Reports to the Assistant Dean/Director of the Career Center. Performs a wide range of career counseling, including individual and group career counseling to undergraduate and graduate students and alumni. Administers and interprets career assessment instruments, and design and implements small and large group workshops in the following critical area: resume writing, job search, interviewing, and career decision-making and other career topics. Establishes relationships with alumni to serve as mentors or as potential employers. Track and report student success stories and career placement after graduation. Provides resolution to an assortment of problems of a more complex scope. Demonstrates good understanding of the theoretical and applied bases for particular field of specialization.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a Bachelor’s degree in counseling, student personnel services, educational, psychology, or a related field; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience, and a minimum of two years of experience that demonstrates knowledge and understanding of career counseling theories and methodologies for individuals and groups.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Master’s degree in counseling, or related discipline preferred. Must have the appropriate qualifying education and/or experience to administer and interpret career assessment instruments. Excellent interpersonal, oral, written, and editing communication skills are also required along with computer literacy.
This position requires excellent technical skills with the knowledge of Microsoft Office platforms, career development software (SIGI3 Career Guidance System) and knowledge of other on-line assessments including the Strong and Myers Briggs on-line assessments. Position will become familiar and comfortable in using all facets of the RaptorLink System, powered by Symplicity Corporation
Salary: Starting salary will be commensurate with experience and within departmental budgets.
Posting Number: 20ST0030
Location: Rutgers University-Camden
Internal Number: 108812
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