Career Counselor, #49150

St. Charles Community College
Missouri, United States
$37,829.00 - $47,286.00
Posted Date
May 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Career Services, Counseling
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

St. Charles Community College is located just west of St. Louis, in the heart of growing St. Charles County. At St. Charles Community College, we have a passion for student success. We serve a growing diverse student population, and we are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff who will help prepare our students for a global society. Qualified candidates will have demonstrated success in serving diverse student populations.

We are seeking a full-time Career Counselor who will provides a wide range of activities supporting Career Services and Student Success. In support of the Career Services Manager and the Division of Student Services, the career counselor will provide high quality services to all students attending the college to facilitate their successful transition through their program of study and to their vocational goal. These activities will include work with individual and groups of students, facilitating the career discovery process for all learners and maintaining on going working relationships with all members of the campus community and the greater regional community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provides comprehensive career counseling to support the career development of students and non-students including setting career and educational goals and in developing marketable skills.

  • Administers and interprets career tests including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, and Focus2 Career Planning.

  • Assists students in developing job search strategies and in securing meaningful work through job search coaching, resume writing, mock interviewing, and referral to appropriate resources.

  • Develops and implements career development workshops to facilitate the career planning process for students with emphasis on self-assessment, career exploration, internships and job search strategies.

  • Initiates and develops strong relationships among campus partners including administrators, faculty, staff, and student groups.

  • Develops and maintains relationships with employers and engage them in recruiting activities such as on-campus recruiting, participation in events, and information sessions.

  • Attends professional meetings, conferences, and workshops to maintain professional competence in labor market trends, occupational information, and to enhance employer relations.

  • Assists with events and projects including employer events, student events, and the graduate survey.

  • Advises, counsels, and assists with registration of students for career-technical and academic programs.

  • Assists in updating various online resources including the Career Services website, the online job board, Career Services Facebook Fan Page and the my SCC portal.

  • Assists in marketing and promoting Career Services to the campus community through announcements, flyers, social media posts, and presentations.


  • Master's degree in counseling, student personnel services, human resources, or a related field.

  • Two years of direct service experience in student services, human resources, personal counseling, career counseling or career services, academic advising, or a related area.

  • One year of experience using internet platforms to provide services and communications with students and/or clients.


  • Three years or more of direct service experiences in a higher education setting providing personal and/or career counseling to a diverse population of students.

  • Two years of experience making presentations to college student groups and organizing on campus or community based events and programs.

  • Experience at a Community College.

Review of applications for full consideration and candidate selection should be received by June 10, 2022.

St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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