SENIOR CAREER ADVISOR - GRADUATE STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARS
Requisition Number: 03024734 Final Filing Date: 09-25-2019 Closing Date: Payroll Title: CAREER SERVICE SPECIALIST 3 Number of Positions: 1 Salary: $4,116.67 - $8,266.67/MO Appointment Type: Career Appointment Description: 100% FTE, Fixed, Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm Overtime Eligible (FLSA): Exempt Union/HEERA Representation: This position is not represented by a collective bargaining unit
Department: INTERNSHIP AND CAREER CENTER - 063025 Department Description: This position is located in the Master's & PhD Students and Postdoctoral Scholars (MPP) program area of the Internship and Career Center (ICC). The ICC has campus-wide responsibility for developing experiential education opportunities and for providing advice and placement assistance to students regarding part time employment, career planning, academic internships, other forms of experiential learning, as well as career employment upon graduation.
Location: Davis Allow Applicants to Attach: Resume Cover Letter References
Job Summary: Under general supervision of Associate Director, advises graduate students and postdoctoral scholars concerning experiential education (internships) and career planning and placement, including opportunities in academia, industry, business, consulting, entrepreneurship, non-profit organizations and government. Advising topics include how to find an internship, career planning, job search skills, resume/CV/cover letter review, interview preparation and negotiation skills. With commitment to diversity and inclusion, develops and presents workshops, seminars, networking events, site visits and information meetings for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars relating to experiential education and career services.
Works with faculty and academic departments to encourage support and participation in programs and events. Recruits, trains and supervises student staff. Shares in the reporting of program area and Center-wide workload statistics used in annual administrative reports.
Physical Demands: Prolonged sitting and use of computer for extended periods of time.
Be able to lift up to 30 pounds of computer equipment.
Work Environment: Work occasional evenings/nights and weekends.
Travel to off-campus sites to meet with employers.
Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines and instructions.
Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required: Yes
Minimum Qualifications: Combination of education and experience equivalent to an advanced degree in counseling or in a research-based academic field.
Experience with professional and/or career development and/or advising at the college level.
Experience designing, developing and delivering instructional workshops, seminars, events and presentations, and writing instructional materials.
Experience responding to the needs of ethnically and culturally diverse clients, co-workers, graduate students or postdoctoral scholars.
Experience organizing job responsibilities and logistics for programs and events.
Experience meeting multiple deadlines.
Experience with computers including the use of Web-based tools and databases.
Preferred Qualifications: Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to work successfully with a wide range of professionals within and outside academia.
Experience that demonstrates commitment to UC Davis' Principles of Community
Organizational skills with demonstrated initiative, resourcefulness and ability to manage multiple priorities effectively with attention to detail.
Experience delivering student services in an academic setting at the graduate level.
Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Qualtrics, Handshake and PowerPoint software.
Skill to promote a culture of collaboration and high-caliber customer service.
Experience in the development of experiential education programs.
Experience in public speaking and facilitating career-related workshops and presentations.
Experience working with diverse populations including African American students, Chicanx/Latinx students, first generation college students, and women in STEM.
Familiarity with the use of social media such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter for marketing, research, communication and job search.
Experience supervising student staff.
Skills to develop and maintain internship positions in the public, private and non-profit sectors.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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