CAREER COUNSELOR

Waterville, Maine - Posted on: Monday 04/07/14

Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Provide excellent group and individual career counseling to college students

- Participate in the department’s implementation of the Colby Connect career planning curriculum, including presenting workshops on self-assessment, career exploration, and career-related communication topics

- Develop and/or present general as well as specialized workshop programming related to programmatic areas, such as self-assessment and career exploration

- Partner with other departments on campus including alumni relations, parent programming, admissions, campus life, and academic departments

- Develop and cultivate relationships with local employers to expand the opportunities for job shadowing opportunities

- Perform additional duties as assigned

 

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree is required

- 1-2 years of experience in a related field

- Ability to interact effectively with a diverse student population

- Ability to effectively and positively counsel college students

- Knowledge of career counseling/coaching theory

- Experience with evaluation of relevant career development programming

- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation of workshops and related educational experiences for students

- Strong time-management and data-management skills

- Willingness to develop as a professional in an office that must be responsive to changing job markets and career/student development trends

- Willingness to work some evenings and weekends, and travel occasionally as required

Related Links

Interested candidates please apply online at: http://www.colby.edu/administration_cs/humanresources/employment/career_counselor_3_11_2014.cfm