Career Development Specialist Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking position as a Career Development Specialist in which my abilities as a specialist can be utilized to the fullest.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Through knowledge of counseling, student affairs and human resource management
  • Good experience working in a career center and career development facility
  • In-depth knowledge of current educational theories and practices in career guidance and coaching
  • Sound knowledge of career development and student education
  • Ability to form strong relationships with adolescents in challenging situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with parents, students and staff
  • Proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheet, database, graphic presentations
  • Profound ability to simplify and communicate complex ideas and tasks
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Work Experience:

Career Development Specialist, May 2006 – Present

Goodwill Easter Seals Miami Valley, Little Rock, AR

  • Worked with all divisions in the career development program.
  • Conducted an initial assessment with selected employees.
  • Developed and coordinated individual education plans with all selected employees.
  • Participated in collaborative meetings and regional career development programs.
  • Provided retention services for participants.
  • Prepared a monthly summary report of service activities and statistics.

Career Development Specialist, March 2003 – April 2006

M.C. Dean, Little Rock, AR

  • Assisted with corporate wide career development initiatives.
  • Developed and maintained strong relationships with entire HR team and key leaders.
  • Identified industry best practices and incorporated them into projects and initiatives.
  • Presented key findings and results from projects and discussions.
  • Facilitated team meetings and training programs.


Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA