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Career Opportunities

United Tribes Technical College

Position Title:

Career Counselor

Opening Date:

June 11, 2019

Closing Date:

June 25, 2019


Academic Affairs

Reports Directly To:

Vice President of Academic Affairs


Per Salary Scale


Exempt; Full-time

Summary of Duties:

  • Serves as a career advisor, meeting regularly with students in groups or individually to discuss career goals, options and plans.
  • Coordinates UTTC’s internship placement program, identifying placement locations, initiating relationships with employers, mentoring student interns, and maintaining the internship inventory.
  • Works collaboratively with department chairs to provide job search training for graduating students that is specific to the career or industry for which they are applying.
  • Advises students on the process of transitioning from college to the workforce, either in groups or individually, including securing housing after graduation, necessary clothing and/or tools, reliable transportation, childcare, appropriate workplace behavior, and meeting employer expectations.
  • Provides instruction on cover letter and resume writing per industry standards for UTTC students.
  • Coordinates mock interviews training for students.
  • Collaborates with the Registrar to provide transfer advising for students interested in continuing their education at other institutions, including the transfer process and identifying a point of contact for the student at the receiving institution.
  • Assists Disabilities Services Coordinator with placement testing and maintains appropriate certification.
  • Serves as co-advisor for the Student Government Association.
  • Administers the graduate exit survey and documents and interprets results.
  • Administers employer surveys and documents and interprets results.
  • Administers the career interest inventory and documents and interprets results.
  • Coordinates the campus career fairs.
  • Works collaboratively with department chairs to maintain contact with graduates for placement data.
  • Applies Jenzabar skills to ensure placement data accurately tracked.
  • Maintains career services resources and updates the Career Services page on the UTTC website and college catalog as needed.
  • Maintains Career Services budget.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

This position operates in a professional office environment.  Normal working hours are from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with one hour for lunch.  Occasional evenings and weekends may be required, especially during busy times. Occasional travel as needed.

Physical Demands:

  • Regularly be able to remain in a stationary position
  • Occasionally move about inside an office and classroom
  • Operate a computer and other office/classroom equipment
  • Occasionally move, transport, or position up to 10 pounds
  • Communicate clearly and effectively
  • May need to ascend/descend stairs

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Education, Business Administration, Human Services or related field from a r