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Career Advisor (Perkins Grant Funded 100%)

Harrisburg Area Community College
$43,019 - $53,774
United States, Pennsylvania, Harrisburg
1 HACC Dr (Show on map)
June 09, 2024

This position will remain open until filled.

This position will report to the Harrisburg, PA Campus.

Job Summary: The Career Advisor is accountable to the Assistant Director, Career Education for providing career advising, informing students of available college services, and referring students to appropriate campus/community resources.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree and 3 years experience related to career counseling, career education, human resources, or similar field.

Licensing Requirements:

Please note that this position is required to comply with PA Act 15. You will need to present completed clearances and training certificates at the time of hire. Please visithttps://www.hacc.edu/HumanResources/NewHire/index.cfm(and scroll to PA Act 15 Clearances) for more information.

Valid Driver's License

Hiring Range: $43,019 - $53,774

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous higher education experience at the community college level.
Experience with career counseling and career development.
Experience with multiple career assessment tools and an understanding of local market data.

Job Specific Task List:



  • Direct student support: Provide career advising for students and alumni: Assist students with career research, interviewing skills, coaching, and use of career resources. Provide academic advising for career students. - (Essential)
  • Responsible for developing and fostering employer relationships relevant to career programs; cultivating opportunities for HACC students and alumni - (Essential)
  • Facilitate career workshops and presentations for student groups and academic classes. - (Essential)
  • Develop and facilitate on-line career student based activities and services - (Essential)
  • Develop and foster professional relationships with community organizations, CareerLink partners, and HACC faculty and staff to enhance services for students. - (Essential)
  • Assist students in utilizing and completing on-line career assessments/tools and review results. - (Essential)
  • Participate in other College and community service activities, as assigned. - (Essential)


Job Type: Full Time 12 Month, Exempt

If part time, hours per week: N/A

About Us: www.hacc.edu

Our Purpose: Learning for all; learning for life.

Our Diversity Statement: As an institution of higher education, HACC recognizes its responsibility to maintain an environment that affirms the diversity of people and ideas.

HACC embraces, supports, and actively pursues a policy of inclusiveness that reflects and appreciates the diversity of the community it serves and the world in which we live.

The Board of Trustees and the President lead HACC's commitment to open access to education, diversity, cultural sensitivity, and equal opportunity in employment. This commitment serves to promote a college-wide environment of collegiality, inclusiveness, respect, and cultural competence.

Our Core Values: A Circle of Caring


Caring by Creating Our Future Together

  • We work together to shape and build our preferred future.
  • We encourage and celebrate creativity and innovation.
  • We set high goals and strive to achieve them.
  • We strive to provide exceptional service to all who help shape our future.


Caring for Each Other

  • We are gateways to student success and opportunity.
  • We promote respect, collegiality, diversity and equity-mindedness in all we say and do.
  • We nurture awareness and cultural sensitivity to create a climate of trust.
  • >We are growth-minded, believing that each of us is capable of learning, developing and growing to support our mission.


Caring by Doing What is Right

  • We are honest and hold each other and ourselves to the highest ethical standards.
  • We provide the most accurate information available in all communications.
  • We are transparent about our decisions as individuals and teams.
  • We embrace broad engagement in the shared governance process.


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