Reporting to an Associate Director, a Career Consultant provides experiential and career employment planning & consulting, specializing in content delivery for a career-specific population:
1) Engineering and Computer Science, 2) Liberal Arts, 3) Education & Human Services, 4) Business, 5) Science and Math, or 6) Nursing & Health academic/career programs.
A Career Consultant collaboratively works as a part of a centralized team to provide comprehensive delivery of services to career-specific populations of student, alumni, faculty and employers.
Master's degree in higher education student affairs, career development or related field.
Three or more years of progressively responsible student advising experience in a university environment or related setting.
Versatile team player with demonstrated skills in the areas of written and verbal communication, collaboration, counseling, advising and presenting.
Demonstrated experience in a university or related setting.
Employer development & event planning experience.
Graduate level coursework & training in career counseling, career assessment, & career development theory.
Demonstrated experience with project management.
Demonstrated experience with collaborative initiatives.
Experience with content development for web sites and social media.
Essential Functions and percent of time::
(50%) Deliver experiential & career employment career-specific services. Provide one-on-one and small group career planning and career consulting with a focus on marketable skills, job search strategies, interview techniques, networking, business etiquette and professional use of social media. Present career education sessions. Engage students with career programs, services and resources. Promote department website, database management tools, and social media accounts. Fulfill classroom presentation requests.
(20%) Foster employer relation activities for new and existing employers. Organize career-specific recruitment and student/employer engagement to include career events, employer panels, networking sessions, campus interviews and employer marketing sessions. Promote employer opportunities for experiential, co-op, intern and career employment. Assist with career-specific programs and initiatives.
(20%) Lead career-specific programs through delivery of comprehensive service to students, faculty, and staff. Build and maintain career-specific faculty relations and work on going with the college staff and the Division of Student Success team members.
(10%) Assist with the collection of career-specific outcome measures. Maintain department standards and procedures. Participate in unit-level training. Complete other Career Center duties as assigned.
Some evening and weekend activities expected.
Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.
To preserve the safety and security of the campus community and to maintain the integrity of university operations, it is the policy of Wright State University before making an employment offer conduct various background checks, such as a criminal record, credit history when job related and/or education verifications. Additionally, an administrative review shall be conducted whenever the university learns that an employee is charged with or convicted of a crime (except for minor vehicle violations). Frequently asked questions related to background checks may be found on the Human resources website at http://www.wright.edu/human-resources.
Effective July 1, 2017, per Policy 7230 Wright State University is tobacco-free. Tobacco use, including the sale, advertising sampling and distribution of tobacco products and tobacco related items is prohibited in all university facilities, on all university owned or leased grounds, university owned or operated residence halls and apartments, and at all university sponsored events regardless of location. Tobacco use is also prohibited in all university vehicles or on any equipment owned, leased or operated by Wright State University. This policy applies to anyone on campus including students, faculty, staff, visitors, consultants, vendors, patients, volunteers, and contractor employees.
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.