Career Advisor

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, based on their level of need and classification, via in-person and Zoom appointments;
  • Help students develop and refine major-specific resumes and cover letters;
  • Help students navigate the online job search and application process;
  • Assist students in preparing for interviews and career fairs;
  • With support from Coordinator of Career Partnership, assist students in locating an approved internship site related to their major;
  • Through collaboration across Beacon College, connect students to on- 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;
  • 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;
  • Attend bi-weekly team meetings with Career Center Staff, Career Development Faculty, and Career Development Integration Manager;
  • Exhibit professionalism in a customer service-oriented 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 and/or the Director;
  • Seek and engage in professional training (with the Director’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 complying with these policies and procedures; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Degree requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Related Field, Master’s Degree beneficial.

Job Category: Staff

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Beacon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for employment and promotion without regard to race, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender history, marital status, family status and responsibility, political and religious conviction, impairment or pregnancy.