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Career Develpmt Spec I-PLCMT

University of Central Oklahoma
Edmond, Oklahoma, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 23, 2024

Job Details

Position Title: Career Develpmt Spec I-PLCMT - 993406

Position Overview & Job Duties:

Develop and deliver programs and services related to career development, career, choice, academic plans, job development, and workplace transition. Provide individual and/or group career counseling and workshops on these topics. Plan, create, and/or present informational programs. Document, reports on, and/or maintain records and evaluation information from counseling/program sessions. Represent the college during university special events and other outreach activities for current and prospective students. May arrange internships for students with interested companies and corporations and maintain career recourse information. Assist in the design and implementation of procedures. May serve as liaison between students and employers and persuade employers to recruit students and alumni.
  • Conduct one-on-one career coaching sessions to create a career development plan including components of career assessment, definition of career and internship goals, choosing a major, job-search, resume preparation, interviewing, and applying to graduate/professional school. 50%
  • Coordinate at least one special project focused on student outreach and training to special student populations. 15%
  • Facilitate training and skill development workshops and presentations to classes and student organizations and assist in coordinating special events, programs, fairs, etc. 15%
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge and information about career fields and industries. 7%
  • Communicate with relevant faculty and staff and any appropriate student groups and/or organizations to increase visibility and knowledge of office programs. 5%
  • Participate in assessment of services and programs. 5%
  • Promote the university and office through participation in professional organizations. 3%
  • Participate as a team member in activities related to the goals and objectives of the unit.
Qualifications/Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree in job related field or 4+ years of work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Qualifications/Experience Preferred :

Master's degree in counseling, higher education administration, or related field. At least one year of experience in career services, advising, or counseling. Understanding of career development theory. Demonstrated ability to use assessment instruments, MBTI Certification preferred.


Experience working with diverse groups of students. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to make effective group presentations. Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and implement programs. Ability to work with faculty, staff, and company representatives.

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


University of Central Oklahoma.

With strong connections throughout the Oklahoma City metro, the University of Central Oklahoma is dedicated to developing in students the confidence to succeed through transformative learning experiences. Central prides itself as a smart investment for success, preparing future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, with access to more than 200 student organizations and the internship, employment, entertainment and cultural offerings of the rapidly growing Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Founded in 1890 and accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Central connects its nearly 14,000 students to unmatched value found in 118 undergraduate areas of study and 83 graduate programs from its main campus in Edmond and facilities throughout the metro area.

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