The Career Services Coordinator is responsible for career assistance programs and services targeted to General Engineering students who have yet to declare an Engineering major. These students are typically first or second year students. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: career advising; design and implementation of career education services, programs and events, and development of e-learning opportunities.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelorâ™s degree in Engineering or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three years of progressively responsible, professional experience in higher education, industry or government.
Required 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 multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Required Preferred Education and Experience:
Masterâ™s degree in applicable field.
Two or more years of progressively responsible experience, including career services and knowledge of international studentsâ™ experience in higher education. Some leadership experience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Possess work experience as an engineer.
Working knowledge and experience with career development strategies and practices.
Manage Career Assistance Programs and Services: Provide career advising and career programming to General Engineering students in the College of Engineering. These General Engineering students include those that have yet to be accepted into an engineering department or have multiple majors of interest such as Interdisciplinary Engineering. Advise students in the areas of career choice and career planning, employer and industry research, job search skills/techniques such as resume writing, job search strategies (for both U.S. and non-U.S. students), networking, interviewing, and salary evaluation. Research, create, and execute innovative methods of digitally delivering career services to large student populations in Engineering to include the design, development of models, and implementation of technologies, including online collaboration, live-streaming,LMSplatforms, web-based presentations, and virtual instruction. Create and implement large-scale programs or events that connect employers by industry area to students, student organizations, and campus events, highlighting career options, and/or address specific areas consistently requested by students.
Resource Development: Compile resources that provide information regarding career-related information for freshman General Engineering students. Conduct both quantitative and qualitative research to determine the technical and professional skills that students must possess to succeed in their chosen careers, including industry and employment trends, employer expectations, and tools for assessment of studentsâ™ mastery of these skills. Develop new resources, both electronic and hard-copy, for students, engineering advisors and faculty. Maintain website content for this population on the Career Center website and develop new content. Contribute to social media and web content regularly for the Career Center.
Presentations and Campus Relations:Act as a liaison between faculty, students, recruiters, and the Career Center. Meet regularly with faculty and Academic Advisors in each Engineering Department as well as staff in the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies and International Student Services. Create and submit special programs to be presented at regional and national conferences.
Professional Development: Participate in Career Center, University, and professional organization training and development offerings. Work closely with supervisor in setting and attaining goals established as part of regular performance evaluations. Stay up-to-date with e-learning technologies, data analysis and formatting/presentation of analytical information, latest hiring trends, and student development practices.
Support of Career Center Initiatives:Support the Career Center mission by participating in programs and services including the presentation of workshops and events, walk-in advising, committee work, and weekly meetings.
Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.
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-001803
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