Student Career Counselor I

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Student Development/Enrollment Services

Classification Title:

Student Career Counselor I

Job Description:

In support of the above mission, the Coordinator delivers targeted services to a growing population of over 60,000 students. Services include career assessment, counseling and advising, presenting workshops and seminars, conducting outreach presentations, managing programs, and development of student resources. Additionally, the

  • Coordinator works closely with the Career Development Team on special projects and assignments. This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Career Development.
  • The Coordinator will administer and interpret individual personality, interest, skills, and values assessment instruments to include the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers Briggs Type Indicator as well as utilized computerized Career Guidance Systems such as MyPlan and O’Net.
  • The Coordinator will provide direct career counseling to individuals and groups to help them make effective decisions regarding academic and professional goals.
  • The Coordinator may manage one or more career development programs or projects to include planning, needs assessment, budgeting, marketing, evaluating outcomes evaluations and overall program delivery. In addition to diverse student populations, the coordinator would be collaborating with student services staff, faculty, academic departments, alumni, and employers on a regular basis.
  • The Coordinator may be assigned as a liaison to one or more academic programs, special populations, student organizations or student support offices. These liaison responsibilities could include development of targeted services along with identification of career-related materials and resources.
  • The coordinator may supervise and provide training to undergraduate and graduate student employees.
  • The Coordinator serves on various university committees as needed.


SDES - Career Services

Work Schedule:

40 hours a week

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's and 2+ years of relevant experience or Masters degree and 0+ years of relevant experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in student personnel, higher education, counselor education, psychology or other appropriate area from an accredited institution and one year of related experience.
  • Experience with career services (can include graduate student experience or other relevant professional experience).
  • Experience developing career programs and demonstrated aptitude for organizing programs to include marketing, planning and implementing programs or projects.
  • Experience using technology in career counseling (assessment tools, academic and career information, job search assistance), social media, presentation development, data management and reporting.
  • Skills or aptitude for developing and maintaining relationships - strong team member skills.
  • Proven communication skills, particularly with diverse groups to include faculty, employees, and students.
  • Ability to work independently as well as with self-directed teams.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Please attach a Resume, Cover letter and three professional references; two from current or previous supervisors.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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