University of Kentucky - Lewis Honors College - Center for Personal Development
February 22, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
The newly launched Lewis Honors College seeks candidates for an Assessment Associate to serve in a leadership role for the Center for Personal Development. The center provides a holistic approach to student growth and development as they explore their purpose in life. Individual counseling and programs specifically designed for honors students focus on self-awareness, personal wellness, professional confidence, and career readiness. Staff work individually with students to develop personal, professional, and career goals while building resiliency.
The Assessment Associate provides leadership for the team in regard to personal reflection resources, tools, services, programs, and partnerships. Assessments utilized include: Indigo, DISC, Myers Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, CareerLeader, Career Thoughts Inventory, and various other tools that explore students’ values, interests, personality, skills, and leadership styles. This position plans student assessment and reflection workshops/programs, mentors staff on assessment interpretation and best practices, and manages related vendor relationships and assessment inventory.
Additional programming areas that this position is responsible for planning (in collaboration with internal and external partners) include personal management and self-care (stress and anxiety management, positivity, boundaries, and mindfulness, etc).
The position serves as one of five counselors that meet regularly with a designated subset of honors students. Sessions with students are focused on individualized interpretation of assessments, exploration of career paths, addressing potential barriers to success, decision-making, connecting to internship, graduate school, and career opportunities, and preparing for the transition from college to next steps.
Central to the success of this position is developing and maintaining relationships with a variety of constituents including: Lewis Honors College staff and faculty, campus career development teams, and university student support services (like the counseling center, student health, and student involvement).
Graduate level degree in counseling, psychology, organizational development, college student personnel, or related field. At least four years of related, professional experience. Prefer certifications in assessment tools and in counseling or career counseling.
Internal Number: RE13408
About University of Kentucky - Lewis Honors College - Center for Personal Development
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