Career Development Specialist
Most career development specialists find work in postsecondary degree institutes, as they are tasked to help the students shape their future careers. The vast diversity of professional and occupational fields calls for dedicated career development specialists who can give ample guidance to students.
The job entails identifying the knowledge and skills, which learners should develop, in order to address the equally varied demand of the community and industries. The career specialist will research about companies’ and organizations’ present manpower needs, the skills and education required, as well as the average remunerations offered.
Other duties and responsibilities may include liaising with the local community’s business organizations whether for-profit, non-profit or governmental sectors. The objective is to find suitable internship opportunities, where students can learn the best practices of their intended career fields.
Most career development specialists find work in educational institutions, employments services, job training and rehabilitation centers and K-12 schools. Annual pay data disclose average salaries ranging from $ 31,939 to $ 45,496.
This occupation is currently popular in (1) Oxford, Mississippi, (2) Rockford, Illinois, (3) Aiken, South Carolina, (4) Chapel Hill, North Carolina, (5) Indianapolis, Indiana and (6) New York, New York.