As part of a dynamic team of career services professionals, uses core counseling techniques to help students explore majors, clarify their career objectives, develop effective job search strategies, and apply to graduate programs through a range of approaches, including individual, drop-in, and group appointments, workshops, and other programs. Provides consultation to students and alumni on job-search tools and strategies, including resume writing, developing cover letters and job-campaign correspondence, interviewing, networking, and connecting with employers. Interfaces with faculty, staff, and students in the Social Science/Humanities disciplines, providing specialized programming, research, career-related information, and consultation in serving these constituents, with an emphasis on the career areas of Government, International Affairs, NGO, and Business. In addition, serves as the liaison to the Office of International Students & Scholars, developing and delivering targeted services and resources for international students. Utilizes needs assessments to design, plan and deliver creative and innovative programming to meet the needs of students, employers, faculty, alumni, and/or other stakeholders.
Demonstrates experience working with individuals in regards to career development and employment issues.
Demonstrates experience in establishing effective working relationships with staff of all levels, faculty, employers and/or alumni.
Must be self-directed and have the ability to work independently.
Master's degree in Counseling, Career Development, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field.
Demonstrates experience providing career counseling to college students.
Advanced knowledge and experience in regards to the career areas of Government, International Affairs, NGO, and/or Business.
Advanced knowledge and experience in regards to career-related needs of international students.
Advanced knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and employment information sources as well as the application process for graduate and professional school.
Advanced knowledge of career development and adult development theories, counseling processes, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Demonstrates verbal and written skills in communicating complex information to both internal and external audiences.
Experience and proficiency with incorporating the use of technology to deliver career services.
Demonstrates a personal and professional commitment to diversity and ability to work with and serve individuals utilizing cross-cultural counseling skills.
Ability to successfully accomplish projects and assignments independently and as part of a team.