Bulletin #180374; 12/16/19
CAREER ADVISOR (2 positions available)
Student Services Professional II
Career Development Center
Salary Range: $4,304 - $6,120/Monthly
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., some evenings and weekend hours, overnight stays if assigned to an off-campus conference/workshop; exempt classification. Temporary appointment expires on or before one year from date of hire. Appointment may be extended, may become permanent.
Essential Functions: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director, the Career Advisor provides a variety of career services to students and alumni that prepare them to successfully embark and advance their post-graduation careers. The incumbent designs curricula and facilitates student-centered instruction that utilizes the principles of active learning in accord with student learning outcomes; delivers large and small-scale advising that facilitates peer learning and encourages students to independently think through problems and select suitable solutions and course of actions; utilizes knowledge of job market trends, including demand for specific skills, abilities, and experiences to advise students; administers, interprets, and fosters student reflection upon career assessments to form career goals; incorporates current student reflection upon career assessments to form career goals; incorporates current student development and career counseling theories and cultural competencies in advising; identifies holistic and developmental courses of action, including the development of career plans, and provides appropriate follow up to assist students in making successful progress toward their degree and career objectives; coordinates, implements, and monitors short and long-term career development and educational programming centered on campus, division, industry and student needs and initiatives; evaluates and assesses student needs and engagement, and Center's programming efforts to design services and programs that meet these needs and reflect current professional practices; engages with industry professionals and community workforce and economic development agencies to stay abreast of job growth, non-traditional career pathways, and changing industry needs, particularly in the Southern California region; develops career instructional materials for students and faculty utilizing a variety of delivery modes such as online, PowerPoint and video; and assists in adapting academic curricula to incorporate career development.
Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public administration, business administration, or job related field. Two years of professional experience in one of the student services programs such as teaching, student development, career coaching/advising, human resources, economic development, or workforce development; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master's degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience. The incumbent must have excellent oral, written, interpersonal, and team skills including open communication, flexibility, cooperation, engagement, and maintain positive relationships; and have a high comfort level in using information technology including databases, Microsoft Office Suite, and online career tools. Ability to: make effective oral presentations and facilitate an open exchange of ideas; work effectively with multiple constituencies and make meaningful connections at all levels of an organization; give engaging presentations to small and large audiences; act as a spokesperson within an area of expertise; plan, implement, and manage programs; anticipate program needs and carry through with actions; use initiative and resourcefulness in planning work assignments and in implementing long-range program improvement; obtain factual and interpretive information through interviews and self-directed research; integrate knowledge from across different domains and apply to work; reason logically, draw valid conclusions, and make appropriate recommendations to solve problems and change program procedures; and multi-task and discern priorities to meet deadlines. Demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.
Desired Qualifications: A master's degree from an accredited college or university in education, student development, counseling, or related field. Experience in a higher education setting in career planning or advising; and in training and development. Strong public relations and promotional skills, including use of social media, apps, and other digital and print publicity/marketing.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on December 30, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Los Angeles, California