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Career Development Advisor Positions

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Palm Beach State College

Date Posted:

Apr 13 2022 9:20AM

Close Date:

May 31 2022

Position Description

Career Development Advisor in Belle Glade, Loxahatchee & Lake Worth Campuses


Responsible for providing career and academic planning for students college wide. Administers and interprets career assessment instruments, facilitating use of occupational and labor market data resources. Assists students and graduates in self-appraisal and exploration of career, academic and work programs and services of the College. Manages a student caseload in the undecided career pathway, and assists students with educational and career planning. Supports academic advising during peak enrollment periods. Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and possibly during holidays.

Application Process

Institution Information

This job description is intended to be generic in nature and describe the essential functions of the job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The essential duties, functions and responsibilities, and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Additional Information

Employment Information
Please review the following information in order to apply for a position at Palm Beach State College:
Carefully review the minimum qualifications advertised for the available position as only applicants meeting the minimum requirements will be considered. Background Check/ Drug Screen may be required based on the specific requirements of the position for which the application is being submitted. Employment is contingent upon the passing of a drug test and upon completion of a criminal background investigation. An important goal of the Office of Human Resources is to respond to all applicants once a selection is made. Please take notice of the position closing date advertised. Whenever positions are filled, the Office of Human Resources responds to all applicants who have submitted applications.

Contact Information


Required Qualifications

Minimum Base Pay: $40,730. All salary calculations start at the minimum salary and will be based on candidate's education and experience.
Duties and Responsibilities: (This list is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary) Administers career assessments and advises students in selecting a career pathway, college major or program of study. Assists students in understanding educational, personal and occupational strengths and limitations. Coaches students in developing effective job seeking procedures and techniques. Educates students on career exploration resources and decision-making strategies. Coordinates career development outreach programs. Presents workshops on career development topics. Utilizes career development platforms to post employment opportunities and assists students in using the system. Assists with employer outreach activities to maintain and develop new career opportunities for students. Counsels students regarding their adaptability to a college environment. Analyzes assessment results and identifies areas requiring further attention. Acts as a liaison for programs and services with outside agencies and employers. Participates in and manages all phases of an assigned project. Plans and oversees the preparations and dissemination of project communications. Produces related project reports, as needed. Handles requests from parents and students regarding programs, transfers, and degrees. May conduct workshops with parents regarding College or program information requirements. Prepares required reports for various internal and external requests. Designs and creates training content and materials for topic presentations. Utilizes multiple software programs to manage and track student contact, communication, and appointments Performs other job-related duties as assign

Preferred Qualifications

Required Minimum Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree
One year of related experience Knowledge of: Microsoft Office Professional or similar application Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) within 30 days of employment Career development theories Student success platforms and career databases

Skilled in:
Attention to detail while maintaining effective time and task management Managing and resolving conflict in a positive manner Using various video conference platforms

Ability to:
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing on a regular basis with internal and external customers, build relationships, manage customer expectations and take responsibility for a high level of service Interact in a positive manner with diverse populations and varying education levels of students, faculty, staff, and the public Work with individual students to develop multiple models of academic success
Organize and prioritize multiple, competing priorities to maximize personal and team effectiveness
Travel to other campus locations
Work in a variety of settings to deliver services to students without a decrease in performance

Licenses, Registration, Certifications, or Special Requirements:
Regular physical attendance required
Some periods throughout the year will require extended work hours including nights, weekends, and college closures

Preferred Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Master’s degree in Higher Education Student Affairs, Counseling, or related field
Experience administering Strong Interest Inventory, Myers Briggs Type Indicator or other career assessments

Skilled in:
Bilingual communication

Licenses, Registration, Certifications, or Special Requirements:
Career Counseling Certification from National Career Development Association (CCC) or National Certified Career Counselor (NCCC) certification