Career Counselor and Outreach Specialist
University of Colorado - Boulder
|Posting Title||Career Counselor & Outreach Specialist|
|Position Type||University Staff|
|Background Check Required?||Yes|
|Job Summary||Career Services at the University of Colorado at Boulder is searching for a new Career Counselor and Outreach Specialist to join our team. The Mission of Career Services is to provide a centralized, comprehensive career center for all students at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Career Services empowers students to take control of their own professional development and job search by providing the following tools and services:
• Career Counseling
The counseling group within Career Services includes professional counselors from many academic and theoretical backgrounds. Each counselor is a general practitioner with a specialization in different areas. We strive for an environment of mutual trust and support in order to offer creative, state-of-the art career programming. To achieve that goal, we encourage professional development and engagement as well as collaboration within the office, on campus, and with the community.
The Career Counselor and Outreach Specialist provides career counseling, workshops, presentations, career planning, interview skills, resume writing, and job search skill development for students and alumni at the University of Colorado at Boulder . The Career Counselor functions as a key member of the Career Counseling Team and represents Career Services at university-wide activities.
|Posting Description||Department Information:
As the bridge between academics and the world of work, Career Services connects students with their professional strengths, employers with a rich pool of educated talent, and degrees with a world of opportunities. We know the future matters. We have a large counseling team that operates from a strengths-based model. Each counselor is a general practitioner with a specialization in a particular area. The counseling team strives for an environment of mutual trust and support in order to offer creative, state-of-the art career counseling and career programming. As a team, we are collaborative, innovative, and dedicated to professional growth.
The Career Counselor/Outreach Specialist position is responsible for the following duties:
Note: This position requires working some evenings and occasional weekend hours.
Salary and Benefits:
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment, learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting human resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or (303) 492-6475.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To achieve this goal, we conduct background investigations for all final applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history.
The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work.
|Minimum Qualifications||• Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, Student Affairs, Higher Education, or related field (must be conferred by May 2013)
• One year of career counseling or advising experience working in a college or university setting with college students
• Enthusiastic about working with undergraduate students and an ability to work with graduate students, nontraditional students, and alumni
• Interest in supervising students
• Interest in working with diverse student populations
• Demonstrated experience working with cross-campus partners
• Familiarity with Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strengthsfinder AND/OR Strong Interest Inventory
|Required Competencies/Knowledge, Skills and abilities||• Excellent time management skills
• Proven presentation and public speaking skills
|Desired Qualifications||Preferred qualifications may be used to further reduce the pool of applicants to those who are most highly qualified.
• Knowledge of social justice theories and practices
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