The Career Consultant is responsible for supporting the University Career Services department by advising students on career preparation and development; coordinating with TCU faculty and staff in developing and presenting career development programs; collaborating with faculty and staff in determining career opportunities for students.
Duties and Essential Job Functions:
Serves as the Career Services liaison to assigned college by providing career advisement to college specific students and alumni as well as pre-majors; conducting individual and group advising sessions; administers and interprets career assessment instruments; conducts mock interviews, critiques electronic resumes, and assists clients with web-based career management system; creating a presence within assigned college by promoting services to students, building relationships with faculty and staff, and attending college and department specific meetings. Plans and implements college/department specific workshops, classroom presentations and student organization presentations.
Educates students on career-related topics by planning and implementing college/department specific workshops, classroom presentations, and student organization presentations.
Serves as a resource for all students and alumni by providing support for and attending department, college, and university-wide focused programming including networking nights, on-campus workshops, career expos, and other experiential events.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in psychology, social work, the sciences, education, or a closely related field.
2 years equivalent experience in a university career center providing advising/counseling services.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of communications, presentation and interpersonal relationship techniques.
Knowledge of career development theory.
Knowledge of customer service techniques.
Skill in career advising.
Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office.
Ability to administer and interpret career assessment instruments.
Ability to establish priorities.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.
Internal Number: 2019-027
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