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Career Consultant-Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences

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Career Consultant-Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences

  • 499575
  • Professional Staff
  • Full-time
  • Opening at: May 9 2024 at 13:15 CDT
  • Student Affairs

Job Summary:

The Career Consultant is responsible for supporting the University Career Services department by advising students on career preparation and development; coordinating with TCU faculty and staff in developing and presenting career development programs; collaborating with faculty and staff in determining career opportunities for students.

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

1. Serves as the Career Services liaison to assigned college by providing career advisement to college specific students and alumni as well as pre-majors; conducting individual and group advising sessions; administers and interprets career assessment instruments; conducts mock interviews, critiques electronic resumes, and assists clients with web-based career management system; creating a presence within assigned college by promoting services to students, building relationships with faculty and staff, and attending college and department specific meetings. Plans and implements college/department specific workshops, classroom presentations and student organization presentations.
2. Educates students on career-related topics by planning and implementing college/department specific workshops, classroom presentations, and student organization presentations.
3. Serves as a resource for all students and alumni by providing support for and attending department, college, and university-wide focused programming including networking nights, on-campus workshops, career expos, and other experiential events.
4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

• Master’s Degree in related field.
• 2 years equivalent experience in a university setting.

Preferred Education & Experience:

• Experience working in a Career Center.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• None

Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:

• None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of communications, presentations and interpersonal relationship techniques.
• Knowledge of career development theory.
• Knowledge of customer service techniques.
• Knowledge of social media techniques and ability to stay abreast of best practices in social media.
• Skill in career advising.
• Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office, Social Media, and InDesign.
• Ability to administer and interpret career assessment instruments, (MBTI, Strong and Strength Finder).
• Ability to establish priorities and coordinate projects.

TCU Core Competencies:

University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving objects and equipment up to 10 lbs.

Work Environment:

• Work is indoors and sedentary and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• There are no harmful environmental conditions present for this job.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

AA/EEO Statement:

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

TCU Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report Notice of Availability

Texas Christian University is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. TCU’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. This report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The statements of policy contained within this report address institutional policies, procedures, and programs concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, emergency notifications and timely warning of crimes, sexual and interpersonal violence, and personal safety at TCU. Additionally, this report outlines fire safety systems, policies and procedures for on-campus housing facilities, as well as residence hall fire statistics. 

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report can be found on the TCU Police Department website at, or a paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the TCU Police Department at 817-257-7930, or via email at

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