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CAREER COUNSELOR

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title CAREER COUNSELOR
Job Description

This is a part-time position (30 hours/week) without benefits.

Under the administrative supervision of the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics Director of Career Services, advise and counsel Paul College students and alumni concerning career planning; design and administer appropriate programs, services and activities to assist Paul students and alumni with career planning. This is a part-time position (30 hours per week).

- Counsel and advise Paul students and alumni, individually and in groups, on issues related to career planning and their career goal(s).
– Develop, coordinate, facilitate and/or present career development modules and special workshops (e.g., resume development, identifying internship opportunities, interviewing and networking techniques, etc.) for the educational and/or career enhancement of the individual.
– Assist Paul students and alumni in the use of existing resources for learning about careers of interest to them; critique resumes and assist with programs and services related to career services activities.
– Counsel and advise Paul students and alumni in making career related decisions; use assessment instruments where appropriate.
– Organize and present outreach programs for Paul classes, academic departments and student organizations related to career development.
– Serve as resource for students, faculty and staff.
– Assist with the development of marketing strategies and resources to identify and bring recruiters and potential employers to campus; assist with expanding internships and job opportunities for Paul College students and alumni; maintain and cultivate strong working relationships with employers.
– Research and keep current in employment trends and career development practices; develop and disseminate information regarding career fairs, employment opportunities and internships.
– Collaborate with other Career Counseling offices on campus for student programs and services.

Location UNH, Durham, NH
Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling or related student service area. Master’s preferred.
2. Five years’ experience in a corporate business role or post-secondary business school career services experience.
3. Knowledge of a broad range of corporate business functions; knowledge of the local business marketplace.
3. Strong interpersonal skills and communication techniques.
4. Some nights and weekends required to support the career services programs. Willingness to travel to support corporate outreach and alumni relations.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Teaching experience.
2. Proven ability to organize activities and coordinate groups of people.
3. Ability to relate to a diverse student population.
4. Ability to work independently and follow-through on assigned tasks.
5. Ability to problem-solve, make decisions and manage conflict.

Physical Demands
FTE .75
Salary Information

$20 – $25 per hour based on experience.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number ASP0108FY18
Open Date 09/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
EEO Statement

The University System of New Hampshire is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action employer. The University System is committed to creating an environment that values and supports diversity and inclusiveness across our campus communities and encourages applications from qualified individuals who will help us achieve this mission. The University System prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status. Application by members of all underrepresented groups is encouraged. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the U.S.

Institution Information

A comprehensive land-, sea-, and space-grant university, UNH is the state’s flagship public university and is ideally located in the rural town of Durham, with ready access to the Maine and New Hampshire seacoasts, Boston, and the White Mountains. The University actively creates and nurtures a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences and cultural backgrounds pursue goals with mutual respect and shared spirit of inquiry. UNH has approximately 12,200 undergraduate students and 2,300 graduate students.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you meet the definition of an Internal Candidate? Internal Candidates include: (1) active status employees who have completed the introductory period and (2) adjunct staff members who have been employed within USNH for at least 12 months in total and who have worked at least 1,000 hours during the 12 month period preceding the application for the position. Student employment does not apply toward internal status eligibility.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents