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Part-Time Temporary Career Specialist (.75 FTE)
The University of St. Thomas

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2019
Title Part-Time Temporary Career Specialist (.75 FTE)
University The University of St. Thomas
St. Paul, MN, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Part-Time/Temporary Staff
  • Student Services

Part-Time Temporary Career Specialist (.75 FTE)

The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for a Temporary Career Specialist within the Career Development department.

The University of St. Thomas embraces diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity for all. Our convictions of dignity, diversity and personal attention call us to embody and champion a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. We welcome applicants of diverse races, ethnicities, geographic origins, gender identities, ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, religions, work experience, physical and intellectual abilities, and financial means. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. This commitment is consistent with our mission to inspire our students, using the Catholic intellectual tradition, to think critically, work skillfully, and act wisely – all for the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission.


The Part-Time Temporary Career Specialist provides career services to students and alumni. The primary service will include individual career counseling/coaching and drop-in sessions and on-line communication with students and alumni. Limited workshop/classroom presentations may be required. Possible outreach to university departments, student organizations and faculty as it relates to counseling/program development.

We anticipate this role to be a two month, temporary position. Additionally, this is a part-time role anticipated to work up to 30 hours per week, depending on the business needs of the department.


Provide individual career counseling/coaching and drop-in sessions to students and alumni regarding major/career exploration, internship/job search strategies and other career related topics
Use current technologies in assessments, counseling, program planning and development and communicating with the student population for marketing and educational purposes
Provide outreach to students and consultation with faculty through on-line tools, seminars, classes, clubs and organizations
Responsible for administrative tasks including case notes, staff meetings, phone and web communication, reports, record keeping and contribute to office operations
Support career events such at major field events, job/internship fairs, and employer sessions
Other responsibilities/projects as assigned
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, adult development, student development, business, education, human resource development, or a related field

Three years relevant professional experience in higher education career development, coaching, executive recruiting or human resources

Preferred Qualifications

MBA or MA in educational counseling, human resource development, or a related field
Coaching certificate
Knowledge of career development field and job search skills

On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.

In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.

The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at

The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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