
essential. Strong interpersonal communication skills.
Works independently within sphere of outlined duties approved by
The career services coordinator develops and implements career
services activities within the university. Assists with overall
planning and operational activities of the program. Coordinates job
placement with employers, conducts in-progress assessment of
student success in the work environment, and evaluates the total
work experience, primarily through the use of surveys and follow-up
interviews. Advises students on various aspects of entering the
world of work, including resume writing and interviewing
Bachelor's degree is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Strong preference given to individuals with previous experience
in cooperative education, career services, or other student service
areas at the college/university level. Work experience in a sales
or marketing environment is desired.
Position requires some physical lifting of boxes and reaching
for supplies stored on high shelves.
This is a full-time, 12-month position providing technical
support for the undergraduate Office of Career Services. The
position interacts with students/alumni, employers, faculty, and
staff via phone, e-mail, and web on a daily basis. Key
responsibilities include providing technical education and
assistance to students/alumni, employers, faculty, and staff in
their use and application of the career services computer system
(currently Symplicity); providing technical education and
assistance regarding web-based features from the Office of Career
Services; acting as system administrator for the enhancement and
maintenance of the career services computer system; supervising two
to four student data assistants; conducting daily computer system
checks to ensure data quality/integrity and performance
optimization; and expanding the use of the data management system
to facilitate a source of "centralized" data for all users.
High school diploma required; two-year degree in information
technology (or equivalent) preferred.
High technical skill level in MS Windows and MS Office
applications, data management experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data management required;
Banner experience preferred.
Program Development and Other Responsibilities as Assigned
Ability to travel to colleges, conferences, job fairs, and other
Maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a
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