The Career Advisor will coach and/or advise undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni to provide career and major exploration, resume, and cover letter review, mock interviews, job search strategies, and general professional development. (40%) Assist students with the most appropriate fit for an academic major/minor and related careers. (20%) Facilitate classroom presentations and activities around a large variety of career development and professional development topics (15%) Support and promote career programs and events offered by Career Services, including career fairs, on-campus interviewing programs, and other programs. (10%) Maintain knowledge of current trends and best practices in career development to apply to services provided to students. (10%) Other duties as may be assigned by the Director or designee. (5%)
Master's degree required; or a bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of experience in Career Services, Advising, Residence Life, Enrollment Management or other student related area in higher education.
Demonstrated knowledge of employer recruitment strategies, job market trends, occupational, career and employment information sources.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions and conferred by the time of hire.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 925003
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Division of Student Affairs actively supports the University's missions of education, research, and service by providing comprehensive programs and services to assist each student in developing intellectually, socially, morally, and culturally. The Division anticipates students' developmental needs throughout their collegiate experiences and promotes students development by fostering a community of learning, which encourages individual student involvement and participation. The Division of Student Affairs provides a broad range of support services, activities, and programs that seek to: Assist students in developing respect and appreciation for individual differences, interpersonal civility, and human rights. Enhance the learning environment, facilitate retention, and optimize the student experience. Accommodate the diverse needs of all students. Support a community environment that is welcoming, safe, and secure. Assist students in meeting their basic needs for housing, nutrition, and physical and emotional well-being. Provide the means for students to become active participants and leaders in their own learning. Assist students in developing logical thought processes and sound decision-making skills. Assist students in developing an appreciation of the arts. Moreover, the division seeks to contribute to the development of the whole individual by fostering in each student a deeper appreciation of the importance of life-long learning, individual responsibility, and human diversity. Through collaboration, the division provides programs and services that are grounded in theory, assessment, and sound practice.
ECU Career Services supports and empowers students in their career development to succeed as professionals in a global community. Career Services provides students with career development tools that assist them to become professionals. The department develops academic and co-curricular programs and services to enhance career readiness, leadership, and engagement.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.