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 Woodbury School of Business, 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 and report writing and maintaining databases.

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


Public speaking and group presentation skills are essential.

Sound interpersonal skills; friendly and positive demeanor with superior customer service skills.

Skill and technological competence using various applications to conduct work such as Microsoft Office suite, Outlook; Preferred: experience using client relationship management (CRM) software or career services software such as CSO or Symplicity.


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

Special Instructions to Applicants

Under “Reference’s Letter” Please list a minimum of three contacts. References may be contacted at some point during the screening and selection process.

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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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