Career Counselor

Charlottesville, VA
Jun 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Career Counselor

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Office of University Career Services

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-12-2017

Posting Summary:
The mission of the UVA Career Center is to foster holistic career development and facilitate connections to educate, inspire confidence, and empower all students to launch professionally and personally fulfilling lives. The Career Center places a high priority on quality individual direct service and exceptional customer service for all key constituents. As a Career Counselor, this individual will spend the majority of time providing direct services to University undergraduate students on a wide variety of career-related topics and industries. Direct service delivery includes individual career counseling with students, small group advising, and large group presentations and workshops. Supporting the Exploration community, as well as industry specific communities, will be components of the job. This includes industry and career community research, outreach and programming. The Career Counselor will be supervised by and work in conjunction with the Director for Career Counseling, Advising and Communities. This individual will perform other office and University duties as assigned. Some evening and weekend work is required.

This is a restricted position with end date expected to be no later than one-year from hire date. Opportunity for continuation based on funding.

For a full position description, please visit In addition to creating a staff application at, applicants must also upload a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three
references. The position will be listed as Open Until Filled. Review of applications will begin on June 22, 2017.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Strong customer service orientation; creativity, ability to assume responsibility, take initiative and work well independently and in teams
-Proven ability to design and present creative and innovative programs/workshops
-Well-developed organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects
-Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; strong oral and written communication skills

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