Program Manager/ Career Counselor
Virginia Union University - Richmond, VA

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PROGRAM MANAGER/CAREER COUNSELOR

The Program Manager/Career Counselor manages the Office of Career Services Management System (PantherTrak) and provides career counseling services to all students; leads career counseling strategic planning process and establishes metrics for success; works with faculty and campus community to promote career development to students and alumni; provides one-on-one and group career programming and skill-development sessions to assist students and alumni in identifying and achieving their career goals; promotes graduate and professional school opportunities, full-time and experiential learning opportunities (internships, externships, research, study abroad and community-based learning) to students; supervises graduate interns and student ambassadors.

Knowledge/Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of career and student development theories, research and practices; understanding of student career needs, including graduate/professional school, experiential learning and full-time opportunities; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, alumni, employers and families; excellent writing, speaking and presentation skills, strategic planning experience; supervision and team leadership skills; familiarity with technology, particularly Microsoft Office and career services technologies.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master's degree in counseling, student affairs, higher education or a related field is required. A minimum of three years of experience in career counseling, development and administrative experience with increasing levels of responsibility and proven record of success is desired.

Date of Review: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications should be submitted by December 1, 2011.

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