Career Counselor

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title
Career Counselor

Posting Number

Pay Range

Position Summary Information


Provide career counseling to and assist in the professional development of both the student and alumni communities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.
1. Assist in developing and maintaining campus programs reflecting the Christian values of the institution and that meet the needs of a diverse body of students.
2. Provide career counseling to students and alumni regarding goal-setting, self-assessment, career information, decision-making, job search process, and graduate and/or professional school planning.
3. Assist in teaching career-related workshops and classes.
4. Apply theories and models of career development, counseling, and human development in working with students and alumni.
5. Compile data and generate departmental reports.
6. Provide students with individual résumé critiques and coach interview techniques.
7. Execute Mock Interviews with students.
8. Participate in the planning and execution of events related to generating and supporting internship and job opportunities, including internship and career fairs as well as employer presentations.
9. Assist in the development and execution of new programing to promote career readiness.
10. Assist in maintaining relationships with employers.
11. Collaborate with faculty and staff to provide new and ongoing opportunities for students.
12. Assist in the management of the Career Center Management System (Handshake).

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position could be responsible for assigning work and/or giving direction to part-time Student Workers, in order to complete work assignments.

Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
§ A growing and dynamic Christian faith, which is naturally communicated with words and actions.
§ A sense of mission and commitment to the personal development of college students.
§ Ability to set direction, identify the talents of individuals, and relate to others with a sense of caring.
§ Skill in the use of personal computers, social media, and related software applications.
§ Ability to make procedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues.
§ A thorough knowledge of: Business English and arithmetic; general office methods, procedures and practices.
§ Ability to plan, develop, and coordinate multiple projects.
§ Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position.
§ Ability to confront inappropriate behavior.
§ Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
§ Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
§ Strong organizational skills and detailed oriented.
§ Ability to maintain confidentiality.
§ Ability to be empathetic to the needs of a culturally diverse student body.
§ Ability to effectively delegate responsibility.
§ Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.
§ Ability to make administrative/procedural decisions and judgments.
§ Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
§ Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
§ Ability to resolve customer complaints and concerns.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and/or two to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Posting Detail Information

Open Date

Remove from Web

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

Nondiscrimination Statement

State and Federal law permit California Baptist University to discriminate on the basis of religion in order to fulfill its purpose. The University does not discriminate contrary to either State or Federal law.

Quick Link to Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a Christian?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you attend church regularly?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. If no, please explain (required):

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you both familiar with and not in conflict with the fundamental doctrines and practices of the California Southern Baptist Convention as stated in the Baptist Faith and Message dated June 14, 2000? (Please see above link for more information)
    • Yes (I am familiar and not in conflict)
    • No (I am in conflict or not familiar)
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Letter of Reference 1
  3. Letter of Reference 2
  4. Letter of Reference 3

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert