want to be a part of a student focused, collaborative, creative team
are committed to social justice and its intersection with career services as we continue to make our services inclusive, unavoidable, and high impact
enjoy being in a dynamic role including duties related to counseling, teaching, programming, and relationship management
are a strong advocate for the liberal arts
Full-time temporary position. Position will begin in early May and end no later than December 22, 2021. Position will be based on an annual salary of $42,833 and has the potential to be continued through the spring 2022 semester contingent on needs and funding.
Position has potential to be continued through the spring semester contingent on needs and funding.
Provide career support for liberal arts students (50%)
Conduct career counseling appointments and drop-in support to CLA students related to major and career exploration, experiential learning (such as internships), job searching, and graduate school planning in ways that are inclusive to the various identities, lived experiences, and career needs of students.
Teach career courses and/or develop and deliver presentations on resume writing, interviewing skills, job-search strategies, or customized topics for campus groups.
Create and facilitate presentations in person and virtually on topics such as resume building, job searching, interviewing, etc.
Collaborate with a team of other career counselors, Employer Engagement colleagues, undergraduate education colleagues, and campus partners to find innovative ways to support students in their career management, such as through career programming, events, and resources.
Serve as a liaison to a cluster of CLA majors and spearhead Career Field programming (30%)
Partner with advisors and faculty in academic departments. Specific services for each major will vary, but may include individual career counseling appointments, drop-in hours, classroom presentations, curriculum integration, networking events, and content for student communication channels.
Develop and maintain expertise of career pathways related to majors as well as career fields in collaboration with Employer Engagement and departmental colleagues; find creative and streamlined ways to provide relevant occupational and industry information to students.
Create content (website, monthly email updates, etc.) and programming for students in particular majors and career fields.
Professional Development & Service (20%)
Commitment to ongoing social justice and racial equity work in order to identify, challenge, and remove barriers to access at the individual, community, and system level.
Engage in professional development and scholarly activity in the field of student affairs and career development to maintain knowledge of trends and best practices (e.g. membership in professional associations, attendance at conferences and seminars, write articles, serve on teams and collaborate with other professional groups, etc.).
Participate in Career Services, Undergraduate Education, College and University-wide committees as requested.
Other duties as assigned and as appropriate to the individual’s background and experience.
Master's degree earned by start date of appointment.
At least one year of experience in education, student services or related setting.
Demonstrated commitment to social justice, diversity, equity and inclusion, including experience working with individuals with varying identities and backgrounds.
Demonstrated interest and/or experience with career development.
Demonstrated interest and/or experience advising, mentoring, or counseling college students.
Ability to innovate, lead, and organize tailored services, programs, and resources to meet the career management needs of liberal arts students.
Internal Number: 340088
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