Counselor - Career Development Center - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Coaches, advises, and facilitates career development to prepare and empower students within the College of Humanities & Social Sciences, alumni and community members to make informed career choices in pursuit of employment, including internships that will direct them toward their life’s goals. Initiates, plans, develops, organizes, implements and evaluates CDC’s functions and services in collaboration with other staff. Manages budgets and expenditures to meet fiscal objectives

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with a master’s degree in Counseling & Guidance, Educational Psychology, Social Work, or related Social Science field and two years of full time professional employment related to the Summary of Duties.


Knowledge of career counseling theory and practices.

Knowledge of college/university culture and job placement methodology.

Knowledge of current social, economic, and employment conditions and trends.

Knowledge of employer staffing practices, needs, and recruitment.

Knowledge of research and analysis methods, report writing, and maintaining databases.

Basic knowledge of both project management and marketing principles and practices.


Skills in public speaking and group presentations.

Excellent writing and editing skills.


Ability to communicate effectively using verbal and written communications, as well as using electronic media and graphic presentation tools.

Ability to design workflow models, processes, and systems.

Ability to work collaboratively and establish positive relationships and to supervise and mentor staff, students and para-professionals as assigned.

Ability to find solutions to complex problems and manage priorities.

Ability to network with employers to establish beneficial relationships for students and alumni.

Pay Range

$36,319.- $48,425.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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