Job Summary: 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 related field.
2 years equivalent experience in a university setting.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience working in a Career Center.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of communications, presentations and interpersonal relationship techniques.
Knowledge of career development theory.
Knowledge of customer service techniques.
Knowledge of social media techniques and ability to stay abreast of best practices in social media.
Skill in career advising.
Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office, Social Media, and InDesign.
Ability to administer and interpret career assessment instruments, (MBTI, Strong and Strength Finder).
Ability to establish priorities and coordinate projects.
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