Graduate Assistant

Macalester College Saint Paul , MN 55102

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Macalester College seeks to hire a Graduate Assistant in Career Counseling to work in its Career Development Center. This position will be responsible for providing individual career counseling to current students and alumni on issues related to self-assessment, occupational research, decision-making, goal setting, job and internship searching and graduate school planning.

Responsibilities

  • Provides career-counseling hours to students and alumni.

  • Reviews job search correspondence and graduate school application materials.

  • Administers and interprets a variety of assessment tools, particularly the StrengthsFinder.

  • Engages in weekly supervision with career counselors; participates in group case consultation; attends Career Development Center weekly staff meetings.

  • Plans and implements outreach activities to academic departments.

  • Participates in Student Affairs divisional meetings and staff professional development opportunities.

Qualifications

  • Graduate student in counseling, psychology, student personnel, student affairs, or related programs.

  • Exposure to career development concepts through formal coursework.

  • Demonstrated counseling, presentation, and writing skills.

  • Interest in working with a diverse student population.

  • Well-developed boundaries; display high level of maturity; strong sense of ethics.

  • Ability to work 15 to 20 hours per week; occasional evenings and weekend.

  • Stipend provided.

Application Guidelines

For best consideration, please submit resume and cover letter in one PDF through the Macalester Employment Opportunities webpage by March 18th. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. This posting will close when a qualified applicant is hired. All inquiries about this position should be directed to:

Ashley Ellingson

Talent Acquisition Manager

aellings@macalester.edu

Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women. Candidates of color are strongly encouraged to apply.

Institutional Overview

Since its founding in 1874, Macalester has provided students with the inspiration, insight, and experience to become successful and ethical leaders. Located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Macalester enrolls nearly 2,100 students who come from virtually every state and 91 countries. Macalester is committed to being a preeminent liberal arts college known for its high standards of scholarship and its special emphases on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society.

Macalester is proud of its longstanding commitment to social justice and creating a safe environment for all people regardless of sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, gender, religion, age, or ability. Macalester is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from everyone who would add richness to our community, including people of color, individuals with disabilities and women.

Benefits

Macalester employees enjoy a fantastic benefits package and working environment that is second to none. Please visit http://www.macalester.edu/employmentservices/benefits/ for more information about benefits at Macalester College.


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