Provides career development services to assist students and alumni with career choice and exploration while supporting enterprise wide collaboration efforts of the department.
Advises students and alumni with all aspects of career planning, career exploration, and job-searching by conducting individual career counseling appointments both in-person and via distance career counseling (telephone, e-mail, internet).
Manages Career Ambassador Program including recruitment, training, and management of Ambassadors
Develops and administers special outreach programs to inform faculty, students, and alumni of the need for long-term career planning and career development, regardless of academic discipline.
Designs and delivers workshops and presentations on topics including, but not limited to: resume, CV, and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, job-search strategies, and evaluating & negotiating job offers.
Oversees/manages career resources including but not limited to print publications, books, and electronic resources relevant to the career planning needs of students & alumni.
Collaborates with other professional staff members on the planning and implementation of annual job fairs and other events.
Interacts with co-workers, visitors, and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.
OTHER FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
Manages career events including but not limited to: Employer Luncheon Series, Networking Nights, Alumni Career Panels.
Reviews and critiques student & alumni resumes, CVs, and cover letters.
Creates new, and updates existing career-related resources and handouts.
Contributes to the development and execution of marketing strategies for career events and services.
Administers and interprets self-assessment tools such as Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory (SII) for students and alumni.
Participates in the Office of Student Life’s leadership development program.
Develops regular reports on program evaluation, usage activity, and other relevant data as necessary.
Researches, procures and maintains resources for the Career Resource Library.
Updates and maintains Career Development Center’s website and intranet (Pulse) site.
Assists in establishing and maintaining departmental policies.
Actively participates in professional development activities both internally through HR, AISR and IT, and externally through relevant professional associations.
Other duties as assigned.
2 years experience (including graduate internship/practicum) assisting/advising college students in a career counseling or other student affairs/student services capacity or equivalent in recruiting required.
Knowledge of college student development, and career counseling theories strongly preferred.