Provides career counseling and related career development services to students, alumni, faculty, and staff from all of the university’s colleges. Develops and conducts workshops, class presentations, and similar programs in career exploration and choice, job search techniques and other related career development topics. Acts as liaison to one of the University’s academic colleges and performs employer and faculty outreach accordingly. Teams with Employer Relations Specialist to organize and conduct recruiting events and career fairs.
Working at Regis University
As Regis employees, we embrace our Jesuit Catholic values of respect, inclusion and equity, and welcome employees, faculty and students from all faiths and cultures. Together, we perform our duties in alignment with the mission of the University and seek dedicated individuals to contribute to and strengthen that mission and our service to students.
Take a moment to consider our Total Rewards package:
– A generous tuition benefit for employees, spouses, and dependents
– Paid Mission leave to give employees time to volunteer in the community
– Options for flexible work
– Additional time off each year when the University closes for Winter Break
– Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and list of references with your application. Current employees, please submit an application and requested documents by logging into Workday. Click on the Career Worklet and access the internal site.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides career counseling and related services to individuals and groups to ensure clients realize and accomplish their career goals.
· Supports clients through the career exploration process by administering and interpreting personality, interest, value, and skill assessments (such as the Strong Interest Inventory, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, StrengthsFinder, etc.)
· Counsels clients on job search strategies and graduate school assistance by:
o Reviewing resumes, cover letters and application essays,
o Providing guidance on the interview process and mock interview sessions,
o Promoting the development of professional networks,
o Strategizing job and salary offers through negotiation,
o Supporting career management and advancement,
o And any other matter related to career development.
· Assesses the needs of specific student populations including first generation students, graduate students, international students, veterans, students with disabilities, LGTBQ+ students, and/or Alumni.
· Develops and conducts career development related workshops and class presentations for specific and identified populations.
· Creates and implements programs that will lean into Regis being designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and serving the career development needs and priorities of Hispanic students.
· Analyzes and synthesizes labor market information to communicate to clients as they identify and pursue their career goals.
· Conducts and supports training for graduate intern(s) on:
o Career development topics, theories, techniques,
o Student development theories,
o Higher education topics,
o And any other developmental need for the intern.
· Utilizes CCPD’s career platform, Handshake, to track appointments and write detailed counseling notes, connect with employers and contacts, conduct student and employer analysis, etc.
· Possesses the opportunity to be one of the instructors for a career development course, Careers and Your Calling (PC220), which is taught to first- and second-year students.
EMPLOYER AND FACULTY OUTREACH
Acts as liaison to one of the University’s academic colleges to develop and implement strategies to build rapport with various members of the college’s administration, faculty, and staff to identify and address needs, promote student referrals to the CCPD, and gain support for programming and events related to career development.
· Performs employer outreach to create, retain, and grow relationships with employer representatives in order to promote their recruitment of University’s students and alumni.
· Conducts outreach to faculty to create, retain and grow relationships with faculty to integrate career development into the curriculum and to promote student involvement in the CCPD’s events and services.
· Connects with employers and contacts and conducts student and employer analysis, etc. through Handshake.
· Organizes and conducts one or more major career fairs per year and supports staff in other recruiting events and career fairs.
Consults and builds strategic relationships within the divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs, various departments, clubs, organizations, etc.
· Collaborates with campus partners to identify community career development needs.
· Serves on campus committees and teams to represent the perspective of career development and student recruitment.
· Liaison to the Office of Diversity, Equity, & Inclusive Excellence.
Performs related duties as necessary to support the missions of the Center for Career and Professional Development and Regis University.
1. Master’s degree in counseling or related field or Master’s degree in another field with a certificate in career counseling.
2. One or more years of professional or graduate-level experience in career counseling within higher education.
3. One or more years of professional or graduate-level experience in employer outreach and organizing career-related events
4. Experience in administering and facilitating Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory and StrengthsFinder.
5. One or more years of professional or graduate-level experience in conducting workshops, class presentations, or other group training sessions, preferably in a career development context.
6. Strong oral communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills.
7. Strong writing skills.
8. Ability to work with internal and external teams.
9. Adaptable and flexible.
10. Ability to analytically and critically think when solving problems.
1. Fluent in Spanish (verbal and written proficiency)
2. Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate (LPCC) preferred.