Career Services Advisor

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Career Services Advisor   (Req. 28349)

This position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating career services for students and alumni, working directly with students as well as staff and faculty from across the Fielding School of Public Health. This position will work closely with the Director of Career Services and collaborate with FSPH faculty and External Relations staff to maintain strong relations with the Public Health employment community and traditional and non-traditional opportunities locally and globally. This position will coordinate programming in collaboration with FSPH external affairs, campus partners, student leadership, and alumni groups to support efforts for career education, employment recruitment, and professional networking opportunities. This position will advise FSPH students in career decision-making, self-assessment, career options, goal setting, career research, professional communication, and the job/internship search process. Additional responsibilities include coordinating and facilitating workshops and events regarding career opportunities and job search skills and to recruit speakers (including alumni and prospective employers). This position will maintain an online content management database and online career planning and job search resources, including social media pages.  


Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 28349

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Psychology, or related field, with related experience in public health or related human or social services; or equivalent combination of education and professional experience.
  • Knowledge of data gathering and analyses, including analyzing information, problems, situations or procedures to formulate objective conclusions while recognizing alternatives.
  • Familiarity with and interest in public health fields including knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and
    employment information sources.
  • Demonstrated experience in speaking to a variety of audiences, working with multicultural populations, facilitating workshops and presentations to diverse audiences, and advising or training diverse groups.
  • Computer skills and proficiency to support fiscal, evaluation, marketing, reporting and presentations for the career services office, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook Office, PowerPoint, Survey Monkey, Google drive, Box, Canva, and other software that may be utilized to complete job tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team oriented environment, to follow through with minimal direction and to independently work.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills to obtain and convey information accurately and clearly.


UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -




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Job No: 28349
Posted: 7/19/2018
Application Due: 9/17/2018
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