This position is a limited position with the possibility of extension/career conversion.
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 9/19/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 9/29/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
This position will work a hybrid schedule which includes a combination of working both onsite on Campus and remote.
The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science is dedicated to creating and promoting public health innovations to advance equity, justice, and wellbeing for all. The School focuses on health, diversity, inclusion, and social equity in everything we do. We believe this starts in the workplace, where we actively strive to ensure a sense of belonging for everyone and honor the idea that through our differences, we are better together. In working to fulfill that vision, we are comprised of more than 125 primary appointed faculty and academics, 200 staff members, and 25 secondary appointed faculty and provide mentorship and instruction to 700+ BSPH undergraduate major students and 225+ postgraduate students across six degree programs as well as a clinical residency. We conduct research and instruction in public health disciplines such as Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Climate & Environmental Health, Community Health Services & Preventive Medicine, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Behavior, Health Equity & Justice, Health Policy, Public Mental Health & Substance Use, and Technology & Precision Health, totaling ~$125M in grants and contracts and house five research service cores. We engage in research and teaching collaborations across the University and the community at-large. Partnerships with the community and with health agencies are fundamental to the School.
The UCSD PROS Career Coach provides individualized and group career advising to adults impacted by the criminal justice system. The position guides and advises clients in the selection of appropriate career goals via exploration of professional interests, skills, expertise, previous employment background, industry job prospects, and local and global employment opportunities.
The UCSD PROS Career Coach guides clients job search from planning and self-assessment as well as on developing individualized job search strategies and action plans. The position advises on job search activities from program enrollment through job acceptance.
The position tracks clients' progress by keeping meticulous records, and documenting data regarding job search outcomes. The UCSD PROS Career Coach plans and delivers career development/job search programming and workshops focusing on resume writing, interview skills, job search strategies, and other presentations depending on clients' needs. The position may advise clients on additional educational pathways to achieve their career goals. The position also individually coaches on salary negotiation.
The position helps clients understand how to: use technology to seek employment opportunities, apply for jobs online, conduct online video interviews, and download relevant apps for the phone to support employment or educational activities and/or other technological skills relevant to employment seeking.
Spanish language skills are a plus. Strong interpersonal skills and strong organizational skills are needed.
Although the majority of the responsibilities of this position are client-facing, the position also interacts with employers, plans and conducts employer visits, and integrates/invites employer participation in workshops, panel discussions, and conversations.
Advanced degree in career counseling or related career coaching credential and/or education as it relates to working with adults impacted by the criminal justice system or equivalent experience/training.
Two (2) years relevant experience in functional career advising experience or industry experience.
Strong experience providing one-on-one individualized career counseling, providing career planning, and job hunting guidance and advice. Experience providing individual coaching sessions on resume building, job search goal-setting, and job search strategies to adults impacted by the criminal justice system.
Experience developing rapport with clients tracking client progress from initial intake through job acceptance. Experience in a goal-oriented career counseling environment; experience monitoring client progress, reaching out to clients to pro
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