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Location: Louisville KY

Company Name: University of Louisville

Occupational Category: 21-1012.00,Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors

Date Posted: 2020-02-12

Valid Through: 2020-03-13

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

Job ID: 38843

Location: Metropolitan College

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Student Personnel,
Higher Education, or related field and three years of related experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset
the education requirement. The university offers market competitive salary and benefits. Grade ES3 Salary Minimum
$35,568
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications for this position is an individual that is
collaborative, has strong coaching skills, and the ability to provide leadership to special tasks. Furthermore, an individual to be flexible
in meeting the changing needs of students and the organization. To meet these needs, this position may require an individual to occasionally
work outside of regularly scheduled office hours including nights and weekends

Preferred
Qualifications:
• Career counselling experience with the ability to advise clients at various life stages regarding
career exploration, planning, and placement.
• Strong project management skills and the ability to meet and exceed
deadlines.
• Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with colleagues, supervisor, and partners as
well as demonstrate ability to accept and process feedback.
• Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable as well
as committed to continuous program improvement.
• Program assessment experience with the ability to summarize data, use
data to assess the needs of participants, make appropriate programmatic changes, and communicate efforts clearly both verbally and in
writing.
• Familiarity with PeopleSoft and Microsoft Office Suite (emphasis on Word, Excel, and
PowerPoint).
• Experience tracking client services and communications in a database.
• Ability to
work autonomously, demonstrate initiative, and adhere to a strong work ethic.
• Ability to work collaboratively with MC
Technology staff to implement online student and career services.

Position Description

The primary
work location for this position is at the Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC) Southwest Campus and requires one day a week at
the JCTC Downtown campus. Occasional travel may be required to the UofL Belknap Campus and UPS facilities.

This
position is responsible for serving as the main contact for current and prospective students of the Metropolitan College program and
provides information about the policy and procedures of the program. Counseling skills are implemented to assist students in understanding
how to successfully integrate academic, work, and personal responsibilities. Furthermore, this position educates students regarding
successful career planning and connects students to resources helpful in obtaining individual academic and career goals. To achieve these
goals, this position must work closely with constituents from corporate partners, educational partners, and the community.

In addition to the responsibilities shared by the Student Development Counseling Team, this position provides leadership and is
responsible for the outcomes in the following areas including, but not limited to: coordinating MC Financial Aid requirements by serving as
a liaison to the JCTC and UofL Financial Aid offices; coordinating communication with JCTC and UofL Bursar Offices regarding participant
semester eligibility status; and overseeing and evaluating targeted services for MC academic stop-outs. This position will also serve as a
CREW Career Center Counselor by providing in-center counseling; providing feedback for JCTC on-line resume drop box; and contributing to the
coordination and implementation of CREW events.

This position will instruct MC cohort First-Year Experience courses (FYE
105) at JCTC to support institutional retention goals and MC program retention. This position will implement academic advising and
counseling to identify high risk students and to promote academic persistence toward graduation. Furthermore, this position will provide
overall coordination of MC staff development activities to build staff morale, present new policies and procedures, improve student
services, and increase awareness of available resources and services for MC staff and students.
Equal Employment
Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed
to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin,
ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status,
pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability,
please contact the Employment team at or
502.852.6258.
How To Apply -Staff Positions

To apply for this position, follow the "Online App.
Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit"
button. Detailed instructions are available at louisville.edu/jobs in the "My Career Tools" section. Vacancies are routinely removed from
the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday.

NOTE:

Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per
application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the
document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.

Computers are available
for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. For more
information, please contact us by email at employment@louisville.edu or by phone
502-852-6258.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at
(502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.

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