Career Counselor
Park University - Parkville, MO

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The Career Counselor serves as a career and internship resource for students, alumni, employers, and the University community. The incumbent supports the Career Development Center (CDC) and University mission through counseling students and alumni, presenting workshops, and supporting CDC programming.

Accountabilities
  • Career and Internship Counseling - serves as an advisor to and advocate for students in obtaining career and internship opportunities; meets individually with students and seeking information regarding careers and internships, including job search, resume, cover letter, and application preparation; informs students about available career and internship resources and assists them in acquiring internship and career positions related to their career goals.
  • Employer Relations & Outreach - works collaboratively with CDC and University Advancement staff to grow career and internship opportunities; promotes positive employer relationships and assists employers in setting up high quality internship experiences for students; contacts employers by phone or email; hosts and/or visits local businesses, governments, and organizations to develop career and internship opportunities.
  • Campus Liaison Work - facilitates relationships with internal and external constituencies, including students, internship site personnel, and the University community; supports academic departments and University programs with their academic internship efforts; works with the University community to recruit students for specific career and internship opportunities; and markets career and internship opportunities to students, faculty, and staff through personalized emails and other marketing efforts.
  • Career and Internship Programming - prepares and conducts outreach presentations to classes, student groups, and campus units; and develops and presents career related programming for the CDC.
  • Maintains service delivery records pertaining to counseling, outreach, programming, and employer relations efforts; participates in the design of new marketing materials.

Position Requirements
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Counseling, Human Resources, or related discipline
  • One to three years’ experience working in a career development and/or student services environment
  • Computer literacy required; including computer assisted guidance systems and online job search tools
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with diverse student populations
  • Knowledge of career development theory and applications
  • Ability to administer and interpret career development assessments-MBTI/Strong/CISS preferred
  • Ability to deliver career services via phone, online, and in person
  • Expertise in resume and cover letter development, as well as job search strategies

Park University has an excellent benefits package including health and life insurance, retirement plan, and tuition paid undergraduate classes for employees and dependents.

Qualified applicants should upload a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements.

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