Career Counselor

JOB SUMMARY:
The Career Counselor is one of the professionals who comprise the Office of Career Services. Reporting to the Director of Career Services, the Career Counselor will work with the other members of the Career Services staff to: provide direct service to students; design and deliver workshops and presentations; and collaborate with colleagues across campus to provide a comprehensive career development program.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The statements below are intended to describe the principal duties of the person or persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities. Lasell College has the right to add or change the job responsibilities at any time.

1. Assist the Director of Career Services with the overall design and promotion of an integrated career development program.

2. Provide individual career counseling for undergraduate and graduate students; assist students in identifying their career goals; administer and interpret career assessments.

3. Organize and present career-related workshops and programs. Assist students with developing professional skills such as resume writing, graduate school research and application process, job and internship searches, interview preparation, and social networking. Assist in the promotion of the Office of Career Services (through print materials, website design, social media)

4. Assist in building relationships with employers: help to arrange on-campus recruitment activities and on-campus information sessions for employers; assist employers with the registration process in College Central.

5. Assist in the recruitment, selection, training, and supervision of the undergraduate Career Assistants.

6. Communication: students, faculty, alumni ; colleagues in the Division of Student Affairs; colleagues in the Office of Alumni Relations; colleagues in the Division of Graduate and Professional Studies.

7. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree
• Significant pertinent experience.
• Preferred candidates will have a master's degree in a related field (higher education; student development; counseling).

Computer skills:

• Microsoft Office
• Competence with (or demonstrated ability to learn to use) databases for job postings, alumni data, appointments and report preparation
• Familiar with other forms of electronic communication and social networking tools.

Other Requirements of the Job:

• Knowledge of, and experience with, job search strategies and industry outreach
• Understanding of career development theory and practice, and use of career development assessment tools
• Ability to maintain a website; working understanding of information management systems
• Well-developed communication and presentation skills; professional experience as an adviser or consultant in a related field knowledge of social networking preferred
• Availability and readiness for evening work.

Lasell College is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.