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Advisor, Center for Career and Experiential Education

Kingston, RI - Posted on: Tuesday 07/05/16


Position Information

Posting Number SF00281
Job Title Advisor, Center for Career and Experiential Education (CCEE)
Position Number 108532
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Faculty/Professional Staff
Union PSA/NEA - Professional Staff Assoc
Pay Grade Level 10
Pay Rate $49,987 - $62,539
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent

Department Information

Department Center Career Experiential Edu

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email ghenriques@uri.edu
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded No
Extension Contingency Notes
Duties and Responsibilities

Position is full-time calendar year, permanent.


Provide direct services and support to University undergraduate students on a wide variety of career and internship-related topics and industries. Direct service delivery includes individual career and internship advising with students, small group advising, and large group presentations and workshops. Perform other office and University duties as assigned. Work some evenings and weekends.


Provide direct student service through individual appointments and walk-in/drop-in advising.

Focus on supporting students in STEM and Healthcare-related majors.

Utilize a range of assessments, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Type Focus and Strong Interest Inventory to help students gain clarity of interests, target occupations and increase career-readiness.

Teach career and internship planning classes.

Design, develop, market and present career development workshops.

Manage shadow program for students enrolled in ITR 300.

Collaborate with faculty to collect and deliver industry-specific information connecting majors and careers.

Develop and market industry-specific programming and resources to faculty and students.

Engage with employers to collect and disseminate industry-related information to students.

Participate in student tracking and evaluation processes designed to assess client activity, satisfaction, and the achievement of learning objectives; Provide bi-annual reports and analyses of client information.

Facilitate workshops and presentations on a variety of career topics such as Writing Targeted Resumes and Cover Letters, Finding Internships, Conducting Internship and Job Searches, and Improving Interviewing Skills.

Collaborate with advising team to evaluate and continually enhance programs and services to more effectively address student needs.

Develop programs to address a wide variety of topics such as advising students on decisions about academic majors, suggesting strategies for exploring career options, sharing effective methods to search for jobs/internships, and preparing for the transition from college; Manage all logistical details of each program and event.

Partner with career and internship advising team to deliver presentations to incoming first-year students.

Collaborate with employer relations team to assure complementary interface of programs and services for students interested in on-campus interviewing, career fairs, and position listings related to internships and full-time jobs; Support traditional and seek new methods of communicating and marketing the value of employer programs to college students.

Serve on career work teams to support new initiatives involving career development and implementation across the University.

Participate in CCEE Job & Internship Fairs by assisting staff with logistics of those events.



Required Qualifications


1. Master’s degree in higher education, college student personnel or related field;

2. Minimum of two years of experience providing career or internship advising in a college/university setting;

3. Demonstrated experience teaching career or internship-based curriculum;

4. Demonstrated ability to design and present programs or workshops;

5. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills;

6. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

Preferred Qualifications


1. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, alumni, faculty, and employers;

2. Demonstrated knowledge of print and on-line career resources;

3. Demonstrated computer and web-based skills, including career database(s);

4. Demonstrated strong oral and interpersonal communication skills;

5. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects;

6. Demonstrated teamwork skills;

7. Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office Platform;

8. Demonstrated job shadow program development experience.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 06/29/2016
Closing Date 07/12/2016
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach 2 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) Cover letter and (#2) Resume, which should include the names and contact information of three professional references.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu:80/postings/1454

To Apply:

Please visit https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1459