New York, New York - Posted on: Friday 08/23/13
Serve as a liaison for the Center for Career Development (CCD) and the Center for Graduate School and Fellowship Advisement, providing career counseling and outreach to students, alumni and faculty in the School of Engineering and the School of Science.
Provide individual and group career counseling for undergraduate students in the School of Engineering and the School of Science. Administer, analyze and interpret one or more career assessments (Focus2, MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, Knodell’s Card Sort) and provide online resources for undecided students to explore various majors and career opportunities.
Develop strong relationships with the Dean of School or Engineering, the Dean of School of Science, Department Chairs and faculty members from each school. Provide consultation and organization assistance to departments in their development of major specific career related events. Communicate and encourage faculty to maintain equitable opportunities for students by posting jobs and internships on JasperLink; inform key faculty in the use of JasperLink database. Conduct outreach efforts including workshops and presentations to classes, student clubs and faculty. Collaborate with the Employer and Alumni Outreach Specialist to target employers and build recruitment opportunities to increase quality and quantity of internship and employment opportunities.
Deliver workshops on professional training program, Jasper Professional Series and review student’s profiles online. Offer two ePortfolio workshops per semester to help students reflect and articulate their experience from Mentor Program, Peer Career Advising, Internships or other experiential learning opportunities. Regularly update and maintain online industry resources on majors and careers, domestic and international internships, full-time employment, and experiential learning opportunities in the fields of engineering, education, and healthcare on CCD’s websites. Integrate technology into daily operations, programs and presentations.
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in higher education, counseling, advising, and administration; priority will be given to candidates with experience working with students in the STEM discipline and/or academic background in the fields.
- Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
- Familiarity with career development theories and practices, assessments (Focus2/MBTI/SII), counseling and services.
- Understanding of and appreciation for Manhattan’s Catholic Lasallian mission and heritage.
- Must be flexible, collaborative, self-directed and outcome oriented.
- Must have strong written and oral presentation skills and have been successful in working both independently and in cross-functional teams.