Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/6/2019
Job Category:
Mental Health
Career Counselor
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University of California | Los Angeles, CA
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Requisition Number:29188 Job Title:STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICER 3 EXEMPT Working Title:Career Counselor Salary:$4,400 - $8,733 monthly Job Type:Career Department Name:1180-DEAN'S OFFICE, SPA Department Website URL: Job Summary Statement:Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, External Programs and Career Services, the Career Counselor provides career counseling, planning, graduate and professional school advising, and employment services to 700 current Luskin graduate students and alumni. Provide individual and group advisement/counseling including: describing job responsibilities, the nature of various occupations, assessing employment opportunities, providing information regarding Luskin Career Services, resume critiques and coaching techniques, interpretation of career assessment instruments, crisis intervention and referral, assisting counselees in areas such as career readiness, clarifying values, coping with workplace problems, remediation of self-defeating attitudes, and/or balancing priorities. Primary focus on careers in public service, social service, public affairs, nonprofit, government and nongovernmental agencies.

Provide individual and group counseling for job and internship placements; teach and facilitate workshops for a variety of career-related subjects including resume writing, cover letters, salary negotiation, job strategies, etc. Perform School and campus community relations duties including providing outreach to and advisement of career-related registered Luskin student organizations. Engage in employer outreach activities for Luskin Career Services. Represent Luskin Career Services through attendance and delivery of workshops at professional conferences and organizations. Percentage of Time:100 Shift Start:8:00 am Shift End:5:00 pmQualifications for Position

18Records QualificationsRequired/Preferred

Working knowledge of occupational, career and employment information resources, technology, and materials.

Required

More than three years of superior career counseling experience and workshop facilitation skills in careers related to public service, social service, public affairs, government, nonprofit, and nongovernmental agencies, or similar career fields.

Required

Ability to conceptualize, design and implement innovative career development programs appropriate for all levels of students and alumni seeking careers in all sectors of public affairs employment (business/ industry, government, not-for-profit, etc.)

Required

Evidence to instruct, mentor and otherwise assist in the professional development of career interns and student volunteers.

Required

Demonstrated expertise in the labor market, employment trends, and recruitment strategies and techniques.

Required

Demonstrated working knowledge of career assessment instruments such as StrengthFinders, the MBTI, the Strong, and others.

Preferred

Ability to effectively counsel graduate level students as well as alumni with more advanced career development issues.

Required

Ability to identify needs of unique customers; deliver specialized strategies and services to meet their career challenges.

Required

Evidence of superior presentation skills to present career information to small and large groups.

Required

Ability to communicate and market the services and programs of Luskin Career Services to potential students, current students, employers, faculty, and administrators.

Required

Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, and implement projects with complex logistics involving multiple tasks and priorities.

Required

Demonstrated skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with staff of all levels, employers, faculty, students and alumni.

Required

Ability to work in a fast paced environment with diverse clientele.

Required

Proficiency with computers in a windows based environment.

Required

Must be able to work weekends and evenings.

Required

Must be able to travel on occasion.

Preferred

Familiarity with the university environment.

Preferred

Knowledge of and ability to identify and help students secure government, government agency, and Washington, DC-based jobs.

PreferredAdditional Posting InformationBargaining Unit:99-Policy Covered Application Deadline:04-05-2019 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting:hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=74806 Special Instructions:The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $5,834 monthly. Contact information: Number of Positions:Special EmploymentDesignations/Requirements Per UC PolicyConflict of Interest:N/A Critical:Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. Driving Record:N/A E-Verify Check:

Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UCLA to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.

More InformationNo Response CANRA:

Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA?No Other Special Employment Requirements: Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures.

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