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Advisor-Career Development

Job ID: 22340
Job Category: Human Resources
Job Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Location: Memphis, TN


Under the direction of the Manager for Career Development, provide career coaching/advising including career assessments, career exploration, career planning, and professional skill development to assist team members, students, and community members in making informed career decisions.


  • Conducts career coaching/advisement sessions for team members and student interns regarding their present level vocational skills, employment history, and assist them in understanding their various career options based on their long-term career goals
  • Guides team members and student interns in determining their interests and abilities using a wide range of methods, such as aptitude assessments, interview, and planning materials
  • Assists team members and student interns in an effective career development process for reaching their career objectives
  • Responds to questions pertaining to career development, exploration, and education opportunities
  • Conducts trainings for personal and professional skill development
  • Conducts real life simulated mock interviews
  • Assists in outreach programs to promote career development services among team members, students, and the community
  • Tracks multiple indicators to assess effectiveness of instruction, training, and coaching/advising sessions
  • Performs all other related duties assigned by the Manager and/or Director for Career Development
  • Has accountability for meeting productivity standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements, Preferences and Experience


  • Bachelor's Degree in psychology, counseling, vocational psychology, social development or degree in similar field supplemented by training or 3-5 years' experience in career advising/coaching


Minimum: Two years' experience in career development, career placement, employment counseling, or adult education

Special Skills

  • Computer Literacy
  • Knowledge of career development and career planning resources
  • Well-developed knowledge of and skill at using English grammar
  • Well-developed human relations skills to facilitate discussions and to make presentations to various audiences
  • Ability to provide education and career-related information and assistance to team members and the community
  • Ability to research, identify, and obtain career information such as education and training requirements
  • Auditory ability to carry on conversations in person, virtually, and over the phone
  • Ability to motivate and build a rapport with people
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to work


Preferred: Career coach/advisor certification

About Baptist Memorial Health Care

At Baptist, we owe our success to our colleagues, who have both technical expertise and a compassionate attitude. Every day they carry out Christ's three-fold ministry-healing, preaching and teaching. And, we reward their efforts with compensation and benefits packages that are highly competitive in the Mid-South health care community. For two consecutive years, Baptist has won a Best in Benefits award for offering the best benefit plans compared with their peer groups. Winners are chosen based on plan designs, premiums and the results of a Benefits Benchmarking Survey.

At Baptist, We Offer:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation/time off
  • Continuing education opportunities
  • Generous retirement plan
  • Health insurance, including dental and vision
  • Sick leave
  • Service awards
  • Free parking
  • Short-term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts
  • Education assistance/continuing education
  • Employee referral program

Job Summary:
Position: 17135 - Advisor-Career Development
Facility: BMHCC Corporate Office
Department: HS Center for Career Development Corporate
Category: Human Resources
Type: Non Clinical
Work Type: Full Time
Work Schedule: Days
Location: US:TN:Memphis
Located in the Memphis metro area
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