The Career Services Coordinator is responsible for providing career advising, planning, and programming to students and meets with the staff within the program area; hold routine meetings with faculty and college administration; develop programming beyond workshops and class presentations; responsibility for center-wide projects as they relate to the specific program areas; and management responsibility within the program area.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three years of progressively responsible, professional experience in higher education, industry or government.
Required Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work effectively with diverse constituents of the Career Center; i.e., students from diverse backgrounds, college administrators, faculty, and staff. Requires excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment as well as to manage multiple, on-going programs and services.
Ability to assist students in their determination of majors with respect to potential career paths.
Ability and background to design, develop models, and implement technologies for e-learning. Ability to set priorities and delegate. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Masterâ™s degree in applicable field.
Four or more years of progressively responsible experience, including career services or recruiting experience in higher education or industry/corporate/government environment. Some leadership experience.
Preferred Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Possess work experience in industry or corporate environment.
Working knowledge and experience with career development strategies and practices.
Compensation: $42,000 - $46,924.80
Advise Mays Business School undergraduate students, specifically juniors and seniors, in areas of career planning and job search skills/techniques such as resume writing, job search strategies, networking and interviewing. Create and conduct workshops, class presentations and events covering career-related subjects. Create and implement programs or events that include bringing specific employers to campus, highlighting career options, and/or address specific areas consistently requested by a wide range of students.
Lead presentations highlighting services and special programs available through this position to constituent groups, including Mays Business School, throughout campus and within the community. Meet regularly (once each semester or year, to be determined by the coordinator) with advisors and select faculty within the program area. Meet annually with administration within the college or program.
Instrumental in maintaining and deepening the partnerships with employers who seek business students through job development for full-time and experiential education opportunities, the involvement of employers in career events and other career preparation programs for students, the provision of advice and counsel to employers regarding their talent acquisition strategies, and the facilitation of connections with the faculty and staff of the College. Works closely with the Employment Services program of the Career Center to carry out these duties.
Compile resources, including periodicals, career-related books, and other hardcopy and electronic resources that provide information regarding career options for students within the program area. Maintain the program areaâ™s portion of the website and develop new content annually.
Train student employees related to the needs of the academic disciplines and/or student population served by Career Coordinator. Supervise and evaluate the work of student employees, and maintain confidential records and files, as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned area to provide information about services and progress throughout the year. Create report each semester for faculty and administration within the program area. Create and submit special programs to be presented at regional and national conferences.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
Internal Number: R-004019
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