Career CounselorPosition Number::
006319Full-time or Part-time::
University Career ServicesPosting Number::
EHRA (Non-Faculty) Job Category::
$35,000.00 - $40,000.00Minimum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceMaximum salary::
Commensurate with Education and ExperienceOverall Position Competency::
Flat RateDescription of primary duties and responsibilities::
Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:Description of Work Continued::
The Office of Career Services at Fayetteville State University is committed to educating and preparing our diverse student and alumni population for graduate/professional schools and the world of work by offering career development programs and services. Through collaborative partnerships, best practices, research, technology, and the provision of professional support that leads to student success, our goal is for FSU students and alumni to become talented professionals in pursuit of their desired career paths while being exemplary contributors to society at large.
Primary Purpose of the Position:
The Career Counselor serves as a key leader of the Career Services team that provides career counseling, event coordination, program administration, and outreach that supports the career development needs of FSU students and alumni.
Duties and Responsibilities:Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
Provides excellent customer service to internal and external constituents of the office and responds to routine and unique inquires. Demonstrates a pleasant and polite demeanor to all visitors and constituents.
Assists and evaluates students in group and individual settings using personal interviews, advising sessions and assessments for the purpose of locating, applying, and securing internships and/or employment
Assists in the coordination of on-campus recruitment, job location and development, co-ops, internships and other career development initiatives as needed and helps manages functional operations of programs within the service unit.
Conduct site visits to include campus, local, and regional employers to maintain relations as well as further expand experiential learning opportunities, promoting out-of-classroom experience and learning activity related to students’ academic studies and career direction. Participate in area of business, not-for-profit associations, and chamber of commerce activities with the emphasis relation development.
Designs, develops, and presents college specific outreach materials related to career development for the purpose of seminars/workshops/programs and one-on-one interactions based on student needs assessment and faculty requests
Answer student inquiries regarding service delivery areas of the unit and must be knowledgeable of other university services in order to provide proper referrals.
As a team member in the unit, works collaboratively with university units to ensure proper dissemination of unit services and information.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor
Master’s degree from an accredited college or universityKnowledge skills and abilities::
Minimum of one year of related work experience
Must have a clear vision of the components of a comprehensive career development program. Open Until Filled::
Knowledge of cooperative education, internship , on-campus recruitment programs and JLD Programs.
Strong communication , interpersonal, marketing and student advising experience
Must have the capacity to work effectively with a variety of constituencies including; students, faculty, staff, alumni and employers.
Must possess effective and creative leadership skills
Excellent time management skills
Must have demonstrated knowledge of technological innovations in career development.
Must possess sound understanding and usage of computer applications with proficiency with Microsoft applications.
Must have the ability to instruct, mentor and assist in the professional development of students.
YesAdditional Information for Applicants:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable), academic verification and credit history check (if applicable).Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and employment and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.