Career Counselor

 

CAREER COUNSELOR

UW-Eau Claire - Unit of Academic Affairs

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Masters’ Degree in Counseling or relevant field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Demonstrated experience working in higher education or collegiate recruiting
  • Ability to provide career counseling to diverse students, plan and facilitate group presentations and workshops
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as a cohesive member of a team
  • Professional demeanor, high energy, excellent communication, research, public relations and presentation skills
  • Ability to set goals, develop programs and methods to achieve goals

  Assets:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of resume writing, interviewing techniques, internship and job search strategies
  • Experience in a Career Services office
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships with faculty, staff and community members
  • Experience in teaching a career development course

 

Responsibilities:

Internship and Career Counseling

  • Provide one on one career counseling assistance and group workshops to undergraduate and graduate students
  • Coach students from all Colleges on the benefits and process of obtaining internships, including resume and cover letter development, professional networking  and interviewing
  • Assist students from all Colleges with the job search process, including professional networking, resume and cover letter development and interviewing
  • Working with others, serve as campus resource for promoting post-graduation jobs and internships to internal and external sources- faculty, staff, alumni, community members, prospective students and families
  • Offer career development activities to continuing students and as part of the job search process
  • Coordinate and facilitate workshops and instructional activities related to the internship and job search

 Additional responsibilities

Offer comprehensive internship and job search services to students from all Colleges

  • Build and maintain relationships with local and regional recruiters
  • Instruct IDIS 230, an experiential internship course designed to offer students opportunities to get academic credit for off-campus practical experiences and Gen 250, a career planning course
  • Collaborate with academic advisors and other campus student services regarding internship opportunities
  • Serve as a resource to faculty and academic advisors on the topics of internships and workforce trends, to assure students’ post-graduation outcomes are being met
  • Work closely with Outreach Counselor to connect students to employers and attend career related events

 

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, please call or e-mail:

Ms. Staci Heidtke
Phone: 715-836-2261
E-mail: heidtksl@uwec.edu