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Career Coach

Company: Concordia College
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Position Title Career Coach Position Type Staff FTE

.92 (with non-employment days dispersed throughout the year)

General Employment Period


General Work Schedule (days of week)


General shift hours


Benefits Eligible? Yes Job Summary/Basic Function

This position collaborates with students in evaluating their values, interests, skills, and abilities and empowering them to reflect and discern their vocation. Primary responsibilities include meeting with students regarding all aspects of career development using career coaching techniques and providing resources appropriate for each stage in the career development process. Career coaches partner with students to explore majors and careers; assist in the pursuit of internships, full-time positions, experiential learning opportunities, and graduate/professional school admittance; provide presentations to small and large audiences on a variety of career and job search topics; and develop relationships with faculty in specific academic areas, and provide services related to those same areas. The successful candidate will require project management skills and the ability to learn new information and skills.


  1. Empower students with career development skills to make informed decisions allowing them to achieve their lifelong personal and professional goals

  2. Engage with division-wide curriculum to help students progress in the areas of practical competence, personal development, intercultural maturity, and community engagement in order to reach specified learning outcomes

  3. Build relationships and collaborate with faculty and staff across campus to promote student development

  4. Collaborate with internal and external partners to connect students, alumni and stakeholders with experiential learning, mentoring and employment opportunities

  5. Develop and conduct presentations and workshops

  6. Utilize online platforms such as Handshake and Student Success Collaborative to manage appointments and share resources

  7. Participate in events, fairs, associations and the overall campus community

  8. Remain aware and cognizant of the growth within the field of Career Services

  9. Facilitate the vision that "Career is Everywhere"

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to work as part of a high functioning team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete numerous concurrent tasks.
  • Strong customer service skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in higher education, business, or industry experience in career services, recruiting, and/or related employment role
  • Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university

Open Until Filled Yes Screening Begins 06/14/2021 EEO/AA Statement

Concordia College will not discriminate against or harass any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, veteran's status, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, familial status, public assistance status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other legally protected status.

Special Instructions to Applicants Employment Contingencies Background Check Location Moorhead

Keywords: Concordia College, Bakersfield , Career Coach, Other , Bakersfield, California

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