The Career Advisor serves as a career advisor for university students and student organizations. The individual in this position will serve as a generalist and provide both individual and group career advising to undergraduate and graduate students as well as alumni supporting them through all stages of the career development process. Experience working with international students and/or under-resourced students is desirable.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Provides guidance on career exploration, job, transitional program and internship searches, networking, interviewing, resume, cover letter and portfolio development, salary negotiations, workplace etiquette and the graduate school application process.
Documents advising notes.
Follow-ups with students.
Works on special projects (serve on a committee, develop workshop curriculum, etc.).
Develops and maintains relationships with campus partners and faculty, as needed.
This position is part-time and works approximately 10-15 hours per week during the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. during the academic year (August through May).
Actual hours and days are scheduled based on the needs of our students and the availability of each of our Career Consultants.
Attendance at monthly team meetings as well as orientation/training is required.
Applicant Special Instructions
Please include a cover letter in addition to a resume.
Master's degree in related area.
Advanced interpersonal communication skills.
Independent learning capabilities.
Agility and adaptability.
Bachelor's degree in related area with at least five years of full-time, related professional experience.
$25.15 - $40.25 / HourlyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
This position is not eligible to receive benefits. Please visit our website at https://hr.wustl.edu/benefits/ to view eligibility criteria.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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