Program Manager, Career Counseling KW - 20480

Location
Lone Star College Kingwood
Salary
Hiring Salary is $41,564
Posted
May 05, 2017
Ref
20480
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Community College

Lone Star College-Kingwood
 
Program Manager, Career Counseling KW - 20480

Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to create a one-stop shop for researching careers, job placement, and student employment. Position manages the Career Counseling program to ensure that implementation and prescribed activities are carried out in accordance with specified objectives. Plans and develops methods for implementing program, directs and coordinates activities, and exercises control over personnel responsible for specific functions or phases of the program. Reviews reports and records of activities and/or changes methodology as required to redirect activities and attain objectives. Controls expenditures in accordance with budget allocations.
 
Job Functions
1.Interviews and counsels students regarding career choices and works with them to assist indetermining potential careers options.
2.Administers and interprets multiple programs and tests that aid in appropriate careerselections. (i.e. Choices program, which tests students’ interests, abilities, and job skillsand provides guidance in career choice determination; MBTI personality tests, whichassists in determining a career based upon the results of the test.)
3.Works with a variety of LSC departments and local businesses for placement of studentsin jobs within their fields, as well as to develop co-op position for students. Develops newbusiness partnerships and maintains current partnership relations to increase potential forstudent placement.
4.Works with other colleges to develop a consistent system of student job placement.
5.Conducts workshops for students for interviewing techniques, resumes writing, andoverall job search skills.
6.Hires, trains, and supervises part-time and/or full-time staff and student workers.
7.Position may supervise the student employment office.
8.Responsible for other reasonable, related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

 • High School Diploma or equivalent and at least 2 years of related work experience. An Associate’s degree or higher may be considered in lieu of experience. 
 • Specialization in field.

Preferred Qualifications:
 • Bachelor's degree

Salary
Hiring Salary is $41,564

How to Apply  
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY ON-LINE ONLY
To learn of all available opportunities, go to: http://jobs.lonestar.edu.  Search by keyword or click the "Advanced Search" link to search by keyword or Job Opening ID.  Application materials will not be accepted via fax, e-mail, mail or hand delivery.Normally there is no contact with applicants unless they are selected for interview.  Some openings are posted year-round and are re-posted periodically; these applicants will be notified and asked to re-apply in order to remain active applicants for those positions.Lone Star College participates in the E-Verify program, under which Lone Star College provides the federal government with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm that the employee is authorized to work in the United States. More information on the E-Verify program is available at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.
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