The Career Development Counselor is responsible for providing counseling services on an individual and group basis to students and alumni, and coordinating and supervising career planning programs and resources to assist them with all stages of the career development process. The Career Development Counselor will utilize interest, values, and personality inventories to assist students with major and career decisions.
This counselor also will assist students in their engagement with internships and other applied learning opportunities, as well as their job search and graduate school application processes. In addition, this position will develop and present outreach programming to students in a variety of settings that may include: classroom, student organizations, residence halls and other innovative means to connect with students.
The Career Development Counselor will serve as the departments’ primary liaison between the Career Center and specific academic areas and career sectors. All efforts are to support the career readiness of our students and alumni.
• Master’s degree in Counseling, Higher Education Administration, Education, College Student Personnel or related field. Must have received degree prior to start date
• One to three years of related experience. Related experience includes positions in a college career center, college counseling center, or a closely related function
• Prefer, but do not require, designation as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) • One to three years of directly related work experience. Related experience includes positions in a college career center, college counseling center, or a closely related function
About University of North Carolina Wilmington - Career Center
The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.