This position is part of the Office of Professional and Career Development (OPCD), which serves more than 4500 undergraduate students in the Harbert College of Business. The position reports to the Director of the Office of Professional and Career Development. The Career Counselor coaches and teaches students about academic majors, career choices, employment opportunities, experiential education, and graduate school decisions. The Career Counselor participates in employer development/relations and strategic planning for the office. Superior interpersonal skills with excellent oral and written communications skills including excellent public speaking skills are required. The candidate should be organized, flexible, and able to handle several tasks simultaneously.
Career Coaching/Counseling: Provide career counseling/coaching to students, alumni, and other guests as requested, including, but not limited to, resume and cover letter writing, job search strategies, interviewing skills, academic major discussion, and graduate school applications individually, in groups, and in classes.
Professional Skills Teaching: Participate in development of and teach sections of BUSI 1010 and 2010 classes that support school transition and career development; support faculty and students' needs of the majors' 3000-level professional development courses.
Career Development Programming: Plan, develop, and execute career development programming, including career fairs, job shadow days, workshops, career panels, class presentations, and academic programming; assist with marketing efforts.
Career/Professional Development Resource Development: Research and develop educational resources, such as career handouts, exercises, software programs, website content, etc.
Strategic Planning: Participate in setting strategic objectives and tactics for the office in support of the College's strategic goals; document and provide usage statistics and learning outcomes/assessment data for team planning and decision making.
Student Support Services: Collaborate with Integrated Student Service groups (advisors, program champions, faculty and staff) on developing holistic success plans for students and student programming needs.
Employer Development: Participate in employer development and relationship building in coordination with employer relations manager and director.
Experiential Learning: May coordinate internships and other experiential learning.
Supervision: May train and manage graduate assistants, as well as students as teaching assistants (peer educators) and peer advisors.
Entry into the applicant pool requires a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Business, Education, Counseling, or relevant field. The salary range for Level I is $31,300 - $52,100.
Level II requires a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Business, Education, Counseling, or relevant field plus two (2) years of experience in providing career counseling and planning services; with one year of university-based career services experience, which may include internship, graduate assistantship, or other experiential learning. The salary range for Level II is $35,000 - $58,400.
Level III requires a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Business, Education, Counseling, or relevant field plus four (4) years of experience in providing career counseling and planning services, with one year of university-based career services experience, which may include internship, graduate assistantship, or other experiential learning. The salary range for Level III is $39,300-$65,500.
Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience at a rate of 1 year of relevant education per year of required experience.
The candidate will utilize career assessment tools, demonstrate ability to build relationships with different contingencies from faculty, to students, alumni, and employers, as well as demonstrate ability to utilize technology.
A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required.
Certification in career assessment and development tools, e.g., Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI, StrengthsQuest; Special event planning and execution experience and Instructional/teaching experience
Internal Number: 28440
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