The Career Counselor for Disability, Veteran, and Inclusion Initiatives serves on the career exploration and campus engagement team to provide major and career counseling; leads outreach to inclusive student organizations, classes, and campus units; provides identity-specific career development programs and services focused on issues of inclusion such as but not limited to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and veteran status; connects employers that utilize inclusive hiring practices to students and campus community.
Conduct individual and group career counseling sessions; Interpret Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and other assessments for individuals and classes
Utilize Handshake and GradesFirst (academic advising) systems to maintain counseling case notes and career education statistics
Assist in maintaining the Center for Career Development's "What Can I Do With This Major?" website through research and updates
Assist in supervising undergraduate, graduate, and practicum students who are pursuing career counseling skill development
IDENTITY-SPECIFIC CAREER PROGRAMS AND SERVICES:
Implement programs and services to address student needs/interests related to inclusion and employment including but not limited to: self-advocacy; requesting accommodations in the workplace; disability disclosure process; rights/responsibilities under the law; participating in internship/employment programs; veteran-friendly employment; national resources
Coordinate experiential learning opportunities to connect students to professionals in fields of interest
Serve as center liaison to campus community on inclusive employment practices and opportunities
Collaborate with Student Disability Services, the Office of Multicultural Student Life, Student Support Services-Educational Advancement Program, Veteran Student Services, The Pride Center, and inclusive student and community organizations (such as Tennessee Vocational Rehabilitation) to develop and encourage participation in services and programs offered by the Center for Career Development
Support center's employer development team and initiatives relating to inclusive hiring practices
Connect employers that utilize inclusive hiring practices to students and campus community
Encourage participation in programs such as networking events; lunch and learns, employer of the day, etc.
Assist with execution of programs and activities consistent with the center’s mission including career fairs, assessment, marketing, etc.;
Engage in professional development activities/trainings/memberships to maintain current knowledge of higher education and employment and industry trends;
Serve as a consultant and trainer to the center and division staff on issues pertaining to diversity and inclusion in the workplace;
Serve on the CARE (Concerns Awareness Representation and Education) for Diversity Committee
One academic year of experience working with college students or other clients counseling, advising, advocating, or teaching
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Strong communications skills including interpersonal, oral, written, and listening
Skills to develop and implement engaging student programs related to decision-making and career development
Ability to interact with various populations
Ability to work in confidential settings
One academic year of experience in higher education in areas such as career development, multicultural student life, student disability services, veteran student services
Experience providing career coaching/advising
Experience working with employers
Experience planning and implementing programs/events
Additional Salary Information: Salary is accompanied by a standard university benefits package.
About University of Tennessee Center for Career Development
The University: The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the state’s flagship research institution, a campus of choice for outstanding undergraduates, and a premier graduate institution. Enrolling 28,000 students, the campus is located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and beautiful East Tennessee. As a land-grant university, it is committed to excellence in learning, scholarship, and engagement. In all its activities, the university aims to advance the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate society. The university values intellectual curiosity, pursuit of knowledge, and academic freedom and integrity.
The Division: The Division of Student Life is comprised of over 400 staff who serve our students through 20+ departments and functions. Staff are actively engaged in the lives of our students, living and learning with them in our residence halls, student union, and other campus environments. The Division seeks candidates willing to engage, challenge, and support our students through intentional programs and services. In addition, we seek colleagues that are committed to teamwork and have a palpable passion for working with and serving all students.
...The Department: The centralized, comprehensive career center serves undergraduate and graduate students and recent alumni from nine academic colleges across campus and assists with all career matters from creating career goals to implementing them. With the new office location in Phase I of the Student Union and as recipient of a significant private donation, the Center for Career Development is well positioned to increase its impact on the career and professional development of our students. Staff is comprised of 20 professional and administrative positions, 4 graduate assistants, 10 peer career advisors and several student assistants. The department works collaboratively with the Undergraduate Professional & Career Development office in the Haslam College of Business.
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