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 to professional staff member
Median square footage of the career center
Percent of career centers with employer partnership programs
Percent frequently discussing career readiness competencies with faculty
2018-19 Career Services Benchmark Survey