Under general direction, the Career Counselor provides career counseling, internship and job search services, and outreach and networking programs to students and alumni; oversees and assists with the management of assigned active employers; assists with career services events; teaches career courses; and markets career services to students, alumni, and faculty/staff.
Delivers comprehensive career exploration and career planning services/programs to students and alumni; provides career counseling and career assessment administration and interpretation; coordinates the internship/cooperative education program; coordinates and presents specialized outreach programs designed to heighten students awareness of careers.
Provides presentations to student groups and classes on career development issues; teaches career courses; provides outreach to faculty and staff to inform of industry, career trends, and relevant career and job search information; markets services to all stakeholders including students, alumni, faculty, staff and employers.
Assists in managing existing employers with questions and issues regarding recruiting students and alumni at Saint Louis University; coordinates specialized job/information networking events; assists with the coordination of on-campus recruiting activities; maintains contact and exchanges information with corporations and government organizations.
Monitors activity budget, runs reports and statistics on the job search database; critiques resumes and corresponds with students through career services management system.
Participates in University and division-wide committees and events; performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics
Experience in career counseling and knowledge of student and human development throughout the life span
Knowledge of theoretical models for career development and associated counseling and information-delivery techniques and resources with experience interpreting career assessments
Counseling, interpersonal, and human relations skills
Experience in assisting with all aspects of the job search including resume/cover letter, interviewing, networking, and salary negotiation
Ability to market and advertise programs and services through social media Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking
Experience in program and workshop development
Masters degree in counseling, higher education or related field; supplemented with two (2) years of related work experience.
Saint Louis University(SLU) is a private, co-educational Jesuit university located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. Founded in 1818 by the Most Reverend Louis Guillaume Valentin Dubourg SLU is the oldest university west of the Mississippi River. The University has campuses in St. Louis, Mo. and Madrid, Spain. SLU values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service. For nearly 200 years, the University has gone beyond teaching facts and figures, encouraging students to form ideas and identities. Today, SLU students are nearly 14,000 strong. The University has invested vast resources to advance academic programs and enhance the student experience. SLU also is a major research institution where premier researchers tackle local and global challenges. And the University's commitment to community service has earned it national acclaim and bolstered its status as a character-building college.