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Career Counselor 19-600

Categories: Northeast Region 1



Spouse Education and Career Opportunities Program


Zeiders Enterprises, Inc.

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Position Description
The SECO program offers comprehensive education, career and employment services to all military spouses through: SECO Coaching Services, the MySECO web presence and Military Spouse Hub, the Education, Training and Licensing Component and the Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) Component. Career Coaches provide support to military spouses through the Military OneSource Military Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) Program Contract. Career coaches connect Military Spouses with academic and career opportunities in which they may be qualified through information and referral services delivered through a call center in a telework environment in their home.

•Provide career coaching services telephonically, in-person at events, and virtually through video coaching, webinars and other web-based and social media platforms to include as directed by the Government;
•Provide comprehensive career services to include assessments, resources, and career consultations for military spouses;
•Educate and customize resources to enhance spouses’ well-being in support of their career goals;
•Offer military spouses the opportunity to work with the same career coach over time;
•Create and update educational materials and provide SME support as needed;
•Respond to military spouse needs on social media and online including LinkedIn, Facebook, and MySECO;
•Serve as the primary government source of assistance for military spouses regarding education and career development throughout the military lifecycle; and
•Serve as the central source of information regarding federal, state and local occupational licenses and credential requirements for military spouses in portable occupations and career fields nationwide and/or globally.
•Assist with the inbound call queue during surge periods.

Application Process
You may apply at the Zeiders' Job Portal:

Institution Information
Zeiders Enterprises, Inc.
2750 Killarney Drive
Suite 100
Woodbridge, VA 22192

Additional Information

Contact Information
Wanda Carter



Required Qualifications
•A Master’s degree in Counseling, Career Counseling, Higher Education Administration/Leadership, Education, Adult Education, or related field with 4+ years professional work experience in career, education, and/or employment coaching.
•An active certification in one of the following: the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals Certified Workforce Development Professional certification (CWDP), the National Certified Counselor (NCC) credential through the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC), or the Certified Career Counselor (CCC) credential through the National Career Development Association.
•Candidates must have strong technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, etc.), and web-based platforms.
•Experience providing career coaching/counseling across the career development process to include career assessments, career exploration, career decision-making, resumes, personal branding, interview strategies, job search strategies, etc.
•Evidence utilizing a holistic approach to assist individuals with their career and educational goals.
•Experience working in higher education or extensive knowledge of post-secondary educational institutions and various types of certificate/degree programs,
•Experience providing career and educational counseling or coaching with diverse populations
•Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to build rapport with individuals
•Demonstrated evidence of successfully working in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications
•Preference for candidates with MBTI and/or Strong Interest Inventory certification.
•Preference for candidates with experience developing and delivering presentations and /or webinars.
•Preference for candidates with experience working in a call center or service operations environment.
•Preference for former Military, Military Spouse, Veteran or Wounded Warrior.