Career Counselor (Part-time), Cawley Career Education Center - Division of Student Affairs

Washington D.C.
Jul 06, 2017
Aug 17, 2017
Full Time
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Career Counselor (Part-time), Cawley Career Education Center - Division of Student Affairs

Georgetown University's Cawley Career Education Center teaches students how to identify career opportunities that fit with their values, interests, personality, and skills. We empower students by providing resources designed to foster the development of career management skills that will serve them as competent professionals. We facilitate specialized programs and create relationships to connect students with employers and generate internship and full-time opportunities. The Cawley Career Education Center integrates the Jesuit tradition in its work with students by caring for and encouraging the development of the whole person.

The Career Counselor, reporting to the Associate Director for Career Education and Counseling, has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Provides career counseling and advises students and alumni representing a broad range of career interests.
  • Interprets vocational assessment instruments.
  • Plans and presents career education workshops.
  • Reviews job documents (e.g., résumés, cover letters).
  • Responds to outreach requests from the campus community.
  • Conducts mock interview sessions.
  • Supervises a graduate intern and co-supervises a student assistant as necessary.
  • Performs additional duties - for example, assisting with strategic planning initiatives, maintaining key liaison relationships with university constituents, and assisting with open houses and career fairs.


  • Master's degree in counseling, higher education, college student personnel or related field.
  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience providing career counseling, interpreting vocational assessment instruments, planning and presenting career education workshops, critiquing job documents (e.g., résumés, cover letters), and serving on administrative teams
  • Preference for designation as a National Certified Counselor or licensure as a professional counselor
  • Familiarity with vocational assessment instruments, career counseling techniques, career development theory, and job search strategies
  • Ability to embrace and adapt to a dynamic work environment
  • Willingness and availability to participate in all aspects of the Career Education Center, including working evenings and occasional weekends

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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