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Career Coordinator and Academic Advisor, LEON (FY17-102)

The College of Southern Maryland
Job Title: Career Coordinator and Academic Advisor, LEON (FY17-102)
Job Location: La Plata , MD
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Advising/counseling/support
Careers services & placement
Application Closing Date: Open until filled

Job Description

Career Coordinator and Academic Advisor, LEON (FY17-102)
The College of Southern Maryland

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Job Description

The Career Coordinator and Academic Advisor will play an integral role in assisting the campus with its student success and goal completion activities by providing academic advising services, as well as coordinating career services at the Leonardtown Campus.  Services provided include: collaboration with internal and external career services professionals, development and execution of campus career events, and management of on-going Career Services activities to assist our students with making informed program and career decisions.


The work schedule for this position is 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday typically from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. or 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., with 1-2 days a week from 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Flexibility is required and may include occasional Saturday hours.


When applying for this position, please be prepared to answer the following questions:

  • Provide your perspective on the barriers to post-secondary student success and educational goal attainment and recommendations to mitigate those barriers.
  • Describe a program you have offered, or an idea you have, to impress upon new college students the importance of early self-exploration and career goal-setting.
  • What career counseling theory do you utilize most? 


College of Southern Maryland conducts background checks in order to ensure the safety and well-being of the college's staff and students. The final candidate for this position will be subject to the following background checks: Criminal History Check.


This position is open until filled. For best consideration, apply by 11:59 pm EST Thursday, 05/04/17. The College of Southern Maryland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


Required Skills
  • Bachelor degree required (Masters preferred)
  • Minimum of two years of experience in career development, education, or related field.
  • Knowledge and experience in assisting students in a college setting in academic and/or career development.
  • Knowledge of career development theory and application.
  • Knowledge of job search training procedures.
  • Myers-Briggs qualified helpful.
  • Ability to lead group workshops.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with a diverse population with wide variety of needs.
  • Knowledge of community resources accessible to customers.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Experience with computer data entry and Microsoft office suite.
  • Position requires high level of confidentiality.


Job Location
Leonardtown, Maryland, United States
Position Type
47,583.00 - USD

Job Requirements

Preferred and required qualifications as appropriate for the position(s).

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