The Career Development Center at the State University of New York at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Career Counselor for Employer Engagement. The successful candidate will join the CDC at a moment of revitalization and recognition of the essential role career exploration and preparation play in positioning students to define and pursue goals, augment their academic learning, and experience success. Expectations include, but are not limited to, providing general career advisement to all students, providing career-readiness workshops, advancing the university's priorities including supporting students in experiential learning (e.g., internships, job shadowing, etc.) and making classroom presentations for faculty and students to promote the Career Center's services. The Career Counselor for Employer Engagement will also conduct employer outreach in the region to increase internship and employment opportunities (among other partnerships) for students as well as serve as a resource to employers interested in hiring students for internship positions and jobs.
The Career Development Center (CDC) plays a vital role in the University's mission to nurture a community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully. The CDC facilitates career exploration and preparation for SUNY Oneonta students and alumni. It provides students with access to internships and other career development programs and services and helps them develop the tools they need to be agile employees who can adapt to the increasing complexity of life and work in the 21st century. To learn more about the University and the Department, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ and https://suny.oneonta.edu/career-development-center.
Duties include but are not limited to:
Conduct individual career appointments to assist students in the career decision-making process, career exploration, and job/internship search.
Assist in the planning and facilitating of career programming throughout the year, including career fairs, resume review events, career workshops, employer events, alumni-engagement projects, and faculty classroom presentations etc.
Assist the Director of Career Development in the establishment and maintenance of relationships with community partners locally and regionally.
Participate in departmental professional development to learn better practices in career advising, career services, employer relations/college recruiting, and stakeholder cultivation.
Use technology to better serve students, such as: Handshake (for assisting jobs with internship and job searches), LinkedIn, and Twitter (for assisting students with networking), etc.
Undertake special project administration or research through work with office staff, teams, and programs.
Working nights and weekends as assigned.
Salary: $55,000 - 60,000 commensurate with experience. Information on SUNY's comprehensive benefits offerings can be found at https://www.suny.edu/benefits.
Demonstrated ability to use social media technology (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn) as marketing tools
Strong oral and written communication skills
At least two (2) years of experience in higher education, preferably in an advising role
Experience with cultivating community partnerships
Experience creating and managing events
Knowledge of career development tools such as Handshake, Focus 2
Experience working with and serving diverse populations
SUNY Oneonta enrolls about 5,500 students who pursue bachelor's or master's degrees or certificates in one of 70-plus academic programs. Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially, and live purposefully.
The university is located in the City of Oneonta, nestled in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, Oneonta is one of the 20 Most Picturesque Small Towns in America, according to Microsoft News. The natural beauty of the region is breathtaking year-round. Each season offers outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, boating, swimming, and skiing. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance, management, and culture. The university's indeed.com rating is 4.4, with one recent review noting that the people are what make SUNY Oneonta so special.
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