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Career Counselor

Coastal Carolina University
Conway, SC

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Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services, Counseling
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Internal Title:

Career Counselor


Career Services

Position Type:

TLB - Time Limited - Benefits

Full or Part Time:



N/A - Time Limited

Hours per week:


Normal work days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal work hours:

M-TH 8:00am-5:00pm and F 8:00am-12:30pm

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Job Details:


Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following time-limited position: Career Counselor in Career Services.
Duties include, but are not limited to:· Provides Career Development Counseling to students and alumni including career assessment testing and interpretation, job skills coaching, resume and CV development, job networking skills, job search strategies and interviewing skills;· Conducts career counseling sessions by appointment, including career assessment testing and interpretation, and major consultation with students and alumni as needed;· Provides current and relevant career education in the form of online and printed resources, class presentations, workshops, seminars and other presentations and programs; and· Represents Coastal Carolina University Career Services Center and assists in the planning and implementation of large Career Services programs for university-wide events such as orientation, admissions events, faculty orientation, FYE presentations/events, career express tables, career fairs, etc.
Qualifications: A master’s degree in Counseling, Human Resources, Student Personnel Administration, or closely related field and one (1) year of related experience is required. May, 2024 graduates will be considered. Experience in Career Services in a college or university working with career assessment instruments, advising students on career goals and job search strategies, and facilitating placement of graduates in jobs and other work experiences is preferred. Three (3) years of related experience is also preferred.
Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 49 states and 55 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the baccalaureate and master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in instructional technology, and Ph.D. degrees in marine science: coastal and marine systems science and education sciences.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
How to Apply: Interested candidates may apply online at Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Time-limited position with benefits. Salary range: $37,860.00 to $45,000.00. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Normal work hours are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.


Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Counseling, Human Resources, Student Personnel Administration, or closely related field. One year of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in Career Services in a college or university working with career assessment instruments, advising students on career goals and job search strategies, and facilitating placement of graduates in jobs and other work experiences. Three years of related experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to develop relationships with students, alumni, parents, employers, and faculty/staff members for the purpose of facilitating the identification of, application to, and securing of graduate school and employment opportunities. Excellent communication skills including: ability to create and deliver public presentations and meet the public, multi-task and work well independently as well as with a team, ability to program one’s own work schedule while remaining flexible in relation to changing developments in a fast-paced office, working knowledge of career development theory, experience in the administration and interpretation of career-assessment testing instruments, experience in job/career placement of college/university graduates, experience in utilizing social media and marketing in a career services setting, ability to effectively utilize technology in managing workload, data collection and time schedule management. Ability to effectively meet with students and alumni to provide assistance in career development, resume development, interviewing skills through one-on-one counseling; the ability to utilize career assessment instruments in a counseling session, to be able to effectively speak publicly and present seminars and workshops on Career Services related subjects, the ability to meet with parents, faculty, staff and employers to further determine needs, demonstrate knowledge of Career Counseling techniques and utilization of career assessment instruments.

Mental Demands:

Analytical and Problem Solving, Confidentiality, Constant Interruptions, Customer Contact, Detailed Work, Multiple Concurrent Tasks, Reasoning, Stress, Training, Verbal Communication, Written Communication

Physical Demands:

Carrying, Lifting, Pulling, Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing

Physical Demands (Elements Exposed To):

None of these Listed

Please Select Any and All Equipment Needed to Perform the Duties:

Computer and Peripheral Equipment, Copier, Fax, Scanner, Telephone

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