Business Title: Career Consultant- Carson College of Business
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
Reporting directly to the Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Career Development, the Career Consultant will educate and advise Carson College of Business students on all aspects of career development. Career Consultants will be responsible for teaching three (3) sections of B_A 102 Exploring Careers in Business per year, developing and delivering workshops and presentations, and providing individual career coaching. The Career Consultant educates and advises students on topics such as the career/major decision-making process; development of cover letters, resumes/curriculum vitaes, and other job/internship application documents; job/internship search strategies; effective interviewing techniques; researching industries and companies for personal fit; effective networking strategies; online career resources and technologies; salary negotiations; graduate school application process; strategic involvement/participation in experiential learning opportunities that; and other career development topics.
The Career Consultant also supports the College's student development goals, which can include activities such as coordinating/delivering programming that enables students to fulfill their Career Amplifier requirements, assisting with employer recruiting activities, advising student business clubs, and coordinating special programs.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Professional work experience in advising, mentoring, or supervising college students.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including experience helping others improve their communication skills.
Work experiences that demonstrate strong public speaking skills and the development and delivery of engaging and informative presentations to students.
Work experiences that demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and work in a collaborative team environment.
Knowledge of, or experience with, HR recruitment platforms, career management systems and/or Internet resources for career development.
Ability and willingness to occasionally travel, work weekends, and work after regular business hours.
Two (2) years professional experience in career advising/counseling/coaching in higher education.
Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Experience using Learning Management Systems to teach (Canvas, Blackboard, Google Classroom, etc.).
Experience using social media for professional networking and job searches.
Professional experience implementing and using career assessments to help guide students through the career decision-making process (O*Net, Focus2, Sokanu, MBTI, Strong, Holland Code assessments, StrengthsFinder, StrengthsQuest, Keirsey, DISC, etc.).
Experience using career recruitment databases and online career information systems.
Certification as a Career Development Facilitator, NACE Career Coach, or similar certificate.
Area/College: Carson College of Business (CCB) Department Name: Carson Center for Student Success City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99163 Department Link: business.wsu.edu Monthly Salary: $4,500.00-$5,077.00 In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For additional information, please review WSU's Administrative Professional Compensation. WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the detailed Summary of Benefits offered by WSU for AP staff and Total Compensation. FTE: 100%
This is a permanent position. Screening Begin Date:Screening has begun and will remain ongoing until the vacancy is filled. Background Check:This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made. Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Required Documents:
2) Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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