Pay Range: $41,288 per year or higher depending on education and experience
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Career Advising Liaison provides career education/advising to help students and alumni explore and achieve their career goals, including major exploration, preparing and competing for internships, research experiences, professional employment, and admission to graduate school). Liaisons provide a strong connection between Career Services and the college(s) and student populations they are assigned to.
Approximately 75% of the time, the Career Advising Liaison will work remotely in the college/department that they are assigned to. They will collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators in their college(s) in order to identify the career development needs of students and the best methods for providing these services. Depending on the college's specific needs, service delivery could include but are not limited to, 1-on-1 client appointments/consultations, teaching major/career decision-making classes, conducting class presentations and workshops, and assisting with professional development and networking events. For the remaining 25% of their time, the Career Advising Liaison will work in Career Services as a member of the Career Advising Team (CAT) to provide general career education/advising services for students during drop-in hours and at Career Services sponsored events.
This position will serve as the liaison for our College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) and our Equity and Diversity Unit (EDU).
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors degree in Communication, English, Adult Education, Business Education, Human Resources, Career and Technical Education, Psychology, General/Interdisciplinary Studies, or related field Experience composing and editing business documents 1 year experience advising, mentoring, or supervising college students Experience speaking publicly, presenting information to individuals, small, and large groups.
Preferred Qualifications: Education Masters degree in Communication, English, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, Adult Education, Business Education, Human Resources, Career and Technical Education or related field
Experience Previous field or industry experience in liberal arts and/or social science as well as equity and diversity Professional work experience in career counseling, advising/mentoring, student development, or career education, or in the industries related to their college assignment Past participation in experiential learning activities such as internships, co-ops, service projects/national service programs, study abroad, research, national exchanges, or student leadership activities
Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of and experience using career recruitment databases and on-line career information systems, including, but limited to: Handshake, Symplicity, CSO/Career Ladders, O*NET, Occupational Outlook, Idaho CIS, EMSI, or related systems Knowledge of and experience using job boards and social media for professional networking and job searches Ability to work effectively on a team and independently Strong written and verbal communication skills
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002893P
Posting Date: 07/01/2021
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: This position is open until filled, however, applications received on or before July 26, 2021 will receive first consideration.
Position will remain open until a sufficient pool of candidates is identified.
In addition to the online application, please submit a resume, a list of references, and a detailed letter of qualification addressing each of the required and preferred qualifications.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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