Career Counselor

Geneseo, New York, Livingston County
Mar 08, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary          

The Career Counselor will provide students and alumni with guidance, resources, and direction with respect to their career development needs. The Career Counselor will advise students individually and in groups, design and conduct career-related workshops, partner with internal and external stakeholders to deliver innovative and effective programming, participate in departmental special projects, maintain and manage departmental website and oversee all departmental technology, manage the Career Library, and execute other duties as requested by the director.

Required Qualifications              

The successful candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a human services field, three years of experience advising students in a higher education environment, and technological proficiency.

Preferred Qualifications             

Preferred candidates will have a Master’s degree in a relevant field, three years advising experience in a higher education environment, and technological proficiency.

Other Skills Required   

Skilled in the use of social media and career-related software.

Special Instructions to Applicant             

Please attach a cover letter, addressing all qualifications, resume and provide contact information for three professional references.

References will be contacted at the time of initial interviews. To be guaranteed consideration applications must be received by April 5, 2017.

About SUNY Geneseo  

SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer 

SUNY Geneseo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:

Background Investigation Statement    

All applicants are subject to drug and criminal background checks. See our full Background Investigation Statement at

Clery Statement              

Applicants interested in positions may access the Annual Security Report(ASR) for the College at The ASR contains information on campus security policies and certain campus crime statistics. Crime statistics are reported in accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. Applicants may request a hard copy of the ASR by contacting the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department at 585-245-5651.