Director of Career Counseling

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Work type: Full-Time Staff
Location: Macon, GA
Categories: Career Services

Position Title

Director of Career Counseling

Department

Student Affairs

Division

School of Medicine

Vacancy Number

20-161

Work Location

Macon, GA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Category

Staff

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean of Student Affairs, the Director of Career Counseling helps provide access to information, experience, and guidance for students as they choose their areas of work. This position will also assist the School of Medicine (MUSM) by remaining available to graduates and the programs they enter. In addition, the Director will encourage students, especially those who leave the state for postgraduate training, to choose mission-compliant locations in Georgia to practice and maintain an accurate list of all graduates and their practice locations. This position will serve as a liaison to rural communities and hospitals that have positions available or are actively recruiting graduates.

Required Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in a healthcare related field, counseling, higher education, etc. from an accredited college/university is required along with four years of related experience which can include counseling students or student services experience.  Candidates with a master's degree and/or higher education experience are desirable. The successful candidate must be able to communicate effectively (verbal and written) with all management levels within MUSM as well as key individuals in other organizations/agencies in order to provide maximum support to students, faculty, and others being served by MUSM.  Must be highly service oriented with strong interpersonal skills that enable incumbent to interact effectively with current and prospective students, full-time and part-time faculty as well as other administrative staff.  Must be highly organized and able to manage multiple projects at once.  Must be able to respond effectively to numerous and varied situations, analyze issues, and respond quickly and correctly to resolve problems and support the needs of students, faculty, staff, and others on all the MUSM campuses.

Is a criminal background check needed for this position?

Yes

Is a credit check needed for this position?

Yes

Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Monthly

FLSA Status

Exempt

Required Documents

Resume, Cover Letter, References

Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should be prepared to answer the following questions:

1. Do you have a bachelor's degree?

2. Describe your prior related experience.

3. Why are you interested in this position?

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

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