Job Requisition Number: 23678. The University of California, Berkeley is the preeminent public university in the country and one of the leading employers in the Bay Area. Join the Career Center at UC Berkeley as a member of a dynamic counseling team, providing innovative and comprehensive career services. We work with a wide spectrum of customers including undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni. In alignment with the Career Center?s direction of providing customized and specialized services, this position provides specialized counseling and programming for students with disabilities at both the undergraduate and graduate level to serve the unique needs of this population. This professional will develop, coordinate, implement, and evaluate career services, resources, and programs for students with disabilities across the wide range of Berkeley departments and programs. The position also plays a crucial role in a unique network of relationships by linking employers, faculty, staff, and students with information, resources, programs and services relevant to their specialized career needs.
?Provide career counseling services to undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities with unique needs and specific concerns regarding work/employment accommodations. Provide students with guidance and information regarding career decision-making, self-assessment, career options, goal setting, career research, the job search process and applying to graduate school. Deliver a variety of career workshops and programs on these topics. ?Research, design and plan strategy for delivery of broad and complex career-focused programs and events for students with disabilities that incorporate the needs of campus partners and constituents such as the Disability Students Program. ?Initiate special programming and projects based upon the changing needs of students and the marketplace. ?Establish new relationships with employers and corporations and other organizations related to career services and job opportunities for students with disabilities and eligible alumni. Promote partnerships and play a key role in the campus's relationship with outside organizations, with a special focus on increasing employer engagement. ?Develop tailored e-mail communications and other written materials that are customized to students with disabilities and eligible alumni. Write and maintain specific sections of the Career Center web site and contribute to unit publications, ensuring their accessibility. ?Conduct needs assessments/surveys, collect and report on data related to service delivery and outcomes. Analyze and address unique issues and problems concerning career services for students with disabilities. ?Collaborate with other members of the University community to develop specialized resources and programs/workshops. ?Create working relationships with disability student organizations as well as campus staff to collaborate on program delivery; build effective partnerships through regular communication, collaboration, and consultation. ?Participate on unit-wide committees and projects.?A Masters Degree in counseling, career development, student affairs, or related field, or equivalent experience. ?Demonstrated experience counseling college students with career/employment issues and advanced knowledge of career development issues and theories. ?Experience designing and delivering workshops/programs; strong presentation and public speaking skills ?Advanced knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and employment information sources as well as the application process for graduate and professional school. ?Knowledge of legal frameworks and federal laws and regulations involving accommodations and employment for persons with disabilities, including ADA Titles I and II and Sections 501 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. ?An advanced understanding and ability to work with and serve individuals from diverse backgrounds and related cross-cultural counseling skills. ?Ability to interact with a diverse student and staff population and demonstrated experience in the use of cross-cultural counseling skills. ?Demonstrated skill in establishing effective working relationships with staff of all levels, faculty, employers and alumni. ?Experience and proficiency with incorporating the use of technology to deliver career services. ?Excellent writing, presentation, and organizational skills.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.