Career Consultant

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Richardson, TEXAS
Deadline: 29 Sep 2023

Posting Details
Posting Details

Posting Number S05099P
Position Title Career Consultant
Functional Title
Department Career Center
Salary Range $48,000 - Depending on Qualifications
Pay Basis Monthly
Position Status Regular full-time
Location Richardson
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Open Date 08/28/2023
Posting Close Date 09/29/2023
Open Until Filled No
Desired Start Date 09/11/2023
Job Summary
Have a passion for helping others succeed? Are you driven by empathy and passionate about engaging with diverse individuals? If so, you may be just the fit for the Career Consultant role in the University Career Center at the University of Texas at Dallas.
In this position, you will meet with students and alumni for one-on-one appointments and guide them through their career needs. This includes but is not limited to, revising resumes and cover letters, providing career advising services, graduate school planning, and preparing students for interviews.
In addition, be prepared to let your public speaking skills shine. Our career consultants will collaborate with faculty, other departments, and other teams to create workshops, events, and class visit presentations.
Career consultants are proactive and responsive towards student needs. We welcome your creativity in finding ways to spread awareness for our resources so that we can best serve our community.
This role reports to the Associate Director of Career Development. The University Career Center is part of the Student Affairs division of UT Dallas.
Minimum Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree and one to three years professional work experience. 
Preferred Education and Experience
Preference will be given to candidates with; Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling, or a closely related discipline. Direct Career Services and career advising experience, as well as experience administering personality and career assessments, is preferred.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide individual career coaching services to students and alumni in all aspects of the career development process.
• Develop, organize, and deliver career programming, including workshops, presentations, seminars, and other events to enhance student career readiness.
• Build partnerships with faculty and administration, and work with academic units, colleges, and student service departments to promote collaboration and career readiness.
• Periodically engage in activities beyond the regular office hours of 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday, in order to accommodate presentations and events. Flexibility regarding evenings and weekends is required based on the demands of the situation.
• Contributes to the overall success of the career center by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Physical Activities
Working Conditions
Additional Information
After the probationary period, this role may be eligible for a hybrid (partly remote/partly in office) work schedule, subject to business need and manager approval. Must be located within the DFW Area and have the ability to be on campus with 24 hours of notice. A UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement will be required within 14 days after approval.
What we have to Offer:
We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Tuition Benefits
  • Medical insurance – including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long and short-term disability
  • Retirement Plan Options
  • Paid time off
  • Paid Holidays

About UT Dallas
The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of SEA (STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged to their pursuit of excellence.
Special Instructions Summary
Important Message
1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.
2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator . For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator .

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