The Career Center at East Carolina University supports and empowers students in their career development to succeed as professional in a global community. The Career Center provides students with career development tools that assist them to become professionals. The department develops academic and co-curricular programs and services to enhance career readiness, leadership and engagement.
The Career Counselor will provide career counseling services and related programs for students and alumni in a variety of fields. Through counseling appointments and brief consultations, the counselor will support students with guidance and information regarding career decision-making, career options, goal setting, career research, the job search process, and applying to graduate/professional school. The Career Counselor will serve as the primary professional to work with graduate students, undecided majors and other unique targeted student populations. The Counselor will plan and deliver career programming (such as employer/alumni panels and networking events). The Counselor will assist or coordinate with other department team members various career fairs and events. The Counselor will consult with employers regarding optimal marketing strategies to reach students and to collaborate on events and programs.
The Career Counselor will serve as the primary coordinator to develop and implement a Career Peer program to assist students with the career development process.
The position will report directly to the Director of the Career Center.
This position requires a Master's degree in career development, counseling, student personnel administration or related field or equivalent experience. Potential candidates must have demonstrated experience counseling students/clients involving career and employment issues; knowledge of career development issues. Candidates should have strong knowledge of employer recruiting strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and employment information sources. The ability to interact with a diverse student and staff population is essential. Demonstrated skill in establishing effective working relationships with staff of all levels, faculty, academic personnel, employers and alumni. Experience and proficiency with incorporating the use of technology to deliver career services.
Excellent writing, presentation, and organizational skills
Special Instructions to Applicants
In order to be considered for the position, all applicants are required to submit a candidate profile, a letter of interest, a current resume/vitae, and a list of references including contact information online.
In addition, each candidate should arrange to have a minimum of three letters of reference that speak directly to the candidate's qualifications for this position submitted to the Chair of the search committee at the address indicated below:
Dr. Belinda Patterson
Search Committee Chair
ECU Graduate School
131 Ragsdale Building
Greenville, NC 27858
Additionally, original official transcripts, as well as a criminal background check, will be required upon offer of employment.
East Carolina University seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. In order to promote the university's diversity goal, Student Affairs strongly encourages applicants from women, minorities, and historically underrepresented groups.
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