UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 08/15/17 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.
Under the general supervision of the Director, the Student Career Advisor serves as an active member of the Career Education & Advising unit within the Career Center. The Student Career Advisor provides a range of services and programs to meet the career development needs of undergraduate students. Utilizing a theoretical understanding of career development, advises students/alumni on a full range of career processes, including individual or group advising/coaching, career planning, setting career goals, decision making, and improving job search competencies.
Provides a holistic approach to student/alumni career counseling, modifies workshops and presentations as necessary; or maintains relationships with potential employers, school admissions representatives, and other organizations to establish contacts to meet the career needs of students. Performs independently, but may receive guidance in developing new career advising/coaching services and programs. Will have an Arts and Humanities career advising and programming focus.
Must be willing and able to travel.
Must have access to reliable transportation.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Strong knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques. Job search techniques to include industries.
Thorough knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice; workshop and program design.
Demonstrated knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Proven ability to design and implement innovative career development programs that empower students to develop and utilize their self-awareness, professional development skills, and proven resources to identify and pursue their career goals.
Knowledge of career development theory and student development practices, including ethical standards. Knowledge of academic and career programs and opportunities with ability to apply theories and principles of higher education in a college structure and recognize internship opportunities.
Strong computer and web development experience and skills to apply and learn various programs (MS Office, databases) and to lead website organization to accomplish outreach and intake and advising online. CSM, online platforms/tools, customer service messages.
Demonstrated ability to ensure effective development of web-based intake, advising and automated database tracking systems.
Knowledge and ability to work with fiscal related matters including budgets, expenditures, and reimbursement processes.
Demonstrated ability to make effective presentations to large and small groups.
A Bachelor's Degree in education, counseling, psychology or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively and to establish relationships of trust with a diverse multi-cultural population including parents, students, alumni, school officials, staff, and faculty.
Job offer is contingent upon a satisfactory clearance based on background check results.
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