Date Posted: 11/3/17
University of San Francisco
to the Director of Career Success, the Career
Counselor serves as part of the team to fulfill
CSC's mission to assist students and alumni in
matters related to developing, evaluating and
effectively implementing their career plans. The
Career Counselor serves as a key leader of the
team that provides career counseling, event
coordination, program administration, and
outreach that support the career development
needs of USF students and alumni.
As a member of the larger staff in Student Life,
the Career Counselor collaborates and cooperates
across divisions and departments to create a
supportive University community which encourages
student learning and development in the Jesuit
Catholic tradition. The mission of Student Life
is to fully support holistic student development
within a social justice framework centered in
preparing students to be caring, socially
responsible citizens in our global and local
students and alumni individually in
appointments and drop-ins regarding their
values, interests, skills, personality
and goals in order to facilitate career
decision-making and planning.
- Coach clients
on efficient use of social media in the
job search process, including but not
limited to LinkedIn, Twitter and Skype.
with professional colleagues at other
university and educational organizations
to share information for the purpose of
enhancing content and delivery of CSC
services, resources, and programs to
students and alumni.
support and assist CSC staff with project
management and major CSCevent planning
and facilitation, including job fairs,
career services promotions, speaking
engagements and workshops.
- Contribute to
organizing and implementing strategic
outreach plan to market and promote CSC
services, resources, and programs.
Specifically, maintain active outreach
with faculty, student groups and the
general campus community in coordinating
the development, design and scheduling of
existing and new career information
programs. Provide essential CSC
information and resources to attendees at
university events, including orientations
and alumni functions.
- Develop and
conduct in-class and student club
presentations on career planning and
job-search topics; respond promptly to
faculty and staff requests.
- Serve as
primary liaison to the branch campuses
and all masters level programs. Actively
initiate and maintain partnerships with
faculty, staff and students to educate
university community about CSC services
and to develop and facilitate successful
student career planning programs.
- Visit each of
the four branch campuses a minimum of
four times each academic year. Provide
on-site one-to-one counseling sessions as
well as group workshops on career related
topics (i.e. LinkedIn, Resume, Job
Search) during visits.
in Career Center&rsquos Employer and
Faculty outreach program in which
counselors meet one-to-one with local
employers and targeted faculty.
manage, and conduct programs, workshops,
and presentations for students and alumni
on a range of job search and career
planning topics including
self-assessment, resume/cover letter
writing, interviewing, job search
strategies, networking, campus-to-career
transition, etiquette, recruiting
activities and internships.
- Other duties
degree in Career Counseling, Counseling, or
related area required. 3 &ndash 5 years of
related work experience in career counseling
preferred. Direct experience working with
undergraduate and graduate students and alumni in
a college or university setting preferred.
Knowledge of career and student development
theory, career information, labor market
information, and employment trends. Demonstrated
skills in career advising and facilitating career
development. Working knowledge of and proficiency
with administering career assessment instruments
(MBTI, iStartStrong, StrengthsQuest, etc.)
required. Experience with and working knowledge
of technology for administrative and programmatic
Proven ability to function in a leadership
capacity, working with minimal supervision and a
high degree of autonomy in establishing
priorities and decision-making. Strong ability
and commitment to working in a team environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
and stimulating presentation style. High customer
service values and exceptional level of
professionalism. Demonstrated marketing and
event/project management experience. Willingness
to collaborate with CSC team in hiring, training,
and oversight of student staff.
Evening and weekend hours and attendance at
professional association events are required.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and
of use of social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
in the job search.
For information on how to apply, please
visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com
The University of San Francisco is an equal
opportunity institution of higher education. As a
matter of policy, the University does not
discriminate in employment, educational services
and academic programs on the basis of an
individual&rsquos race, color, religion,
religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age
(except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual
orientation, marital status, medical condition
(cancer-related and genetic-related) and
disability, and the other bases prohibited by
law. The University reasonably accommodates
qualified individuals with disabilities under the