Coordinator of Career Advisement

Position Reports to: Director of Career Advisement, Development, and Partnership

Specific Responsibilities: The Coordinator of Career Advisement shall be responsible for performing the following functions and activities:

  • With support from the Director of Career, Advisement, Development, and Partnership, establishing and implementing a Career Advisement strategic plan, including short- and long-term goals, objectives, policies, benchmarks, and operating procedures;
  • Represent the Career Center at Open House events, Parents’ Weekend events, and other events as feasible and when directed by the Director;
  • Compiling data from a variety of sources for the purpose of evaluating program success and/or compliance with administrative requirements;
  • Meet weekly with Career Advisors for one-on-one supervision to ensure effective program planning, administration, and assessment;
  • Provide information for performance reviews of the Career Advisors;
  • Attend bi-weekly team meetings with Career Center Staff, Career Development Faculty, and Career Development Integration Manager;
  • 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 the Coordinator of Career Partnerships, 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;
  • 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 preferred.

Job Category: Staff

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