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POSITION DESCRIPTION

Career Counselor
Salisbury Center for Career Services and Professional Development

SUMMARY:

An integral part of the Salisbury Center, this position assists in providing career services to students, alumni and alumnae. Provide career counseling and professional development assistance to students through faculty contacts, workshops, in-class presentations, and individual appointments. Assists in the development and maintenance of career information resources.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct individual career counseling appointments.
  • Conduct career assessments (Strong Interest Inventory and MBTI).
  • Update and revise contents of the Pathways workbook.
  • Oversee the Career Ambassador programs.
  • Conduct seminars and special presentations; some evenings required.
  • Assist with department activities and projects.
  • Coordinate and ensure updates are made to the Career Services website.
  • Oversee the winter break job shadow/externship program.
  • Other duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree or equivalent preferred, plus one year of work-related experience in career services, advising, or counseling. Experience in liberals arts setting highly desirable. Excellent interpersonal, communications, listening and organizational skills are required. Computer skills essential.

OTHER INFORMATION:

This is a full-time, 10-month, benefits-eligible administrative position. Normal hours of work are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year. This position description is not all-inclusive, as other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and the names with contact information for three references to:

Office of Human Resources
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
337 Pulteney Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Or by email to: ferran@hws.edu

EOE

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression or any other protected status.

Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate dean’s offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions.  The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State.  With an enrollment of approximately 2,000, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program.  Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges’ mission.