Career Counselor II/III

Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 30, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Office of ProfandCareer Development

Division Name

College of Business

Position Title

Career Counselor II/III

Job Class Code

AE04 B/C

Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Office of Professional and Career Development within the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University is searching for a Career Counselor. This position will advise and counsel students and alumni concerning career choices, employment opportunities, and part-time job opportunities.

Essential Functions

The responsibilities for this position include the following:

1) Provides individual and group career counseling to include (but not limited to) career development, career choice, workplace transition, and career development issues.

2) Plans, develops, and/or presents informational programs related to issues such as career development, career choice, academic plans, workplace transition, and job search skill development.

3) Documents, reports on, and/or maintains records and evaluation information from counseling/program sessions.

4) May coordinate internships for students with interested companies and corporations and maintain career recourse information.

5) May train students as peer career counselors.

6) Assists in the design and implementation of procedures.

7) May serve as liaison between students and employers, persuade employers to recruit student and campus graduates and encourage students to research companies and practice interviewing skills.

8) Teaches the BUSI development series and contributes to the design and assessment of the courses.

Education Level

Master's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Education, Counseling, or related field.

Years of Experience

2 years experience

Area of Experience

Experience in providing career counseling and planning services.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level II, the candidate must have 2 years experience providing career counseling and planning services
Salary Range: $35,000 – $58,400

Level III, the candidate must have 4 years experience providing career counseling and planning services.
Salary Range: $39,300 = $65,500

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Must have great communication skills to connect with students, alumni, and employers.
Familiarity with career assessment instruments, knowledge of career fields and employment markets, knowledge of career/job search engines/websites, ability to work collaboratively with other staff in teams to accomplish goals.

Minimum Technology Skills

Microsoft Suite.

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

1. At least 4 years experience in a higher education environment.

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$35,000 - $65,500

Job Category


Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date


EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, or related a field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+