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Job Title: Career Counselor (6861)
Location: Edwardsville, IL United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/01/2017
Expire Date: 12/01/2017
Job Categories: Education and Library, Counseling, Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Job Description
Career Counselor (6861)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is seeking an experienced Career Counselor to work in the university’s Career Development Center. The Career Counselor will advise individual students and alumni in various phases of the career development process and assist with marketing strategies to enhance student involvement with the Career Development Center. Additionally, the Career Counselor will conduct career development workshops and present career development and planning information for classes and student organizations.

Other duties may include but are not limited to:
-Work cooperatively with all SIUE constituencies (e.g. faculty, staff, students, alumni, student organizations, etc.) to foster mutually regarding relationships.
-Administer and interpret career assessments (specifically the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Do What You Are, Strong Interest Inventory, and Sokanu) to students and alumni, both individually and in a classroom setting.
-Provide assistance to students with identifying and overcoming barriers to selecting major, determining career direction, and successfully completing college.
-Instruct students in job-seeking-skills activities including resume and cover letter writing, networking, interviewing, social media, and effective job-search strategies.
-Advise students on requirements for cooperative education/internship program.
-Assist with career fairs held at the SIUE campus.
-Serve on various university committees.
-Develop print and electronic materials on career-related topics for distribution to students.
-Conduct research on career trends to develop programs, presentations and reports for the Career Development Center.

Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned in support of the center’s mission and goals.

This position is a current Administrative / Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Career Development Center. The posting will close to applicants at close of business, 4:30 pm CST, on the posting end date.

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Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
Qualifications & Requirements
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
-Master's degree in counseling, college student personnel, psychology by January 2018. Course work should include foundations of psychological measurements and the measurement of interest and personality.

Preferred Qualifications:
- One-three years' of experience with career counseling, especially in higher education
- National certification in administering and interpreting the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
- Experience working with diverse populations
- Interest in working with students with disabilities and student veterans
- Demonstrated experience with one-on-one unsupervised career planning appointments
- Demonstrated experience writing, critiquing, and reviewing student resumes
- Ability to present in large and small group settings
- Event planning or project management experience in career services
- Familiarity with Career Services databases (Interfase, Handshake, Simplicity)
- Ability to create classroom presentations on career related topics using Power Point or other media
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Contact Information
Contact Name:Jennifer Oates-Blair
Company Description:
SIUE is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live. SIUE awards degrees in undergraduate and graduate programs encompassing the arts, sciences, nursing, education, health, human behavior, business and engineering. The Schools of Dental Medicine and Pharmacy award first-professional doctoral degrees in dental medicine (DMD) and pharmacy (PharmD). SIUE is an NCAA Division I member of the Ohio Valley Conference, as well as the Missouri Valley Conference in men’s soccer and the Southern Conference in wrestling. The Edwardsville campus is supplemented by campuses in Alton and East St. Louis. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
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