During a recent building renovation at The University of Tampa, Tim Harding used the NACE Professional Standards to influence the design of the new career services office.
NACE provides ethical principles, professional standards, and professional competencies. What is the difference?
Revised—The Professional Standards for College & University Career Services were created by members for members to guide excellence in career services operations.
Gauge your professional expertise in key areas. Develop meaningful professional development plans for yourself and your staff. Build job descriptions around critical skills and attributes. Developed by a task force of career services professionals for career services professionals, the competencies will help you gauge and assess the career services staff at your institution.
Percent of staff time spent student-facing
Median number of students per professional staff member
Median number of FTE professional staff
Median number of FTE overall staff
Percent of career centers reporting cuts to personnel budget
Percent of career centers reporting cuts to non-personnel budget
Percent of career centers using third-party provider to collect student outcomes
2020-21 Career Services Benchmark Survey Report