Website Antioch University Santa Barbara
Reporting to the Grant Project 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. The position involves wide-ranging community outreach and networking to develop work and internship opportunities for students in their field of study.
- Develop cooperative work and internship agreements with community partners in not-for-profit agencies and businesses
- Assess career-related variables to assist students in finding satisfying internships and employment related to student career goals
- Maintain a directory of internships that includes information on tasks, learning to be acquired, and time and experience requirements of the site
- Process internship related paperwork and oversee student progress
- Arrange for community-based mentors that are a match for students’ career goals
- Assist with visioning the integration of career development concepts and skills into the undergraduate curriculum
- Present career development concepts and skills in undergraduate classes, offer employment interviewing practice, and arrange networking events that facilitate skills for employment
- Track all activity to meet federal reporting standards
- Bachelor’s degree in Career Counseling or a closely related field from a regionally accredited institution. Master’s degree preferred
- At least three years of experience with job/internship/workforce development and placements in a diverse institution of higher education
- Experience with vocational assessment, career planning, and development, and teaching job search skills such as resume writing, networking, and employment interviewing
- Strong interpersonal, public presentation, and networking skills
- Ability to attend to details and collaborate on program planning
- 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, underserved and non-traditional students.
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.
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.
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. Requires daily use of computer and other standard office equipment.
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.
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.
HOURS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This is a part-time position at .70 FTE. The work schedule will be established in consultation with the Project Director, evenings and/or weekend hours may be required
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Salary is DOE and this is a non-benefitted position.
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Department: Student Services
Location: Santa Barbara Campus
Classification: Administrative Associate
Reports to: Title III Grant Director
Status: Part-Time (.70 FTE) – End Date: August 31, 2020
Antioch reserves the right to change the duties of this position at any time.
Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.
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