CAREER COUNSELOR, Student Affairs, Center for Career Development
Location: BOSTON, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 22500035250303
About the Role
Boston University's Center for Career Development (CCD) seeks a Career Counselor. A member of the Career Education team at the Center for Career Development, the Career Counselor supports the career development of undergraduates, graduate students, and alumni through individual appointments and program delivery.
The Career Counselor works closely with the CCD's Career Education team, as well as other members of the CCD team. This role also develops and maintains relationships with assigned campus partners, including academic departments and other student-facing offices. This role reports to the Associate Director of the CCD.
The Career Counselor's primary duties include:
Providing generalist career counseling to students and alumni and for specific populations as assigned on all topics, including: self-discovery, career exploration, career skill building, internship/job search, and graduate school applications;
Engaging in the process of career development, including: administering and interpreting career inventories;
Helping to staff resume and cover letter review hours, and;
Facilitating career workshops, programs, and events, both offered at the CCD and in collaboration with campus partners.
About the Organization
The Center for Career Development (CCD), which serves all undergraduate and graduate students, is part of the Enrollment & Student Administration unit (ENSA). The CCD's services and resources are designed to assist students and alumni in making intentional decisions about their professional futures, building purposeful lives, and pursuing their career goals while adapting to a changing world.
Across the 11 departments of ENSA, we are dedicated to ensuring that our policies, practices, and services meet the needs of an increasingly diverse University community of students, families, faculty, staff, and alumni. We do so through a lens of respect, and a commitment to encouraging the personal success and productivity of all employees. To read more about Boston University and our commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit https://www.bu.edu/diversity/about/diversity-statement/
A cover letter is required for consideration.
A Bachelor's degree is required for this position. We are seeking a candidate who:
Has 3-5 years of experience working with college-aged individuals;
Has experience in career counseling or coaching;
Has experience with program delivery and development or teaching;
Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills;
Demonstrates the ability to build rapport with a diverse group of constituents (for example students, alumni, faculty, staff, employers, colleagues, etc.);
Is organized, and;
Shows strong attention to detail.
A Master's degree in counseling or a related field is preferred, but not required for consideration.
Final candidates will be expected to deliver a presentation as a component of the interview process.
This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!
Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University's COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirementwithin 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University's response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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