Under administrative direction, performs work of considerable difficulty in developing large scale events and course content, providing specialized individual and group career counseling services in an effort to assist students in developing competencies to become more informed about the choice of a major, career options, and opportunities related to their personal and professional objectives. This individual also uses resources including assessments to help make informed decisions concerning career goals to a variety of Polytechnic, Tempe and Online engineering majors. The counselor develops and implements large-scale career education programs, trains staff and student workers, supervises peer career coaches, provides career guidance, and leads or assists with coordinating department efforts to support student retention and persistence goals.
Oversees all aspects of signature career development events, including large-scale career exploration and major-specific events. This includes developing course content and outcomes related to these events, garnering industry support, marketing, soliciting for volunteers and all logistics to support these events.
Plans and implements career preparation events. Engages prospective students, students and families at Engineering events and ASU career events. Coordinates service delivery and event management to students, alumni, faculty, staff and employers for career development services and events.
Writes, and may teach, Career Development Courses. Develops and presents career development workshops and occupational information to prospective and current engineering students, and alumni. Develops blog information for career counseling topics. Provides individual and group career counseling services. Recommends, administers, and interprets standardized career assessment inventories.
Hires, trains and supervises peer career coaches.
Coaches, instructs, and consults with diverse engineering students, alumni, faculty, and staff on career issues including major/career exploration, experiential education, job search tools and strategies, and interviewing skills through in person and virtual platforms. Increases student usage of on-campus systems and services.
Works on multiple, concurrent projects under tight deadlines. Acts as a liaison to various constituencies and provides reports on activities and program outcomes. Participates in data collection for reporting on behalf of the Engineering Career Center. Participates in leadership events and activities pertaining to student organizations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of career development theory and the application of theory to practice with individuals and groups. Knowledge of career assessments and on line career resources. Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum development and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects. Skill in using technology for on line instruction and self-directed activities for users. Skill in delivering presentations/workshops. Skill in organizing and coordinating. Skill in working with diverse populations. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships. Skill in effective oral and written communications. Skill in ethical and professional practice.
Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel, or related discipline and 3 years of related experience. OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Experience in advising/coaching/counseling related to educational programming and student success in higher education. Excellent counseling, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills.
Familiarity with recruiting practices. Proven ability to work independently while functioning as a team member. Strong abilities in time management, event organization, and managing multiple projects and details. Experience in relationship development with four-year college level employers. Experience working with students seeking engineering-related degree programs is preferred. Experience in establishing, developing, and maintaining positive interpersonal work relationships. Experience in using Microsoft Office products showing proficiency in software such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Project. Evidence of effective verbal and written communication with a strong understanding of audience and use of grammar.
Internal Number: 52631BR
About Arizona State University
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University is the largest and most comprehensive engineering program in the United States with more than 22,400 students.
Our students represent 135 countries, all 50 states, Washington, D.C., Guam, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering offers 25 undergraduate programs and 44 graduate programs in its six schools:
School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering
School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy
School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment
The Polytechnic School
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