Career Advisor - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

Reporting directly to the Assistant Director for Career Development, the primary role of the Career Advisor is to educate and advise Carson College of Business students on all aspects of career development. Through group/classroom presentations and individual advising meetings, the Career Advisor educates and advises students on topics such as the career/major decision-making process; development of cover letters, resumes/CVs, and other job/internship application documents; job/internship search strategies; effective interviewing techniques; researching industries and companies for personal fit; effective networking strategies; on-line career resources and technologies; salary negotiations; graduate school application process; strategic involvement/participation in experiential learning opportunities that; and other career development topics.

The Career Advisor also assists the manager with the training and monitoring of new staff advisors and interns, and supports all departmental events, workshops, and programs.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Communication, English, Counseling, Higher Education Administration, Adult Education, Business Education, Human Resources, Career and Technical Education or related field.
• Professional work experience in business, management, career counseling, advising/mentoring, student development, or career education.
• Knowledge of and experience using social media for professional networking and job searches.
• Knowledge of and experience using career recruitment databases and on-line career information systems.
• Certification in and experience administering and interpreting career assessments (MBTI, Strong Interest Inventory, FOCUS 2, etc.).
• Certification as a Career Development Facilitator or similar certification.

Monthly Salary

$3,300.00 - $3,500.00

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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