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Advisor - Career Development

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Career Development and Services

Job Title

Advisor - Career Development

Department

Career Development Center

Salary

$36,443 - $44,886; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

The Career Advisor will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to reach MTSU students and alumni with high-quality career education through multi-faceted educational initiatives that meet the needs of the students and campus partners.

Develop, organize, and implement career educational programming with an emphasis on 1:1 appointments, classroom presentations, and group sessions either in person or online.

Advise students in selecting and defining a career path and developing internship and job search skills necessary for their chosen field.

Proactively seek opportunities for outreach and collaboration with academic advisors, faculty, internship coordinators, administrative departments, the Writing Center, and student organizations to elevate career conversations on campus and ultimately help students find career success upon graduation. This person will regularly interact with career center staff, students, faculty, prospective students, alumni, and employer representatives.

The Career Advisor will engage with small and large events as necessary to connect students to industry and support the overall work of the Career Development Center. The Career Advisor will be responsible for frequent and consistent communication with students via verbal and written communication.

Work schedule includes occasional attendance at night and weekend events. The advisor will perform other related duties and special projects as assigned.

Required Education

Master's degree completed or Bachelor's degree with Master's in progress.

Required Related Experience

Two years of progressively responsible, related work experience in higher education, counseling, human resources or other related field.

Desirable Related Experience

Experience in advising, training, recruiting, or human resources either in higher education or industry preferred. Experience developing and marketing educational/training programs and advising students/employees on career-related issues preferred. Experience administering and interpreting online and written career assessment instruments preferred.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

Certification in Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs Type Indicator.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & CV/Resume Required

MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment will be required prior to employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU available at http://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2020AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.

For individuals requiring a reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email emp@mtsu.edu.

Application Review Date: May 21, 2021

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