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Career Counselor

Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 12, 2024

Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number

Home Org Name
Office of ProfandCareer Development

Division Name
College of Business

Position Title
Career Counselor

Job Class Code
AE04 A/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 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

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience:
Level I: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, or related field no experience required.

Level II: Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, or related field plus 2 years of experience providing career counseling and planning services.

Level III : Master’s degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, or related field plus 4 years of experience providing career counseling and planning services. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Substitutions allowed for 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.

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

Job Category

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

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State position is located:

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Posting Date

Closing Date

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

Please attach resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
    • LinkedIn
    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University:
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee within probationary period
    • Current full-time Auburn or AUM employee outside of probationary period
    • Current part-time Auburn or AUM employee
    • Not an Auburn or AUM employee
  3. * Do you have a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Education, Counseling, or related a field?
    • Yes
    • No

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