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Career Consultant

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-08
Req: R-1438


1482-NN - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 2

Business Title:

Career Consultant


Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

Reporting directly to the Associate Director for Employer Connections and Career Outcomes, the Career Consultant will educate and advise Carson College of Business students on all aspects of career development. Career Consultants will be responsible for teaching three (3) sections of B_A 102 Exploring Careers in Business per year, developing and delivering workshops and presentations, and providing individual career coaching. The Career Consultant educates and advises students on topics such as the career/major decision-making process; development of cover letters, resumes/CVs, and other job/internship application documents; job/internship search strategies; effective interviewing techniques; researching industries and companies for personal fit; effective networking strategies; on-line career resources and technologies; salary negotiations; graduate school application process; strategic involvement/participation in experiential learning opportunities that; and other career development topics.

The Career Consultant also supports the College’s student development goals, which can include activities such as coordinating/delivering programming that enables students to fulfill their Career Amplifier requirements, assisting with employer recruiting activities, advising student business clubs, and coordinating special programs.

Required Qualifications:

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Professional work experience in advising, mentoring, or supervising college students.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including experience helping others improve their communication skills

  • Work experiences that demonstrate strong public speaking skills and the development and delivery of engaging and informative presentations to students.

  • Work experiences that demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and work in a collaborative team environment.

  • Knowledge of or experience with HR recruitment platforms, career management systems and/or Internet resources for career development.

  • Ability and willingness to occasionally travel, work weekends, and work after regular business hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years professional experience in career advising/counseling/coaching in higher education.

  • Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

  • Experience using Learning Management Systems to teach (Canvas, Blackboard, Google Classroom, etc.).

  • Experience using social media for professional networking and job searches.

  • Professional experience implementing and using career assessments to help guide students through the career decision-making process (O*Net, Focus2, Sokanu, MBTI, Strong, Holland Code assessments, StrengthsFinder, StrengthsQuest, Keirsey, DISC, etc.).

  • Experience using career recruitment databases and online career information systems.

  • Certification as a Career Development Facilitator, NACE Career Coach, or similar certificate.

Additional Information:

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualification and experience.
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary: Permanent

Position Term in months: 12

City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA, 99164

Area/College: Carson College of Business
Department Name: Carson Center for Student Success
Department Link: https://business.wsu.edu/
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by July 5, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Required Documents:
1) Resume
2) Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time