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Career Counselor I/II/III

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 13, 2022

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Office of ProfandCareer Development

Division Name

College of Business

Position Title

Career Counselor I/II/III

Job Class Code


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 seeks candidates for a Career Counselor position to advise and counsel students and alumni concerning career choices and employment opportunities.

About the OPCD : We go above and beyond to develop our students’ professional skills, conduct career assessments, and connect students with employers. For more information about the OPCD, visit:

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts and more!
Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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 a 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 in the undergraduate professional development curriculum and contributes to the design and assessment of the courses.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Master's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Education, Counseling, or related field.

Years of Experience

No experience required for Level I

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Level I: no experience required.

Level II: the candidate must have 2 years of experience providing career counseling and planning services.

Level III : the candidate must have 4 years of experience providing career counseling and planning services.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Advanced degrees accepted in lieu of experience for Level II and III

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

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

Desired Qualifications

Experience in a higher education environment.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

$37,900 - $72,200

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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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

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  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
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  2. * Do you have a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, or related a field?
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