Detailed Job Description
The Career Advisor is responsible for all career-related advising, assessment, resume approval, individual student job search assistance, development and delivery of workshops/classes on a variety of career topics.
Additional Department Summary:
This position functions as a Career Advisor for assigned student and/or Alumni clients. The position has responsibility for all career-related advising, assessment, resume approval, individual student job search assistance, development and delivery of workshops/classes on a variety of career topics. The person in this position also serves on a variety of related committees, has responsibility for with outreach to faculty/staff in assigned colleges, departments and/or academic program and student organizations. S/he serves as a liaison to assigned student organizations, academic departments and other university departments. Special care should be given in order to maximizing internship and/or full-time employment results. Each Career Advisor will assist with planning, development and organization of special events, printed materials and web based materials for the Career Center. Each Career Advisor is expected to increase knowledge and proficiency with campus recruiting software, identify and review both print and web based career resources, and contribute to the continued development of the Center's web site. All of these efforts should be coordinated with other Career Center staff and other university units when appropriate.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and one year experience in career services, student services, business, human resources management, counseling or related field is required; or a Master's degree. Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
At least one year in career services, student services, business, human resources management, counseling or related field is required. Two or more years in a university setting is preferable and working in Career Services is desirable. Valid U.S. driver's license required. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.
Excellent oral and written communication skills including good public speaking, exceptional organizational skills, knowledge of computers and various software programs, especially those related to data management, word processing, event management, and group presentations. Knowledge of career theory and student development theory is preferred. 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 29120.04 Midpoint - $ 40767.96
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.