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DIXIE STATE UNIVERSITY Career Coach in SAINT GEORGE, Utah

Position Announcement The Career Services team at Dixie State University invites applications for a Career Coach position, specifically to work with general education students and students seeking careers within the Health Sciences programs offered at Dixie State University (https://colleges.dixie.edu/health/). Coaches students on general career options and career options in Health Sciences by assisting them in identifying strengths, interests, skills, majors, and employment resources. Recommends other services offered by Career Services, including internships, coordination, resume writing, department presentations, etc. Coordinates with other departments on campus for career opportunities. Information about Career Services, its great team, and exciting programs can be found online at https://career.dixie.edu/. Responsibilities *Work with students in the College of Health Sciences with major-focused in-depth career exploration, networking with professionals in their industry, and working with faculty to run college-specific events. *Processing internship paperwork for students, which could include background checks, drug screenings, immunization records, etc. *Work with undeclared students to assist them on identifying strengths, interests, skills and experiences that work towards declaring a major. *Provide individual and group counseling on career preparation and job search techniques, including resume writing, interviewing skills and networking. *Develop career resources to better serve stakeholders. *Administer assessments and identify available resources to assist students with career exploration. *Build and maintain employer relationships within assigned majors and their respective industries. *Coordinate activities between Career Services and University academic departments, deans, chairs, and faculty. *Participate in various committees on campus that further the goals of Career Services and/or Student Success. *Assist with tracking and data collection to monitor program effectiveness. *Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications *Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred. *At least two years in an advising, career coaching, or recruiter-type role required; experience working in a health science industry, specifically with interns and/or mentorship, is desirable. *Ability to take initiative and develop programs and curriculum for students and staff. *Knowledge of principles and practices related to counseling students and career exploration preferred. *Ability to practice active learning skills and have a high level of awareness of the needs of others. *Extremely comfortable networking and presenting in front of groups. *Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Zoom. *Ability to adapt to the ever-changing world of career and professional development. *Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with students, employees and the public. *Familiarity with campus and student resources. Supplemental InformationABOUT THE UNIVERSITY: Dixie State University is an open, inclusive, comprehensive, polytechnic institution committed to exceptional student learning and success. DSU has adopted an instructional approach of "active learning. active life" and a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. We seek faculty and staff committed to providing students with an active, applied and career-oriented learning environment that is student-centered. Established in 1911 as a community college and in 2013 as a state university, DSU is located in picturesque southwestern Utah with its red rocks, desert climate, over 300 days of sunshine annually, and featuring easy access to world-class outdoor recreational opportunities. The nearest metropolitan area is Las Vegas, NV (120 miles) with amenities such as an international airport and professional sporting teams. Click here to le

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