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Under general direction of the Assistant Director, provide career counseling to students and alumni. Create, plan, market, deliver, assess, and maintain career-related services and programs for students and alumni in collaboration with staff, faculty and employers. Coordinate with Division of Student Life and other campus partners to support career-related initiatives and to promote events and resources to students.
Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Duties):
-Provide individual career counseling to students and alumni of all majors and class years. Support and enhance career-related decision-making. Administer self-assessment tools (MBTI,FOCUS 2. Facilitate skill development in support of students’ job and internship search processes, including networking, resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing.
-Serve as liaison to student organizations based within the Division of Student Life. Develop, implement, and evaluate career related programming, including but not limited to presentations, workshops, panels, and industry events.
-Maintain primary responsibility for evaluation and implementation of paid web-based and other career resources. Maintain subscriptions and administer related budgets.
-Contribute to team on strategic and operational levels. Keep abreast of industry trends and collaborate with staff to enhance professional development and to exchange industry best practices.
-Complete reports, projects and duties as assigned.
-Participate in campus-wide committee work in order to contribute to the overall mission of Saint Joseph’s University.
-Contribute to other departmental programs where mutually beneficial outcomes are present (Ex: Family Weekend, Freshman Orientation).
-Other duties as assigned
-Assist in staffing for a minimum 3 major University events per academic year. Examples of events are Move in, August Orientation, Family Weekend, Commencement, etc. Sign up process for annual events available in the late summer before the following academic year.
Number of direct reports to this position: Minimum Qualifications (Education/Training and Experience Required):
-Master’s degree in counseling, higher education or related field.
-Experience with career related program development and implementation.
-Experience with individual career counseling and administering and interpreting related assessment tools (MBTI,FOCUS 2).
-Counseling, project management, organization, and communication skills required.
-Experience with Handshake (or similar CSM), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Workspace, and website management.
-Ability and expectation to pursue LPC licensure (2 year commitment)
-Licensed Professional Counselor
Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:
-Some evening and weekend hours for programs and networking events and office coverage for evening appointments.
-Limited travel for alumni and parent events.
Additional Information: Union:None
About Saint Joseph's University
For over 160 years, Saint Joseph’s University has been engaging men and women in a rigorous Jesuit education that empowers them to become leaders in their industries and communities. An expansive liberal arts curriculum that serves as a foundation for all students, combined with programs tailored to meet the needs of complex and evolving fields prepare students for all of their post-graduate pursuits. As a Jesuit institution, guided by a faith that promotes justice, Saint Joseph’s University educates for a higher purpose; service is central to the Jesuit identity, and students are expected to improve the common good by utilizing their skills and knowledge to promote tolerance, compassion and social justice.