The Catholic University of America Academic and Career Development Adviser in Washington, District Of Columbia

This position provides high quality direct academic advising and career development service to designated student and alumni populations within an active, student-centered office. Responsible for articulation of a vision, planning and program implementation regarding fundamental academic and career developmental programming and service delivery; contribution to overall office management as part of an active team member.Programs and services are to reflect institutional mission, vision, and strategic direction; support student recruitment, retention and successful graduation. Be responsive to the CUA student population; be accomplished with attention to high standards, quality, collaboration and fiscal soundness. Cultivation of employer and alumni relationships.Essential Responsibilities Include: Provide academic and career advising to undergraduate students as well as career advising for graduate and alumni populations within the assigned departmental cohort. Maintain a strong knowledge base of academic and career counseling principles and methodology. Monitor student academic and career engagement and success. Execute academic and career interventions as part of a working group. Advise undergraduate students about course selection and co-curricular opportunities inside and outside of their major. Maintain high-level knowledge of academic and career related issues including but not limited to: major choice, resume/cover letter writing, networking, interviewing, internship/job/graduate school search, and participating in extracurricular activities/events/programs. Support the delivery and ongoing use of skills, personality, and career related assessments. Present to prospective students, orientation programs, classes, workshops. Maintain high-level presentation skills for both in-person and virtual engagements. Develop and execute purposeful and engaging programs/workshops for targeted audiences of diverse sizes and populations.Consult and build strategic relationships within the divisions of Academic Affairs and Student life, including but not limited to academic support services, the Dean of Students, and assigned departments and schools. Build programming in conjunction with faculty and student organizations. Establish protocol for regular class presentations and/or programming/ events/ workshops on career and academic related issues. Assist in developing marketing materials on academic and career related topics that are relevant to assigned majors and programming initiatives. Assist with collaborative marketing of student partnering offices such as Office of Campus Activities, Center for Cultural Engagement, Global Education, International Student Scholar Services, various student organizations, departmental contacts, etc. Assist in the creation and maintaining of advising resources (web pages, social media, workshops, print materials, etc.). Utilize a variety of technologies in order to provide the required services as well as track student progress including the ability to properly use the information found in Office of Institutional Research, EAB advising system, Handshake job and internship posting system, LinkedIn and identify, recommend, and utilize new technology as it becomes available.