Career Counselor

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Posting Information

Posting Number2020402Posting/Functional TitleCareer CounselorUniversity Pay Plan TitleCareer CounselorLocationSan MarcosDepartmentCareer ServicesRecruitment TypeOpen to AllJob TypeFull-TimeMonthly Salary$3,750Job Category ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.

Candidates must have completed a master’s degree in counseling or related area.

Knowledge, skills, experience expected in:

Career counseling theory, development, and planning;

Practice and techniques of career counseling;

Creation and use of career-related resources, referrals;

Development and delivery of outreach, presentations, and event support;

Administration and interpretation of career assessments; and,

Providing student services support for a large, diverse enrollment.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior counseling within a university setting.

Previous experience working in a career services office.

Experience recruiting, training, and supervising other counselors.

On track toward LPC certification.

Job Description

This position will assist the Assistant Director by counseling students and alumni in career education, development, and planning, as well as supporting the expansion and marketing of those services.

Job Duties

Provide a wide range of career counseling services to the diverse Texas State community of first-year and other undecided students.

Career counsel individuals, often on a continuing basis, for issues such as occupational information, the career decision-making process, choosing a major, goal-setting, internships, graduate school, professional preparation, career-related stress, and related personal concerns.

Understand relevant online tools, databases. Administer and discuss career assessments. Keep confidential case files.

Recognize the need to refer students to the Counseling Center and other mental health resources. Make referrals to other departments and agencies as needed.
Develop and present career and professional development workshops across campus, assist with career fairs and other events for students, faculty, and staff. Serve on university teams and committees, as requested.

Participate in case conferencing and other professional development opportunities, aimed at improving full-time and part-time staff’s career counseling skills. Help track and assess area performance.

Assist in recruitment, training, and support of graduate intern counselors, as well as other related outreach, resource development, and research.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Additional Information to ApplicantsJob Open Date08/27/2020Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight)Open Until FilledYesNormal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayNormal Work Hours Start8:00AMNormal Work Hours End5:00PMPosting NoticesApplicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. Legal and Required Notices

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions


By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Linkhttp://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/33601Applicant DocumentRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts (all in one document)
  2. Letter of Recommendation #1
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Veteran's Preference
  5. Licensure
  6. DD 214/DD1300
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