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Career Advisor (Assistant Director)

Apply now Job no: 495602
Full time/Part time: Full-time
Location: South Orange
Categories: Administrator

Provides career coaching to assist students in vocation/self-exploration and career development processes. The position facilitates and supports students’ pursuit of experiential education and professional opportunities and/or graduate schools.

  • Supports career education, experiential education, mentorship programs and recruiting/networking events to support the lifelong career goals of undergraduate students and alumni in various academic areas as assigned by the director.
  • Facilitates and presents career education seminars, which include but are not limited to resume writing, interviewing, portfolio development, networking, and navigating the job market.
  • At times, may work directly with the Stillman team.
  • Assist with the career management data system.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Students/Alumni: Responsible for career education/preparation of a specific student cluster, which includes providing career advising and work preparation coaching. Facilitates the vocation/calling self-exploration process to guide students through the career development process. Facilitates interpretation of career assessments for students and alumni when needed. Facilitates students' preparation for experiential education programs and post-graduate pursuits (i.e., professional employment and graduate school). Conduct targeted outreach to graduating students. Provides career counseling/coaching to alumni who return for career transition assistance.

Employer/Alumni Development: Conducts outreach, including site visits, to a variety of employer organizations (e.g., Fortune 100/500) to develop partnerships, and cultivate internship and professional opportunities for students and alumni. Conducts development with the alumni community to identify mentors and industry experts to present at or participate in various career programs or networking events. Conducts site visits to internship employers to monitor partnerships and learning experiences of students and employer development visits to develop new relationships with employers.

Career Education/Presentations: Develops career preparation curricula and career education information materials/emails and facilitates/teaches a variety of seminars including resume writing, interviewing, networking tips, using social media, and graduate school preparation.

Faculty: Conduct outreach to faculty to keep them and their students apprised of Career Center programs/activities. Makes classroom presentations. Collaborates with faculty on various committees. Assists in fielding faculty questions about internships or other career-related questions.

Event Planning/Promotion/Evaluation: Plans, develops, and coordinates all activities for career events (i.e., career fairs, programmatic theme months, networking events, and panel presentations). Develops promotional materials and distributes them via print and electronic media to University- community. Develops evaluation tools for all programs.

Project Management & Administrative Tasks: Supports internal career teams and participates in University-wide committees. Conducts administrative tasks and prepare reports and professional correspondence. Locate additional web-based career preparation systems, and contributes to updating content on the Career Center's Web site and social media sites supported by The Career Center.

Required Qualifications:

Master's degree required with 1-3 year of experience in college setting or human resource.

Salary Grade:

AD150 - Administrative



Physical Demands:

General Office Environment

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action.

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