Program/Student Advisor (Career Coach) CBA - Business Career Center (Job ID #117522)
Under minimal supervision, provides individual career coaching to students, create, develop, and deliver programs that provide all students with the necessary information and tools (e.g. effective resume writing, interviewing techniques, and work habits) to gain employment and prepare for long-term career success.
•Counsels and advises students on academic major options, career information and alternatives, job search strategies, employment options and interview techniques
•Interview, evaluate and assess students' skills and qualifications and develop individual career plans. Guide students through self-assessments, identify available resources and assist students with career research
•Create, develop, and deliver career preparation workshops, seminars, and webinars on resume writing, interviewing, job search techniques, salary negotiation, etc.
•Collaborate with academic units to assess specific needs to develop college-specific workshops
•Research and keep current on employment trends, career opportunities, occupational outlook, salary trends and career development practices
•Plan, develop and facilitate career development events; colloborate with corporate engagement staff; manage the Graduate Placement Officer's coordination of the events
•Responsible for student outreach and participation in career development events
•Plan, assign and review work of staff to ensure that group objectives are met
•Hire, train, develop and manage staff to ensure that a qualified staff exists to meet group objectives
•Manage day-to-day office operations. Interview, hire, orient, lead, mentor and evaluate staff to meet departmental and organizational needs
•Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned
*Bachelor degree, additional education, training and/or work experience in a distinct academic discipline or area of specialization may be designated by the Employer. Such designations must be directly linked to the specific position description and requirements.
Bachelor degree in student personnel administration, higher education counseling, or related field required. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum of two years' experience in career development, preferably at the university level.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong project management skills.
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All civil service positions require an exam. The exam for this position is a Credentials Assessment. You will not be required to report in person for this exam.
Credential Assessment Exam Scoring Information:
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If an application and all applicable forms, transcripts, and supporting documents are not submitted by the close date, the applicant/employee will not be considered for this position and will be denied.
For fullest consideration, the above mentioned requirements must be submitted no later than October 25, 2019.
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