Career Counselor

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Career Counselor

Type: Staff

Requisition No: 17-082

Active Since: July 27, 2017

Starting Compensation: $33,479 to $43,523 per year, commensurate with experience

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (one evening per week (10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.). Additional evenings, some Saturdays may be required.

Percentage FTE: 100%

Location: SCC


St. Charles Community College is seeking a full-time Career Counselor who will provide a wide range of activities supporting Career Services.


  • Provides comprehensive career counseling to support the career development of students and non-students including setting career and educational goals and in developing marketable skills.
  • Administers and interprets career tests including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, FOCUS2 Career Planning and the Self Directed Search.
  • Assists students in developing job search strategies and in securing meaningful work through job search coaching, resume writing, mock interviewing and referral to appropriate resources.
  • Develops and implements career development workshops to facilitate the career planning process for students with emphasis on self-assessment, career exploration, internships and job search strategies.
  • Initiates and develops strong relationships among campus partners including faculty, staff and student groups.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with employers and engage them in recruiting activities such as on-campus recruiting, participation in fairs and information sessions.
  • Attends professional meetings, conferences and workshops to maintain professional competence in labor market trends, occupational information and to enhance employer relations.
  • Assists with events and projects including job fairs, etiquette events, graduate survey and Career Exploration Alliance.
  • Advises and counsels students for career-technical and academic programs.
  • Assists in updating various online resources including the Career Services website, the online job board, College Central Network, Career Services Facebook Fan Page and the mySCC portal.


Master’s degree in counseling, student personnel, human resources or a related field required. Minimum two years of relevant experience in student services, career counseling, human resources or related industry.

  • Excellent listening and oral communication skills.
  • Computer skills and social media experience.
  • Familiar with career tests administration and interpretation.
  • Strong understanding of student development, career development, recruiting and hiring processes and academic counseling.
  • Presentation and public speaking skills.
  • Able to initiate and develop projects both independently and collaboratively.
  • Able to manage and grow relationships with employers to ensure employment opportunities and internships are posted, marketed and available to students.

Application for Employment

Applications for Employment* (PDF) may be completed, saved and emailed to Applications are also available in the Human Resources Department and may be mailed, faxed or hand delivered to the following address.

Human Resources Department
St. Charles Community College
Administration Building – Room 1242
4601 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
Cottleville, MO 63376
Phone: 636-922-8421 Fax: 636-922-8293

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General Information

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted for a follow-up interview.

A position is posted for a minimum of five days after which applicant screening and selection begins. Positions are removed from posting once filled. These postings reflect general job duties and minimum qualifications rather than comprehensive descriptions of positions. Any unsolicited resume, related document or application that does not indicate application for a specific vacant position will not be accepted, acknowledged, retained or considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The College is committed to non-discrimination and equal opportunity regarding the treatment of students, faculty and staff. The College adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy in student admission, educational programs, activities and employment regardless of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Complaint Procedures

The college maintains a complaint procedure for the purpose of investigating and providing prompt and equitable remedy.

Student inquiries concerning the complaint procedure or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for academic and student affairs, 636-922-8356, Room SSB 2110 or as an alternative, to the dean of student success, 636-922-8238, Room SSB 1104.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning complaint procedures or discrimination concerns may be made to the vice president for human resources, 636-922-8300, Room ADM 1242. Reports may also be made to any administrative officer of the college.


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