UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/15/2019 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/24/2019. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
Under the general supervision of the Director, the Student Career Advisor serves as an active member of the Career Education & Advising unit within the Career Center. The Student Career Advisor provides a range of services and programs to meet the career development needs of undergraduate students. Utilizing a theoretical understanding of career development, advises students and alumni on a full range of career processes, including: individual or group advising and coaching, career planning, setting career goals, decision making, and improving job search competencies.
The incumbent will provide a holistic approach to student and alumni career counseling, modify workshops and presentations as necessary, and maintain relationships with potential employers, school admissions representatives, and other organizations to establish contacts to meet the career needs of students. Performs independently, but may receive guidance in developing new career advising and coaching services and programs.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Must be willing and able to travel and have access to reliable transportation.
Strong knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques and industries.
Proven knowledge of career development theory and student development practices, including ethical standards. Knowledge of University programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
Demonstrated knowledge of academic and career programs and opportunities with the ability to apply theories and principles of higher education in a college structure and recognize internship opportunities.
Ability to design and implement innovative career development programs that empower students to develop and utilize their self-awareness, professional development skills, and proven resources to identify and pursue their career goals.
Thorough knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice. Demonstrated knowledge of workshop and program design.
Extensive experience and expert ability to identify campus resources and to foster strong, collaborative outreach and positive relationships with campus- and system-wide offices and administrative staff contacts. Working knowledge of academic department, major, minor and general education requirements.
Strong theoretical and practical knowledge of intergroup relations, social justice, student development, intercultural communication, and diversity. Proven ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Effective interpersonal, group, and cross-cultural communication and leadership skills. Skill in leading, and promoting leadership within diverse populations, particularly students. Experience with group dynamics. Ability to lead and facilitate effective group discussions and dialogue.
Demonstrated ability to recognize marketing opportunities and to understand and utilize sound public relations/marketing techniques and strategies.
Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work with fiscal related matters including budgets, expenditures, and reimbursement processes.
Proficient computer and web development experience. Skills to apply and learn various programs including: MS Office, databases, CSM, online platforms and tools, and customer service messages and to lead website organization to accomplish outreach, intake and advising online.
Ability to ensure effective development of web-based intake, advising and automated database tracking systems. Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs.
Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills to effectively work and interact with diverse groups and individual faculty, staff, students, alumni, university administrators and constituent organizations. Proven ability to make effective presentations to large and small groups.
Ability to communicate effectively and sensitively and to establish relationships of trust with a diverse multicultural population including parents, students, alumni, school officials, staff, and faculty.
Excellent organizational and time management skills to
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