Career Advisor – 10 Month

Position Reports to: Coordinator of Career Advisement

Specific Responsibilities:
The Career Advisor shall be responsible for performing the following functions and activities:

  • Establish friendly, professional rapport with students to minimize anxiety and maximize student engagement and success;
  • Provide individualized career counseling, advisement, planning, and navigational support to students and alumni, based on their level of need and classification, via in-person and virtual appointments;
  • Help students develop and revise, major-specific, resumes, cover letters and needed portfolios;
  • Help students navigate the search for internships and early careers; provide support for the application process for both;
  • Assist students in preparing for in-person and virtual interviews, career fairs and related professional networking events;
  • Support all assigned students in meeting internship hours as a graduation requirement through regular progress monitoring with student and relative Beacon College support systems;
  • Through collaboration across Beacon College, connect students to on-campus and off-campus job fairs, programs, services, resources, and employers;
  • Through collaboration across Beacon College, reinforce skills development in areas of weakness related to career development such as time management, executive functioning, organization, planning, and interviewing through workshop development and delivery;
  • Document all student interactions and monitor ongoing student progress related to discussed, assigned, and mandatory career development tasks;
  • Maintain accurate student records using cloud-based software to enhance customer service and support student success;
  • Participate in the planning and delivery of Career Center programs and events that support Career Center goals for students and alumni;
  • Attend bi-weekly team meetings with Career Center Staff and Career Development Integration Manager;
  • Exhibit professionalism in a customer service orientated environment;
  • Participate in all required College-wide and Divisional meetings, training, and events as made known by institutional policy, the Board of Trustees, the President, the Provost or the Director;
  • Seek and engage in professional training (with the Provost’s approval, if required by College policy) to develop/enhance knowledge and skills that will benefit individual and communal performance in all institutional areas;
  • Become familiar with all college policies and procedures and comply with these policies and procedures;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Degree Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in related field

Job Category: Staff

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