Hamline University Career Counselor in St. Paul, Minnesota

Founded in 1854, Hamline was the first university in Minnesota and among the first coeducational institutions in the nation. Hamline University provides a world-class education for undergraduate and graduate students. Our faculty, staff and students cultivate an ethic of civic responsibility, social justice and inclusive leadership and service. The primary purpose of the Career Counselor is to provide career counseling to students and recent alumni, lead outreach initiatives and co-coordinate programming for these groups, along with basic employer relations responsibilities. 65% direct student contact and 35% outreach/employer relations. This ratio may change with needs and goals of the office. This is a .8 FTE position, schedule to be negotiated. Counseling - Provide 1-1 career counseling and instruction to students and alumni on issues related to career and vocational planning including selecting a major, assistance on resumes, job search, interview preparation and networking and maintaining confidential case notes. - Prepare students for recruiting activities through workshops, orientation sessions, appointments, and emails. - Administer and interpret the MBTI, SII and SuperStrong. - Guide students and alumni through the graduate and professional school application process, including application materials, entrance examinations (e.g. MCAT, DAT or GRE general and subject), personal statements and interviews. - Educate students on researching and navigating gap year employment opportunities. - Assist in training new practicum students by allowing them to shadow appointments, answering questions and consulting on clients. - Hold drop-in hours to assist students with career-related questions. Events/Programs - Develop, plan, execute and evaluate career-related workshops and programs including resumes, LinkedIn, interviewing, job fair prep, etc. and assist with other office events. - Represent the CDC at events and programs; participate on panels, conduct presentations, participate in orientations for new students etc. - Work with CDC staff to revise and expand web-based resources and create electronic resources such as webinars, videos, and tutorials. Outreach/Campus Involvement - Initiate tabling and presentations based on outreach needs of the CDC. - Present on CDC services or career development topics to classes or student groups. - Build partnerships with faculty through presentations and resource-sharing. - Work with CDC staff to develop and implement marketing plans and materials including the use of social media to promote CDC events, programs, and services. - Market events through direct outreach to students and faculty, as well as other collaborating departments and offices. - Participate on committees within Student Affairs and campus wide as time permits. - Through campus programming (fairs, panels, interviews, tabling, events), connect employers/alumni with students to promote job, internship, networking and mentoring opportunities. Employer Relations - Maintain and strengthen relationships with employers currently involved with Hamline and cultivate new relationships. - Conduct in-person visits with employers along with Internship Program Coordinator. - Develop and maintain a diverse network of employer contacts for jobs, internships and events: follow up on recruiting leads, research employers and develop professional and cooperative relationships to develop job and internship opportunities. - Manage employer follow up process on recruiting activities. - Assist with expansion of Piper Connect and recruit employers to serve as interviewers for the Practice Interview Program. - Manage the Employer and recruiting modules of Hamline Career Link. - Facilitate marketing, registration, and student preparation for job and internship fairs (Government and Nonprofit Career Fair and MPCCC Job and Internship Fair), the Accounting & Auditing Student Conference with the Hamline School of Business, and Inform