Institution: Penn State Schuylkill
Title: Career Counselor
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Penn State Schuylkill is seeking a Coordinator of Career Services to join our team. Reporting to the Director of Cooperative Education, the Coordinator of Career Services is responsible for providing career counseling to students on topics including career exploration and planning; resume and cover letter writing; interviewing skills; co-op, internship, and job search preparation; and selecting and applying to graduate school programs.

The Coordinator of Career Services work will include the following:

*Actively outreach to students to offer support in career planning and preparation
*Assist students in searching for positions through review of internet job boards, Nittany Lion Careers, and utilizing connections with professional networks and alumni
*Take students to Penn State career, internship, and job fairs
*Plan and manage events related to Career Services, including the Business Etiquette Dinner, Majors to Career Fair, employer information sessions and panels, career expos, networking events, and other in-person and virtual events
*Work with first-year and transfer students to ensure they have completed profiles on LinkedIn, Nittany Lion Careers, and LionLink and assist returning students in keeping their profiles updated
*Produce an annual report assessing the impact of the Penn State Schuylkill career services office
*Teach up to four sections of credit-bearing career development courses each semester
*Work closely with colleagues from the Eastern Region campuses to identify and share co-op, internship, and job opportunities for students

The Coordinator of Career Services will assist the Director of Cooperative Education in recruiting employers to join the Consortium of Co-Op Employers, assisting students through interviews for co-op and internship experiences, and supervising students during their internships and co-op experiences in the field. Ensure Penn State Schuylkill’s Career Development Center programs, services, resources, and events are in close alignment with the goals of Penn State Schuylkill and Penn State Career Services as well as national career development and cooperative education standards.

Institution: Florida State University (TWO OPEN POSITIONS)
Title: Career Liaison for the FAMU – FSU College of Engineering (POSITION 1)
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The FSU Career Center strives to be the preeminent career center model for designing and delivering comprehensive, innovative, and inclusive career and employment services. Our values of Inclusion, Compassion, and Respect play a critical role in our mission. The Career Center strives to increase and enhance multicultural awareness and competencies in FSU Students and Career Center Staff through continued education, professional development, standardized practices, and equitable opportunities.

Serves as program coordinator for the Career Center’s Engineering Employer Relations and Engineering Services satellite office. Program management and office planning to implement employer services in the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Manage programs for student services such as communication of on-campus interview opportunities, job vacancy announcement distribution, job search, advising/counseling and employability skills workshops. Coordinates the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Career Fairs, meets with prospective engineering employers touring FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and Innovation Park and supports college-based events. Assist in planning, organizing and managing career services in the Career Center’s College of Engineering satellite office. Develop linkages between FSU students/alumni and employers.

Assist in facilitating, promoting and expanding interaction with a diverse range of industry, government and non-profit employers to create and increase experiential and full-time opportunities. Assist in developing other core Career Center programs including employment resources, career advising and teaching SDS 3340. Provides accurate data collection for student engagement in career services to support strategic planning and annual reporting needs. Make recommendations regarding career information and/or job search resources that should be maintained by the Career Center to meet the specific needs of students in the various academic programs within the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering. Represents the Career Center in Professional Associations. Serves on Career Center, Division of Student Affairs and university committees as needed.

-Bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience.
-Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community, and the ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
-Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.
-Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.
-Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of career counseling and development.
-Ability to interpret academic program requirements and provide advice.
-A valid Florida or Georgia Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one.

-Master’s degree in related field and one or more years of experience in college/university career services, student affairs, or other related programs or departments.
-Prior experience in teaching or providing workshops and training
-Prior experience using career services manager technology platforms, Zoom video conferencing, learning Management systems, and Microsoft Teams.
-A demonstrated commitment to professional development activities that enhance knowledge of diversity, equity, inclusion, and cultural competence.

Title: Career Development Specialist (POSITION 2)
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This position supervises daily Career Center advising and counseling operations, including direct career advising and counseling of students, supervision of career advisors and counselors in training, allocation of staff resources, and maintenance of service quality. Serves as primary liaison between the Career Center and designated departments and colleges that serve First Generation College Students, and is responsible for developing relationships with stakeholders to create a culture of collaboration that focuses on developing strategic, intentional programming that engage students with the Career Center and focuses on the career development and development of employability skills for First Generation College Students. This position will engage directly with students, faculty, staff, academic advisors, and other stakeholders critical to student success and engagement with career center services and programs, and will serve as dedicated liaison to Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (C.A.R.E.). Oversees successful implementation of all related functions, and reports to the Sr. Assistant Director for Career Advising and Counseling.

This position will train, develop, and provide case supervision for career advisors, and career counselors-in-training and coordinate staffing patterns and service delivery logistics in accordance with professional ethics and requirements for accreditation. Author, edit, and design print and web-based career information resources and evaluate/recommend resources for the Career Center Library collection. Design & deliver career development workshops to university and community groups. May instruct or co-instruct undergraduate career development courses on an as needed basis. Provide direct career advising and career counseling services to clients on a drop-in, individual appointment, & group counseling basis. Maintain appropriate records and make referrals to appropriate university and community resources. Act as liaison to university academic colleges, departments, or programs, as well as offices throughout the Division of Student Affairs, who serve and support First Generation College Students, and specifically a liaison to the Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement. Participate with the Program Director in policy-making and interpretation at the program level, including management of technology resources, communication with vendors, and ensuring accessibility of services to people with disabilities

-Bachelor’s degree in counseling, student personnel, human resources, higher education, communication, business administration or related field and 2 years experience
-Demonstrated experience in counseling, group counseling, program development, and program management, with practical experience in utilizing, facilitating, and interpreting psychological assessments related to career development.
-Student teaching experience and/or designing and facilitating interactive workshop to groups of 30 or larger, both virtually and in-person
-Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community, and the ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
-Ability to perform complex tasks and to prioritize multiple projects.

-Master’s degree
-One or more years of experience in college/university career services, student affairs, within programs or departments for first generation students, multicultural leadership and social justice, or related areas within higher education. One or more years of supervising other counselors, counselors-in-training, student workers, or other staff. Prior experience using career services manager technology platforms, Zoom video conferencing, learning Management systems, and Microsoft Teams.
-Ability to obtain credential of Nationally Certified Counselor and/or Approved Clinical Supervisor

Institution: Mississippi State University

Title: Executive Director – Career Center

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The Executive Director of the Career Center provides strategic and visionary leadership to advance career preparation and success of all undergraduate students and recent alumni. The Executive Director will play a significant and visible role in moving the institution’s strategic and operational initiatives forward by building relationships across the institution as an innovative and trusted partner. Success in the role requires a solution focused leader with demonstrated breadth of knowledge, skills, and depth of operations. The role is responsible to think broadly and creatively in all aspects of delivering career services to the many constituencies. The Executive Director will be a champion of our core values and strategic commitment to attract, retain, advance, and support a broadly diverse workforce of the highest level of excellence that thrives in a respectful, inclusive, and equitable workplace culture. He/she leads a staff which is responsible for researching, adapting and implementing technologies and service delivery. This high-profile position reports to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.