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Career Consultant
Education Portfolios and Career Services, School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

March 24, 2015

Job Description:

The Career Consultant works collaboratively with the Director and the center staff to: *Provide individualized career-decision making, planning, and job search counseling for undergraduate and graduate students and alumni; assist students in developing job search skills and materials. * Build relationships with employers and facilitate employer interface with School of Education constituents. * Advise undergraduate and graduate students and alumni regarding career and professional development and process of documenting through portfolio development. * Develop, coordinate, and conduct class presentations, training, and workshop sessions focused on career development topics and job searches strategies. * Coordinate and facilitate recruiting events and fairs for School of Education candidates. * Assist with planning and promotion of career center programs and events for School of Education audiences. * Create promotional and informational materials for the office regarding School of Education majors/careers; disseminate information. * Provide administrative leadership for designated program areas. * Implement program evaluations, assess needs, facilitate first destination data collection and conduct data analysis. * Utilize technology resources in marketing, promoting and delivering career related information and services; contribute to website content and design. * Develop and maintain technical documentation and service support documentation. * Provide assistance to WECAN (Wisconsin Education Career Access Network) employers and teachers in using the online application for recruitment and hiring and the WECAN-PDP for in-service teacher re-licensure. * Complete other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

Required Qualifications: * Master's Degree (emphasis in counseling, student affairs, human resource management or related field) * One year of experience in career office setting. * Coursework and/or certification in career development, counseling, and advising. * Effective verbal and written communication skills. * Demonstrated experience working with a diverse population and ability to serve as a student advocate. Preferred Qualifications: * Strong organizational, program planning and development, and counseling experience * Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of internal and external constituents. * Knowledge of career development theories, career-related technology and programs. * Analytical and problem solving skills. * Demonstrated knowledge of employment trends and resources.



How To Apply:

Submit resume and cover letter with a list of 3-5 references to Jim Langsdorf at You can also submit your application materials by mail: Jim Langsdorf, 1025 W. Johnson Street, 141 Educational Sciences, Madison, WI 53706.



Additional Information:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION Application must be received by: APRIL 17, 2015 For complete posting, visit



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