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Career Advisor and Content Specialist

Career Advisor and Content Specialist

Description:

The Boerigter Center for Calling and Career seeks a full-time staff person to generate student-focused career content and guide students through advising appointments. This position will have a specific focus on reaching underrepresented and first generation students.

Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the items listed below.

  • Create and curate content for students related to calling and career topics. Maintain content libraries and assist in promoting content and information via social media and other channels.
  • Meet with students in small groups and one-on-one for exploratory advising and career development meetings.
  • Meet with students and alumni in appointments for resume reviews, educating on experiential learning opportunities, academic and career exploration and planning, and other advising needs.
  • Provide leadership to the Boerigter Center team and help ensure our content, advising, and programming are relevant to students underrepresented in higher education and/or with first generation status.
  • Partner with faculty and other campus offices on topics related to academic and career issues of discernment, preparation, and pursuit, as well as experiential learning and employment.
  • Lead workshops, events, and class presentations addressing areas such as strengths, career exploration, discernment, decision making, and planning that can be incorporated in both academic and co-curricular settings.
  • Represent the Boerigter Center at various on-campus and off-campus events.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree (Masters preferred) and three or more years in higher education, career development, marketing, or related field.
  • Experience in generating content, managing social media, video editing, and/or administering learning management technology.
  • Experience working with students and organizations on promoting knowledge around topics related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the enthusiasm to be part of a high-energy and entrepreneurial office.
  • Ability to excel as a team player who knows how to create partnerships while also possess the ability to take ownership of her/his own work.
  • Commitment to the goals and character of a Christian liberal arts college.
  • Attendance at events and programs outside of normal working hours may be required. Occasional evening and weekend hours and some travel will be necessary.
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