Career Advising Liaison (College of Agriculture & Life Sciences and College of Natural Resources)

  • University of Idaho
  • Caldwell, ID
  • Dec 15, 2020
Full time   Biology/Biotechnology/Life Sciences Advising/Counseling/Support Careers Services & Placement

Job Description

The Career Advising Liaison provides career education/advising to help students and alumni explore and achieve their career goals, including major exploration, preparing and competing for internships, research experiences, professional employment, and admission to graduate school, especially within their assigned college(s). Liaisons provide a strong connection between Career Services and the college(s) and student populations they are assigned to. Liaisons work closely with their college’s administrators, advisors, and faculty, as well as the Career Services Employer Relations team to increase connections between students and employers. Liaisons provide both tailored career education and advising to students and alumni from the college/student population they have been assigned to, as well as general career education/advising through Career Services. Approximately 75% of the time, the Career Advising Liaison will work remotely in the college/department that they are assigned to. They will collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators in their college(s) in order to identify the career development needs of students and the best methods for providing these services. Career Advising Liaisons will also work closely with members of the Employer Relations team (ER) to educate students on employer recruitment activities and facilitate connections between students and employers. The career development needs of students will vary by colleges. Depending on the college’s specific needs, service delivery could include but are not limited to, 1-on-1 client appointments/consultations, teaching major/career decision-making classes, conducting class presentations and workshops, and assisting with professional development and networking events. For the remaining 25% of their time, the Career Advising Liaison will work in Career Services as a member of the Career Advising Team (CAT) to provide general career education/advising services for students during drop-in hours and at Career Services sponsored events. Through group/classroom presentations and individual advising meetings, the Career Advising Liaison educates and advises clients on: the career/major decision-making process; development of cover letters, resumes/CVs, and other job/internship application documents; job/internship search strategies; effective interviewing techniques; on-line career resources and technologies; the graduate school application process; strategic involvement/participation in experiential learning opportunities; networking; salary and benefit negotiations, and other career development topics. The University of Idaho Career Services is currently seeking (1) Career Advising Liaison to work with our College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) and College of Natural Resources (CNR).

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