Career Development Specialist I

Edmond, OK
Mar 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

College Information:
Position Summary:

Develop and deliver programs and services related to career development, career, choice, academic plans, job development, and workplace transition. Provide individual and/or group career counseling and workshops on these topics. Plan, create, and/or present informational programs. Document, reports on, and/or maintain records and evaluation information from counseling/program sessions. Represent the college during university special events and other outreach activities for current and prospective students. May coordinate internships for students with interested companies and corporations and maintain career recourse information. Assist in the design and implementation of procedures. May serve as liaison between students and employers, and persuade employers to recruit students and alumni.

Posting Number: RE00825
Job Type: Full-Time
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Conduct one-on-one career coaching sessions to create a career development plan including components of career assessment, definition of career and internship goals, choosing a major, job-search, resume preparation, interviewing, and applying to graduate/professional school.

Conduct mock interview sessions with individual students.

Facilitate training and skill development workshops and presentations to classes and student organizations and assist in coordinating special events, programs, fairs, etc.

Maintain up-to-date knowledge and information about career fields and industries.

Communicate with relevant faculty and staff and any appropriate student groups and/or organizations to increase visibility and knowledge of office programs.

Participate in assessment of services and programs.

Promote the university and office through participation in professional organizations.

Participate as a team member in activities related to the goals and objectives of the unit.

Perform other related duties as assigned.

Salary: $34,798 annually
Desired Start Date: 07/10/2017
EEO Statement:

The University of Central Oklahoma (University) is committed to an inclusive educational and employment environment that provides equal opportunity and access to all qualified persons. The University will continue its policy of fair and equal employment and educational practices without discrimination harassment because of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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