Career and Outreach Coordinator

California, United States
Competitive Salary
Sep 23, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Reporting to the Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, the individual guides Woodbury University students and alumni in multiple areas related to career / outreach and life planning. He/she develops and delivers specialized educational presentations and programs in the areas of  career research, career decision making, and job search strategies to meet individual needs of students, faculty, and alumni. He/she manages the student internship and career experience processes.


  • Establish office hours for appointments with students/alumni for resume assistance, interview coaching to provide job search strategies, based on current employment listings and
  • Expand job and internship opportunities on the online job board to create a rich menu of employment opportunities for students and alumni. Also, works with WISE and Mentor Program.
  • In partnership the Pathways to Student Success (PASS) Program, integrate a 4-year career plan, to include classroom presentations and teaching an ePortfolio
  • Conduct workshops on topics such as writing resumes, interview skills, job search strategies, networking, mock interviews,
  • Collaborating with the Student Affairs office to coordinate school specific events and host career related programs and panels to reinforce contacts for recruitment and
  • Create a comprehensive marketing strategy to promote Career Services programs to the Woodbury community including social media campaigns and other highly used
  • In collaboration with the Financial Aid department, assist with monitoring of off-campus Work-Study job sites for student timesheet compliance in coordination with off-site
  • Collaborate with (Woodbury) school representatives for internships and career planning activities. Develop job fair events.
  • Expand usage of career placement database and coordinate assessment data to include services and placement.
  • Grow outreach to employers in all majors/areas of student interest, encouraging participation in campus events, postings on the Student Job Board, and other modes of connection with Woodbury
  • Other duties as



Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Counseling or related field, ability to provide career counseling to diverse students and alumni and, to plan and facilitate group presentations and workshops, and to work with community partners on and off campus; knowledge of resume construction, interviewing techniques, job search strategies, career and Internet resources and
  • Minimum of three years relevant experience related to career planning and employment services, including direct career counseling for traditional and non-traditional
  • Understanding and use of educational practices in career counseling, the job market, recruiting and hiring procedures, and ability to advise, motivate, and coach
  • Experience in teaching a career development course
  • Thorough knowledge of employment trends and current job market. Ability to conduct outreach to employers and professional
  • Ability to work with MS programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent communication, research, public relations and presentation skills, professional demeanor and high energy
  • Able to travel as needed to represent Careers and Alumni Office at institutional events and maintain flexible schedule to address the needs of nontraditional students and alumni.

Physical Requirements

  • Close vision, hearing/listening, and clear
  • Manual hand/fingers
  • Walking, lifting and carrying up to 25
  • Ability to utilize office equipment such as computers and
  • Combination of sedentary work, kneeling, stooping, bending, sitting, squatting, standing,
  • Works with/around and has verbal and face-to-face contact with
  • Works indoors in an office environment majority of the
  • Simple to complex reading, writing, clerical, and math ability.



Woodbury University is dedicated to celebrating diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Woodbury University is an EEO/AA institution committed to multicultural diversity in its peoples and programs. All employment decisions for all job classifications will be made on the basis of such factors as education, character, ability, skill and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political orientation, disability, veteran status, marital status, parental status, genetic information, membership or non-membership in any lawful organization, or any other protected status.