The Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is seeking a Career Advisor too join our high-performing team.
Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Career Development, the Career Advisor provides individual counseling to undergraduate and graduates students across all Annenberg degree programs and is responsible for planning and implementing programs and events to increase student engagement with potential employment opportunities.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Provide individual advisement to undergraduate and graduate students on career issues and strategies, internship search methods, and resume and interview preparation
Lead all aspects of student/alumni job shadowing program
Coordinate career panels featuring alumni and guest speakers to expand student knowledge of potential career paths
Develop and deliver workshops and classroom presentations on career topics (resume writing, interviewing skills, etc.)
Assist with student recruitment and selection for departmentâs various Maymester experiential education programs (located in NYC, San Francisco and Los Angeles)
Maintain and update employer/alumni database
Administer annual internship survey and compile results
Maintain internship statistics and semester internship information survey
Provide programmatic support for new student/alumni diversity mentor program
Develop publicity and marketing materials for office programs (i.e. flyers)
Assist other staff members in Career Development with programming and events
Attend professional meetings and conferences to stay informed of industry trends
Masterâs degree preferred in Student Affairs, with 1-2 years prior experience in career counseling within a higher education environment
Must possess strong organizational, written and oral communications, and relationship building skills
Must have the ability to be flexible and adaptable
The salary range for this position is: $55,000 - $58,000.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of (5) five business days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.
The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.
About the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism
Located in Los Angeles at the University of Southern California, the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism is a national leader in education and scholarship in the fields of communication, journalism, public diplomacy and public relations. With an enrollment of more than 2,200 students, USC Annenberg offers doctoral, master's and bachelor's degree programs, as well as continuing development programs for working professionals across a broad scope of academic inquiry. The school's comprehensive curriculum emphasizes the core skills of leadership, innovation, service and entrepreneurship and draws upon the resources of a networked university located in the media capital of the world. For additional information, see our website: https://annenberg.usc.edu/
The University of Southern California is one of the worldâs leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international trade, USC enrolls more international students than any other U.S. university and offers extensive opportunities for internships and study abroad. With a strong tradition of integrating liberal and professional education, USC fosters a vibrant culture of public service and encourages students to cross academic as well as geographic boundaries in their pursuit of knowledge.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's DegreeMinimum Experience:1 YearMinimum Field of Expertise:Related education and experience in counseling and career services and advisementPreferred Education:Master's DegreePreferred Experience:2 Years
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