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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 assistant training).
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 associate director.
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 skills.
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 events.
Maintain appearance and conduct suitable for working in a professional environment.
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