Saturday, October 26, 2013

Career Counselor position: Barry University

The Career Services Office at Barry University, located in Miami Shores, Florida, is currently accepting applications for a Career Counselor position at our Main Campus.  Barry University is one of the largest Catholic universities in the Southeast and was recognized as one of “America’s Top Colleges” by Forbes magazine in 2013 for the third consecutive year.

As a staff we are committed to providing our students and alumni with the resources and guidance necessary to discern their career vocations, and to live out the Barry Mission in the global community in which we live. We know that your institutions hosts programs, and graduates professionals that may be a good fit for our position and we would like to ask you assistance in sharing this opportunity with your highly qualified students and alumni.
Interested and qualified candidates can apply by forwarding their resume and cover letter to the email address below and completing an application located on the website listed below.
Thank you in advance and please feel free to contact me directly if there is ever anything I can do to assist you in the future.
Kind regards,
John Moriarty
Director, Career Services

Career Counselor
Main Campus - Miami Shores
10/17/2013 2:16:00 PM
Commensurate with experience


Barry University is a private Catholic institution with a history of academic excellence in the Dominican tradition. In 2010, Barry University was named one of the “Top 50 non-profits to work for.” With more than 100 undergraduate, graduate, professional, and doctoral programs, populated by people of all ages, cultures, faiths, and perspectives, Barry University provides a nurturing environment built on strong values and mutual respect.

The career counselor works with students, employers, faculty, staff and alumni. The career counselor assists undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni in career decision making, developing effective resumes and cover letters, interviewing skills, job search strategies, and other career related topics. The career counselor works with the department to plan and execute career related programs and events and plays a critical role in preparing Barry University students to be caring professionals who make a difference in their post-graduate careers.

Encourages learning through courses, appointments, and presentations and teaches students to reflect on positions to find the right fit, including finding a way to serve the community in post-graduate life.


  • Counsels individuals, groups of students and alumni regarding career related issues (resume and cover letter writing, interview skills, networking, job search techniques, etc.) by meeting individually with students and also presenting to classes and clubs/organizations, including administration and interpretation of career assessments.
  • Coordinates industry specific and campus wide career related events by contacting employers, marketing to students, and assisting in overall logistics and setup.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with faculty across campus with special emphasis on liaison areas, by requesting one on one meetings, emailing departmental listeners, hosting faculty appreciation events, and participating in the career services faculty advisory board.
  • Outreaches and networks with campus community and local, regional and national employers to cultivate and maintain professional relationships by participating on campus committees and councils as well as attending community events.
  • Supervise graduate research assistants for marketing/event planning and media relations by assigning work tasks and meeting regularly to plan marketing techniques and enhancements.
  • Teach one section of ORI 300, Career Readiness, a one credit course.


  • Master's degree in Counseling/Higher Education/Student Affairs/Human Resource Development or related field.
  • 1 - 3 years of related experience.

The employment process will consist of the completion of an application, background and reference checks and  interviews.

Interested candidates are required to submit a cover letter and resume to

Please include CAREER COUNSELOR in the email subject line.

Once you have emailed your resume please complete the application online at

Barry University is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Barry University does not discriminate against applicants or employees for terms of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, political affiliation or any other terms prohibited under the county ordinance, state or federal law.
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