Career Development Specialist - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, the Career Development Specialist provides career counseling, internship and job search services, and outreach and networking programs to students and alumni; oversees and assists with the management of assigned active employers; assists with career services’ events; teaches career courses; and markets career services to students, alumni, and faculty/staff.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Experience in career counseling and knowledge of student and human development throughout the life span
Knowledge of theoretical models for career development and associated counseling and information-delivery techniques and resources with experience interpreting career assessments
Counseling, interpersonal, and human relations skills
Experience in assisting with all aspects of the job search including resume/cover letter, interviewing, networking, and salary negotiation
Ability to market and advertise programs and services through social media
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking
Experience in program and workshop development

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel, or a related area that includes the interpretation of career counseling assessments; supplemented with two (2) years of related work experience

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Delivers comprehensive career exploration and career planning services/programs to students and alumni; provides career counseling and career assessment administration and interpretation; coordinates the internship/cooperative education program; coordinates and presents specialized outreach programs designed to heighten students’ awareness of careers.

Provides presentations to student groups and classes on career development issues; teaches career courses; provides outreach to faculty and staff to inform of industry, career trends, and relevant career and job search information; markets services to all stakeholders including students, alumni, faculty, staff and employers.

Assists in managing existing employers with questions and issues regarding recruiting students and alumni at Saint Louis University; coordinates specialized job/information networking events; assists with the coordination of on-campus recruiting activities; maintains contact and exchanges information with corporations and government organizations.

Monitors activity budget, runs reports and statistics on the job search database; critiques resumes and corresponds with students through career services management system.

Participates in University and division-wide committees and events; performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Career Services
  • Career Development Specialist
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
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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