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 If you relish an opportunity of working with people and helping them make better career choices in other to realise their dreams then being a career advisor in a higher educational institution could be the right fit for you.

As a career adviser, you will be actively involved in the day to day running of any educational institution you choose to work with. You will be foremost in providing advice, guidance, and help to students in the institution thus helping them make healthy career choices for themselves. You will deal with a range of students on a daily basis, and this will not pose a problem for you if you are very much comfortable with working with a busy institution.

You should have no problem getting along with this role if you are knowledgeable, oriented, positive, understanding and encouraging. You should have plenty of confidence and excellent listening skills. You should exhibit confidentiality in a non-prejudicial manner, and a good teamwork will also be essential for this role.

Apart from these desired attributes which will come in handy, you must also possess the following educational qualifications which include:

  • A degree in counseling, student personnel, human resources, higher education, communication, business administration or any other related field from a recognised university.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience working with college students.
  • An in-depth knowledge of career needs of students will also be a plus.
  • A sound appreciation of computer usage will be a perfect fit for this job.

It is important to note that you must meet the minimum qualifications for this position before you can be considered.

Your contribution as a career adviser when you take on this role cannot be overemphasised. You will be seen and perceived as an important role model and mentor for students in the institution even as they undergo their years of academic training.

Taking up this position involves that you will be ably prepared to academic support, mental support and in any other ramification as this position may entail. However, apart from your obvious responsibility in the institution, you will play a key leading role which will include the following:

  • You must be able to assess individual needs and proffer insightful advice to students regarding career or educational objectives.
  • You will be involved in researching careers, options, and available support organisations to assist willing students.
  • You must be able to provide accurate data collection for student engagement in experiential learning and employment opportunities.
  • You will be responsible for tracking, assessing and evaluating efforts aimed at supporting student career development in the institution.
  • You will also serve as a career specialist across multiple academic majors to assist students preparing to compete for internships, professional employment and of course their admission into graduate school. 
  • You will also be responsible for providing individual career advice to meet the needs of each student and also develop useful programs to support student career development in the institution.
  • You will serve as a liaison to selected academic departments in the institution you are assigned to work with.
  • You will also take on any other responsibility as this job may require. 

So if you are willing to take on this role and you meet the basic requirements, then kindly submit your application.

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