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Career Development Specialist, Eastern Kentucky University, Full-Time, Richmond KY

Posting Details

Posting Summary
Position Title Career Development Specialist
Position Number 996568
Position Type Staff
Position Category Fulltime Professionals
Search Type External
Driver Classification Non Driver
City Richmond
Division Student Success
Department Student Success
Unit Career & Cooperative Education
FLSA Exempt
Contact Person Michael Taylor
Schedule Type Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details This position is 10-months in duration.
Funding Source Institutional
Retirement KTRS
Position Summary An EKU Career Development Specialist helps students and alumni define and pursue their career goals, by providing career counseling sessions and targeted presentations and initiatives. Assesses the level of services needed by each individual, facilitates decisions on majors and careers, incorporating results from career assessments and factual information from career libraries; provides appropriate referrals when necessary; occasionally educates students and alumni in writing a resume, preparing for an interview, targeting employers and conducting a job search. Assists the Associate Director in designing programs and managing data related to career development initiatives. This position is 10-months in duration.
Minimum Education Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a related field or a minimum of 18 credit hours of graduate course work in counseling, student development or psychology required.
Minimum Experience One year of highly related work experience is required.
Desired Qualifications Master’s in Counseling preferred.
Experience in career development or counseling is strongly preferred.
Job Duty Name Provides career counseling to EKU students and alumni on all aspects of career decision making and planning:
Provides career counseling to EKU students and alumni on all aspects of career decision making and planning:


Job Functions
Job Duty Name Ensures the efficient operations of the Department by performing other duties as required and assisting others as requested.


Job Functions
Job Duty Name Supports career readiness programs and other initiatives of the Center for Career & Co-op


Posting Detail Information
Posting Number S00033P
Number of Vacancies 1
Job Open Date 05/18/2018
Open Until Filled Yes
AA/EEO Statement Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.
Background Check Statement Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for at least 3 Professional References

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