Two (2) Career Navigators (Career Development Counselors) - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

As part of an Urban Institute Grant, Bunker Hill Community College is looking for two Career Development Counselor/Navigators to collaborate with an Employment Specialist from the Boston Private Industry Council to provide enhanced career navigation services and employment and internship opportunities to a cohort Boston Public High School graduates enrolled at Bunker Hill Community College.  These grant funded positions will research best practices and implement a career counseling program which will include a network of support systems to identify and develop student strengths, develop/clarify educational and career goals and provide appropriate services and referral, to enhance student degree completion and employment opportunities.


  • Research and implement a career coaching program based on best practices.
  • Provide individual and group career counseling for a cohort of Boston Public School graduates attending Bunker Hill Community College.
  • Maintain direct contact with students on a weekly basis and provide updates via intrusive advising system as needed.
  • Administer and interpret career assessment tools to identify strengths; career interest and work readiness.
  • Compile a profile of each student and assist student in developing a personalized career plan utilizing electronic resources.
  • Assist the Employment Specialist with matching the student with appropriate part-time employment and or internship opportunities.
  • Plan and facilitate career development and job readiness workshops.
  • Explore supporting campus resources and make appropriate referrals; serve as a liaison to other departments and community based agencies.
  • Perform administrative tasks associated with the position, such as the collection, organization and dissemination of statistical data, logs, reports, forms and general correspondence.  Operate a computer and utilize databases, student information systems, word-processing and email; answer student inquiries regarding career coaching related matters via email and telephone.
  • Assist grant coordinators with data collection and assessment.
  • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred) in Education, Counseling, Psychology or a related field; with three (3) years’ experience and/or training involving academic or  career counseling, career/vocational testing/assessment, referrals, employment services or career development transition; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Experience working with students in a student services/client services or equivalent setting.
  • Proficiency in student information systems preferred.
  • Proficiency with technology as well as MS Word and Excel required.
  • Excellent, demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population.
  • Ability to work 2 evenings per week (11am – 7pm) and some Saturdays required.

BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant. The College, ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.

Additional Information

Salary Range:   $47,548.00 - $52,000.00

To Ensure Consideration Application Materials Must Be Received By September 11, 2014.

Application Instructions

Submit Cover Letter and Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications through the Apply URL at:

Fax transcript files over 2 MB to (617)-228-3328

Keyword Phrases

  • Advising/Counseling & Assessment
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter