The Center for Career Education (CCE) helps undergraduate, graduate students and alumni develop the key competencies necessary to make informed decisions and take the necessary steps to achieve their career goals. The Center establishes connections and facilitates interaction among students, alumni, employers and organizations to generate opportunities that help students pursue their personal and professional objectives. The Center for Career Education serves students in Columbia College, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science, the School of General Studies, the School of the Arts and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and collaborates with Career Centers in the other schools at Columbia University and its affiliated institutions.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, working in a team-based environment to provide individual and group career counseling for undergraduate students; and to participate in the development and delivery of departmental and CCE initiatives. Career counseling will also include career development workshops, career assessments, and use of information technology for computer-assisted career planning and web-based programs.
Provide individual and group career counseling to students. Work with the Sen. Associate Dean to develop and manage programs designed to meet the career development needs of undergraduate students, which may involve collaboration with alumni and other industry professionals.
Act as project manager for new and continuing initiatives undertaken within the department. Where required, collaborate with other Departments in the Center on new projects and initiatives.
Contribute to establishing annual goals and objectives for the department. Assess the quality and effectiveness of program delivery.
Act as a liaison to various constituencies and provide reports on activities and program outcomes to the Senior Associate Dean of Alumni and Undergraduate Career Development and the Dean of Career Education.
Develop and maintain online and print resources.
Participate in CCE program planning and assist other counselors/staff with implementation of programming.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required.
A minimum of 2 years in related field working with undergraduate level students.
Strong knowledge base of undergraduate academics and career education skills required.
Experience with undergraduate student programs and job search processes necessary.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment with diverse populations.
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, desktop publishing software, desktop database, HTML and webpage design strongly desired.
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills necessary.
**Applications received without a resume and cover letter will not be considered.**
Master's degree in Higher Ed or Counseling Psychology or related field preferred.
Campus outreach experience preferred.
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