Job Positions

Career Advisor

Categories: North Central Region 6

Department:

Career Services

Institution:

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Date Posted:

02/05/2018

Close Date:

02/19/2018
 

Position Description

 

Duties

  • Provide career advising primarily to undergraduate students regarding career decision-making, experiential learning opportunities, full-time professional job search strategies and techniques, and career planning.
  • Assist students in exploring interests, skills, and values and identify related careers and majors through on-line resources and interpretation of career assessments.
  • Prepare students for the job search through review of resumes, cover letters, personal statements, and applications; conduct mock interviews; and discuss job and internship search strategies.
  • Deliver core presentations to varied audiences to engage students in career development and learning.
  • Lead projects or programs; serve as a connection to academic units and work with students from diverse backgrounds. May instruct a course in major and career decision-making.

Application Process

https://employment.unl.edu/postings/57766

Institution Information

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Tracy Lungrin

402-472-8217

tracy.lungrin@unl.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience with 1:1 college student contact required.
  • Master’s of Art degree in related field preferred and may substitute for experience, preferably with career or academic advising.
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication/interpersonal skills, writing/public speaking skills, organization, and time management with ability to self-manage workload.
  • Ability to identify and understand how cultural context, differences, and institutional/social barriers influence the student experience in order to apply inclusive advising strategies for all students necessary.
  • Experience with public speaking essential.
  • Must demonstrate an ability to learn extensive career information, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to collaborate with the Career Services team and other campus offices to engage in best practices and delivering high quality career coaching strategies to all students required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Student Affairs/Higher Education, Psychology, Sociology or related field preferred.