Career Advisor for the STEM Fields

Position posted on: 08-04-2017

Position Summary:

Lycoming College seeks candidates for the position of Career Advisor for the STEM Fields. This position concentrates on providing career counseling and professional development to students with majors across the natural sciences and mathematics, and includes working with current students on internship placements, graduate school preparation, study abroad opportunities, and job shadowing/mentoring outreach. This position will likewise assist in the coordination and development of local, regional, national, and international summer experiential learning opportunities. The candidate will join a team including three additional career advisors and will work within Lycoming’s Center for Enhanced Academic Experiences. Career advising is accomplished through extensive collaboration with the faculty of the natural sciences and mathematics, community partners, alumni, administrators, and individual students to provide structured experiential learning opportunities.

Required Experience & Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Career Counseling, Higher Education, Human Resources or an academic discipline in a STEM field with one year experience in a collaborative collegiate environment is preferred. The Career Advisor must have knowledge of industry trends in one or more disciplines in the STEM cluster area, and the ability to develop internships and relationships with employers for students in the STEM fields. Candidates should also have a passion for working within a liberal arts institutional setting.

To Apply:

Submit a cover letter and resume including the names and telephone numbers of three professional references.  Electronic submission of application materials is required.  Please reference “Career Advisor” in the subject line of the email.


Review of applications will begin on August 21, 2017. Post-offer, pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check conducted.

LYCOMING COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: As a matter of policy and/or applicable laws, Lycoming College does not discriminate in admission, employment or administration of its programs or activities on the basis of religion, ancestry, political belief, veteran status or sexual orientation.