Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Essential Job Functions
This position reports to the Career Services Director and proactively provides outreach to students to engage them in work-based learning opportunities, career development programming, courses and high impact practices that focus on student success post-graduation. This staff member will connect and educate students, alumni, and other stakeholders regarding career development opportunities and maintains relationships to aid in effective career planning. Strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
Administrative responsibilities include coordination of targeted outreach programs to student organizations & groups, teach the Professional Skills course, oversite and organization of the Career Closet.
This position includes the following responsibilities:
Proactively educates or advises students and recent alumni individually or in groups through various mediums about career exploration, self-assessment, skills, materials development, career decisions, work-based learning and high impact practices.
Develops and delivers career development programming and resource materials across various mediums to provide education to students.
Proactively outreach to students and responds to questions and provides information regarding student services, policies, procedures, and employment preparation.
May identify and maintain a professional network of employers or other stakeholders to facilitate career exploration and employment opportunities for students.
Participates in the campus-wide career services community, providing input to leadership regarding the development of advising, recruitment, and co/curricular programs offered by the school/college/unit.
Coordinate and teach each semester the Professional Skills course and oversee the Career Closet.
Bachelor’s degree at time of application
An understanding of career development and its application to a college campus environment
An understanding of counseling techniques to utilize one-on-one and in group settings
An understanding and familiarity with current technology in career development and college career centers
Master’s Degree in Student Personnel, Counseling or related field required
Bi-lingual in Spanish, Hmong, Oneida, or Somali
Familiarity and understanding of career and other related assessments
Familiarity with current trends/issues in career development and higher education; Familiarity with professional ethics and standards as noted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.
In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.