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Career Advisor

National University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 7, 2022
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Position Summary:

The Career Advisor provides professional career development services to the students and alumni of National University. Skilled in career counseling, resume and cover letter development, interviewing techniques, career assessments, job search and other professional development topics. Facilitates workshops, assists with planning and implementing career events. Plays a key role in assisting students and alumni with navigating the job portal. Tracks and reports student and alumni engagement with career services.

Essential Functions:

Career Counseling and Advisement
  • Provide online career counseling to students and alumni on professional development topics such as Resume and Cover Letter Development, Interview Preparation, Job and Internship search strategies, LinkedIn, Mock Interviews, Career Transition and other topics as requested
  • Administer and interpret career-related tests and inventories to assess abilities, interests, and to identify career options and related degree programs
  • Support and participate in virtual career fairs, employer information sessions, and classroom presentations
  • Serve as a liaison to school faculty, represent Career Services in school meetings, University committees, events and professional associations as needed.
  • Active participant in all operational aspects of Handshake, the Career Services online portal, and functions as a point person for Handshake as it relates to students/alumni
  • Maintain updated records of meetings with students, students’ career advancement and employment activities
Program Development
  • Facilitate and plan weekly career development online workshops weekly on Resume Development and Interviewing
  • Assist in the marketing and promotion of career-related events and programs specifically aimed at engaging students and alumni
  • Reasonable and consistent Attendance to fulfill requirement of the position
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsi bilities: N/A


Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Master’ degree in Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Career Development or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in Career Services, Higher Education, or related functional area within a college setting.
  • Experience in higher education preferred.
  • Experience working in a technology-driven enterprise preferred.
  • All skills, abilities and education will be considered for minimum qualifications.
Competencies/Technical/Functional Skills:
  • Demonstrates labor market and industry knowledge pertaining; familiarity with fastest growing occupations and companies hiring.
  • Communicates effectively, listens sensitively, and adapts communication to audience
  • Strong presentation abilities (verbal, written, online presentations).
  • Build and maintain relationships with employers to increase opportunities for students/alumni
  • Knowledge of employment trends and current job market information.
  • Proficient in MS Office to include Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and career-related technology.
  • Provide career-related information/updates on website, job portal, social media, and other communication channels.
  • Serve a diverse student body, including international students and student veterans and promote diversity, equity, and advising.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, excellent organizational skills with attention to details; good follow-up and follow-through and use of independent judgement.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and other applications in the Microsoft Office Suite
Travel: No Travel Required

National University is committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations we serve. As a network of nonprofit educational institutions, the System employs more than 3,300 faculty and staff and serves over 41,000 students. We are united in our mission to meet the global education demands of the 21st Century and are dedicated to creating a supportive academic and work environment that allows for students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity. With programs available both online and at our many campus locations, National University is a leader in creating innovative solutions to education and meeting the needs of our diverse student population, including adult learners and working professionals.

National University offers an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity.

National University (NU) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employee per applicable federal, state and local laws. At NU, a diverse mix of highly talented, innovative and creative people come together to make the impact of a lifetime for each of our student learners. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment, education, and admission at National University. We are focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, color, ancestry, age, family care status, veteran status, marital status, creed, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and other legally protected group status.

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