Economics Professional Development Coordinator Economics
Job #: 1808157
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $18.06-$31.47/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Utilizing a theoretical understanding of career development, advises students and alumni within a limited area of career services, such as individual counseling, career planning, or improving job search competencies. Receives guidance from higher level Career Services Specialists.
The Department of Economics is a dynamic department within the Social Sciences Division. The department offers multiple undergraduate bachelor degrees, one undergraduate minor and one master's degree and one Ph.D. degree. The student population of our combined undergraduate majors approximates 1,700. The combined population of the graduate programs approximates 100 students. Students come from a diverse background and frequently pursue graduate degrees and/or professional careers in the business, accounting and applied economics and finance sectors. This creates an intellectually stimulating environment.
Under the direction of the economics department manager, the individual is responsible for the administration of the field study and internship program predominantly serving the undergraduate economics majors, professional development for students in our undergraduate and master's programs, and job search assistance for the economics masters students. In this capacity, the coordinator is responsible for conducting professional outreach, professional development for the students, student advising related to field study and job placement, program marketing and alumni outreach, event marketing & management including related budgetary event management.
Bachelor's degree in related area or equivalent experience in college advising and/or professional development and/or internship/job placement services/training.
Basic knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling processes, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Basic knowledge of UC programs, career services, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
Ability to use computer systems and applications, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check.
Must possess a valid license to drive in the state of California and have the ability to drive long distances and the ability to drive at night.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 08-27-2018
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (https://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date (IRD). A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center (SVC), 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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