Career Advisor

  • SUNY Brockport
  • Brockport, NY 14420, USA
  • Mar 13, 2024
Full time Advising/Counseling/Support Careers Services & Placement

Job Description


Career Advisor

Job no: 496854

SUNY Budget Title: Career Planning and Development Associate
Salary Level/Grade: SL2
Work type: Full time
Location: Rochester, NY
Department: EOC Career Services
Categories: Management & Professional

The SUNY Rochester EOC (REOC) has been an established adult educational facility in the city of Rochester NY for over 50 years. Conveniently located in Downtown Rochester, the REOC has earned the reputation as one of the outstanding Centers in the state. REOC employees collaboratively provide skill and academic training necessary for students to continue to college or obtain a career. REOC has a strong connection to both SUNY Brockport and the University Center for Academic and Workforce Development. REOC is one of ten Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) and two Career Counseling and Outreach Centers located throughout New York State, each with a commitment to supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce and student population. When you join the REOC, you are a part of a team with student success as the focus!

SUNY Brockport has a strong commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an affirmative action equal opportunity employer. We welcome individuality and encourage you to utilize your unique talents and bring your skills as we collaboratively strive to build meaningful lives and vibrant communities.

Job Summary: The Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC), part of SUNY Brockport, is accepting applications for a Career Services Advisor. The person in this role provides individual and group vocational advisement to all REOC students to enhance/encourage program retention, completion, and achieve vocational placement goals as determined by SUNY University Center for Academic and Workforce Development (UCAWD). This position reports to the Job Placement Coordinator and is responsible for supporting and advising students with classroom orientations, resume development, job searches, interviewing skills, and professional portfolio development. The Career Advisor works collegially with the Career Services team, counselors, faculty, staff, and administrators to enhance methods of operation for the benefit of REOC students throughout their program and facilitates continued employment tracking and services with REOC alumni.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree with a focus in career counseling, student affairs, educational advisement or a related area.
Experience working in career and job search coaching methods with diverse populations.
Strong oral, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to interact with and support a diverse population of students, faculty, and employees in remote and in-person environments.
Availability to work a minimum of one evening per week during non-summer hours; and occasionally on a Saturday.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with strengths-based career or academic advising methods.
Experience related to staffing and employment.
Experience with career and personality assessments such as MBTI, Strong's, Strengths Quest, etc.
Higher level of technical skill helpful; ability to problem solve and use technical resources in the delivery of resources such as job search databases, online job search, etc.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm; 1 eve/wk during non summer hours
Salary and Benefits: The Minimum Salary for this position is $50,272.
This position is benefits eligible; Find out more about benefits at Careers@Brockport! This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Application Instructions: Visit to complete an application including your cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications, resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.

Background Investigation Statement:
All applicants are subject to a pre-employment background check.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing:
Pre-employment drug test and DOT physical may be required for positions requiring a valid Class A or B CDL driver's license with passenger endorsement.

New York State Executive Order:
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations via email at

Non-Discrimination Statement/Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
SUNY Brockport does not discriminate. SUNY Brockport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The University is committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, or criminal conviction. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the university community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law, or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.

Diversity Statement:
SUNY Brockport is committed to creating and maintaining an equitable environment that welcomes, values, and supports individuals and communities who affirm human dignity. The University provides opportunities for engagement, learning, growth, and transformation to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive institution.

Reasonable Accommodations:
SUNY Brockport provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans, or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Office of Human Resources or email your request to Tamara Gouger, AVP for Human Resources and ADA Coordinator, at Determinations or requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

SUNY Brockport is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The University actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the University.

To apply, visit

Copyright ©2022 Inc. All rights reserved.

Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency


Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Please apply using the "Apply Now" button below


Jobs at SUNY Brockport. When inquiring or applying for positions at SUNY Brockport, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at SUNY Brockport and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To receive email alerts when new jobs at SUNY Brockport are posted, please sign up at new job openings at SUNY Brockport.