Career Counselor- Temporary Contract, Antioch University Santa Barbara
Reporting to the Title III Grant Director as part of the Envisioning Career Success Project, the Career Counselor will provide career services and develop undergraduate work and paid internship placements that support students’ post degree career success.
- Assess career related variables to assist students in finding satisfying employment.
- Arrange for community based mentors that are a match for students’ career goals.
- Teach resume workshops, offer employment interviewing practice, and arrange networking events that facilitate skills for post-graduate employment searches.
- Assist with job applications and internship placements that relate to student career goals.
- Develop internship agreements with community partners in businesses and nonprofit agencies.
- Meet with students individually for career counseling QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree in Career Counseling or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution. Master’s degree desirable.
- At least three years of experience providing individual and group career counseling interventions in a diverse institution of higher education.
- Experience with vocational testing, career planning and development and teaching job search skills such as resume writing, networking, and employment interviewing.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with job development.
- Detail orientation and organizational ability.
- Ability to get along well with others and be a positive member of the AUSB community.
- Ability to work independently with a high degree of independent judgment and the ability to meet goals in a timely manner.
- A strong commitment and understanding of the AUSB mission. An understanding of and commitment to AUSB students, especially adult learners and non-traditional students.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Hours of employment: This is a full-time, TEMPORARY, hourly position from May 16, 2017 – August 15, 2017. The work schedule will be established in consultation with the Grant Director, but should include full days on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Occasional evening hours until 6 PM may be required.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Compensation is $25.50 hourly for 24-28 hours per week.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to sit; stand use hands and fingers, and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The individual must regularly lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Antioch reserves the right to change the duties of this position at any time.
Antioch University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the University not to discriminate against and to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, and military and veteran status.
Antioch University celebrates 40 years of being a Santa Barbara institution and part of a dynamic and diverse community.
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Catherine Radecki-Bush referencing the job title in the subject line of the email.