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Career Advisor

Lewis & Clark College
Oregon, United States
$33,000.00 - $33,000.00
Posted date
Aug 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Career Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job Summary  

Reporting to the Sr. Associate Director of the Career Center, the Career Advisor provides individual counseling, internship, and job search advising services to undergraduate students and alumni; develops and presents workshops; and contributes to positive relationships with students, employers, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents. The Career Advisor also assists with planning, executing, and supporting the Career Center’s programs and operations, providing leadership in the Career Center’s technology systems, data collection and management, and supervision of student workers.


This is a part-time, 0.66 FTE position.


Application Requirements:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Diversity Statement - The Diversity Statement should outline your experiences with diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Description of Duties & Responsibilities  

Career Counseling Services (50%)

  • Independently provide individual and group counseling to undergraduate students and recent alumni regarding career options, goal setting, career research and job search process.

  • Incorporate career assessments (interests and personality psychological instruments) into counseling conversation in conjunction with values identification and financial planning sources.

  • Assist with development and execution of tracking and data management practices for processing of jobs, internships, employer/community outreach.


Career Programming & Events (25%)

  • Develop and implement career programming and events to engage and support students in their decision making, including design and implementation of long-range planning and goal setting; preparation of professional materials, portfolios and interviewing; and development of alternative solutions and timelines.


Marketing & Communications (25%)

  • Support marketing efforts for programs and services.

  • Assist with development and maintenance of career center resources, including website content and info sheets.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Ability to relate to students, build trust, and provide effective feedback.

  • Ability to build relationships across campus with faculty, other student life staff, administrators and students.

  • A dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written, and public speaking skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituents.

  • Ability to multi-task and negotiate between competing demands and priorities.

  • Ability to quickly and effectively research and familiarize yourself with new information.

  • Experience working with diverse and underrepresented communities


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Degree in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Student Affairs, Counseling, or similar.

  • Experience facilitating assessments including: MBTI and Strong Interest Inventory.

  • Familiarity with the Handshake career database (or similar career technology).


  • $33,000 DOE (0.66 FTE, 10 months annually)

  • Benefits Eligible: YES


  • 30 hrs/week, 1300 hours annually (Aug - May)

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