Human Resources

Career Specialists

As a part of a new academic advising model, the Career Specialist is a 10 month full-time professional staff member in the office of Academic Planning and Career Discovery and reports directly to the Director of Career Counseling and Internships.  This position will work closely to assist students, faculty, and other members of campus to facilitate the exploration of major and career choices. Career counseling or advising experience is a plus. The Career Specialist must have an understanding of the culture, values and curriculum of a liberal arts college.   

The College is currently seeking three Career Specialists to serve in the following distinct, subject matter focused, positions.  

Natural Sciences. Including: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, or Math/Computer Science

Social Sciences. Including: Psychology, Sociology/Anthropology, Politics/International Relationships, History, Education, Econ/Business or Kinesiology

Humanities. Including: English, Art, Foreign Languages, Music, Philosophy, Religion, or Theatre Arts/Dance  


Candidates will have education and experiences that demonstrate an understanding of the needs of students planning for careers or graduate schools. Bachelor’s Degree is required. The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree and/or work experience in the field or fields related to the academic areas in their subject area. 


Due to the volume of applications received for this position we are no longer accepting applications for the Career Specialist in Social Sciences, Humanities or Natural Sciences at this time.  Review of applications will begin April 1, and we will work to keep all applicants informed on the status of the position.   

Hendrix College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or national origin.  Further, the College is committed to the maintenance of an atmosphere of civility and respect for all students, faculty, and staff.