Client Outreach Career Counselor, Special Programs

Riverside, CA
Feb 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $47,600 - $59,200
Title: Client Outreach Career Counselor, Special Programs
Category: Student Affairs and Advising
Department: Career Services Center
Date Posted: 10/28/2016

Position Information: Under general supervision, the incumbent will serve as part of the Special Programs Team. The incumbent will generate and create strategies and tactics to educate employers, colleges, the business community, and graduate program representatives about all Career Center fee based events, career fairs, and special programs. Identify and target prospective employers to participate in major on campus and virtual events. Increase the number of participants in and revenue generated by fee based events and programs. Incumbent will plan, organize, and administer career development and job search assistance programs and advising for UCR undergraduate, graduate students and alumni.

Minimum Requirements: Knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice, workshop and program design.
Advanced knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Proven interpersonal skills to maintain cooperative working relationship with employers, students, alumni, faculty and administration.
Strong written and verbal communication skills. Must effectively be able to deliver information in a clear, concise and articulate manner to students, employers, and faculty to include skill in presentations to small and large groups.
Ability to work independently. Skilled in organizing work, defining tasks, prioritizing assignments and follow through.
Ability to collaborate across campus by serving on task forces and committees as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to select and use appropriate technology to accomplish a given task.

Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.

Working knowledge of program and event management for a Career Center at a major university.

Demonstrated knowledge in evaluating the role of social media for employer, graduate school and student engagement.

Ability, in coordination with Student Affairs Marketing and Communication, to distribute online and print marketing materials with little notice.

Knowledge of Symplicity CSM powered by NACElink.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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