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Job ID 1577 Location Ellensburg Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
Provide career counseling, career advising, career assessments, and job-finding assistance to students and alumni to assist them in gaining greater insight into themselves and the world of work.
Assist College of Business students to prepare and compete for internships, professional employment, graduate & professional school opportunities. Develop, improve, and maintain relationships with assigned College via Associate Deans, Department Chairs, Faculty, and Student Organizations. Develop, improve, and maintain relationships with employers related to assigned college, ultimately leading to expansion of the quantity and quality of full-time, part-time, job and internship opportunities available for COB students.
Career Counseling: - Counsel people to examine their interests, strengths, and abilities to find and enter the profession that best suits them through individual, group, or online career counseling - Instruct students in methods of career planning to include self-assessment, values identification, researching careers and majors, and decision making. - Engage in campus outreach and programing to students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. - Assist in preparing for internships and career employment including: writing/editing resumes, cover letters, graduate school statements; job search skills; internship applications and learning agreements, mock interviews and interviewing techniques; graduate school process; and professional appearance, job search and transition to the workplace. - Determine and provide career testing, test interpretation and assessment. - Teach Univ. 103 or Univ. 301 class when requested. - Staff weekly walk in counseling sessions. - Assist students and alumni with use and troubleshooting the Wildcat Career Network
Employer Outreach: - Work collaboratively with faculty, departments and colleges to identify key employers for potential internships and full time professional jobs. - Collaborate and support Career Services staff to plan campus-wide workshops, career fairs, employers panels, etc. - Identify and promotes career employment and cooperative education positions with business, industry, government, and social service organizations. - Oversee the development of employer/agency contacts through personal visitations, mailings, telephone solicitations, presentations, meetings, networking and involvement in local business organizations. - Develop a continuous working relationship with employers/agencies and refers suitable student applicants to field experience and job placement. - Arrange and promote business visits to classes, clubs and seminars. - Actively recruit new employers/businesses for fairs, classroom presentations, and workshops. - Coordinate field trips to employers. - Develop and execute a comprehensive, quantifiable outreach strategy with Career Services Employer Outreach Liaison to bring in key employers and support current employers related to assigned college. - Use Wildcat Career Network (Symplicity) database to assist employers and record data.
College Liaison Relationships: - Participate in the development of publications that market the services of Career Services. - Edit all materials to be sent to students, employers, on-campus contacts in the form of correspondence , flyers, brochures , posters, emails, etc. - Market program and workshops to faculty and students to ensure broad awareness of services offered. - Develop, implement and assess workshops, programs, and classroom presentations to meet the career needs of students especially in the college. - Provide on-site services to assigned college to increase awareness of Career Services staff and resources. - Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing networks. - Create a presence within the assigned college by acting as a liaison to faculty and staff in the specific college, assisting faculty and staff in developing career development components for classes. - Actively develop and strengthen college relationships and partnerships, working closely with the Associate Dean, department chairs, staff and faculty. - Serve on departmental, divisional and campus-wide committees as required. - Other duties as assigned
Master's degree in Counseling, Higher Education, or related field OR any combination of education and experience that clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job.
Experience in career services, counseling or advising of students
Strong listening, writing, oral communication and interpersonal skills
Experience working with diverse populations
Knowledge in administering career assessment instrument's (such as WOIS, Strong Interest Inventory, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, and Type Focus) for use in career counseling
Experience in presenting workshops/classes
Experience in working with electronic technologies such as internet, word processing, spreadsheet, databases, presentation software, and social media
Fluent in 2nd language
Prior teaching experience, including experience in teaching career related classes
Experience in Mental Health Counseling
Experience in web-based environment where use of various electronic technologies facilitates service delivery and student outreach such as Canvas and Safari
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an indoor office setting with frequent in-person interactions. It is essential to be able to remain at a desk/computer work station for prolonged periods of time, perform extensive data entry and other computer-related tasks and create/maintain filing systems for departmental records. Some evening or weekend work and/or occasional travel may be required.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: September 5, 2017
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Name: Vicki Sannuto Title: Director Email: Catherine.Sannuto@cwu.edu Phone: (509) 963-1921 Website: Career Services
Please contact Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.