Career Advisor - John P. Fahey Career Center

Updated: about 17 hours ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA


The Career Counselor advises and coaches students and recent alumni from all three undergraduate colleges, with a primary focus on serving College of Arts and Sciences and College of Nursing students, regarding all aspects of career development, job and internship searches, and preparation for graduate and professional school.  Responsible for conducting career presentations for students. Works closely with other members of the Career Center on current and new initiatives, develops and maintains relationships with campus and community partners, and is involved in the preparation and support of career development programs, specifically for the College of Arts and Sciences. Teach career planning courses and assist in the coordination of EDGE Scholars, a four-year career and professional development program for undergraduate students. Assist in the execution, collection, and analysis of learning assessments for the Career Center programs and services.


Bachelor’s degree in counseling, psychology or related educational/liberal arts field and progress toward completion of an advanced degree required.

Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, business or other helping profession preferred. 

Experience in counseling or advising required, preferably in a college setting and/or career related.

Exceptional presentation skills required.

Familiarity with the labor market, various industries and occupations, career-related resources and assessments preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records.
Exceptional presentation skills, a high degree of counseling acumen,
Some exposure to the labor market and/or business community and experience working with college students required.
A significant level of technical competence with social media, online programs, and internet resources required.
Physical Requirements:
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Hearing: 75-100%
Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 0-24%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 15 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: No
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No

AAP/EEO Statement:
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement:
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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