Arts & Sciences Career Development seeks a Career Development Associate to counsel (both individually and in group settings) 4,000+ undergraduate students and alumni exploring career options. Emphasis for this role will focus on first-generation and low-income student support and administration. Under the leadership of senior staff, assist with the Pathways Internship Program, a career exploration and development program that empowers first-gen students, and the Summer Experience Grant, a program which assists students in funding their summer experiences. Administer and interpret career-related testing and assessments, including the Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI, CliftonStrengths, and other career assessments. Guide students on career development and job search issues including, but not limited to: career planning, job/internship search strategies, resume/cover letter review, interview skills and feedback, job offer evaluation, salary negotiation, and resource referrals. Counsel students on graduate school, including, but not limited to: determining if/when to attend graduate school, identifying schools, reviewing application materials, and evaluating admissions offers. Educate students on career development issues using various media including workshops, lectures, seminars, print materials, web pages, and other technology. Develop and update workshops that meet student needs for career development and planning. Conduct practice interviews with students and provide positive and critical feedback. Refer students to campus resources. Collaborate with colleagues in Student Services, Admissions, Advising, Cornell Career Services, and other college career offices across campus.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with 1-2 years of experience or equivalent combination. Must have strong customer services skills. Professional demeanor required to interact with current/prospective students, parents, alumni, employers, staff, faculty, and other constituents with diplomacy and tact. Commitment to/understanding of the liberal arts and sciences mission, and how to assist students in utilizing their education/skills in obtaining their career goals. The ability to work with diverse populations of students regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status is required. Knowledge of career/student development theories and the ability to apply them while interacting with students is necessary. Strong counseling, presentation, and communication skills (verbal & written) are required. Must be team player to work across a small College based office, Career Services offices across campus, and colleagues in the College of Arts & Sciences Student Services Office.
Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to an individual who was a first-generation and/or low-income college student. Certified in MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, and CliftonStrengths. Ability to understand the needs of high achieving Ivy League students, and counsel students regarding stress management. Knowledge of and ability to work in a decentralized career services model. Familiarity with online recruiting programs and career tools, a plus. Master's degree in higher education or counseling.
Applications will be accepted through Friday, April 26, 2019. To be considered, please submit BOTH cover letter and resume. We have found it most efficient to save as one document before attaching.
No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance are provided for this position.
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