The Career Services Coordinator for General Studies and University Studies students is responsible for providing career and major advising, planning, and programming to undecided/exploratory students and meets with the staff within the program area; holding routine meetings with faculty and college administration; developing 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 Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Excellent customer service and communication skills â“ interpersonal, written, and presentation.
Working knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programs, and ability to work with and present data.
Attention to detail. Ability to work independently and manage multiple, ongoing programs, and services.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Masterâ™s degree. Degree in Business.
Two or more years of experience in higher education, career services / advising, recruiting, training, or professional development.
Background in student affairs.
Experience with complex databases and computer software programs.
Some supervisory experience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of Texas A&M Career Center software and operating procedures.
Advises General Studies students, University Studies students, and undecided/exploratory undergraduate students in areas of career/major exploration, career planning, and job search skills/techniques such as resume writing, job search strategies, networking, and interviewing. Creates and conducts workshops, class presentations, and events covering career and major-related subjects. Creates and implements 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.
Leads presentations highlighting services and special programs available through this position to constituent groups, including Transition Academic Programs, throughout campus and within the community. Meets regularly (to be determined by the coordinator) with academic advisors and select faculty and staff within the program area.
Meets annually with administration within the department or program area to provide information about services and progress throughout the year. Creates reports each semester for faculty and administration within the program area. Creates and submits special programs to be presented at regional and national conferences.
Participates in the creation and/or facilitation of center-wide initiatives that benefit multiple programs areas. Participates in large-scale and small-scale center programs or events. Hires, trains, evaluates, and terminates subordinate personnel as necessary.Interacts with employers at events on campus as well as at conferences and other regional events to increase opportunities for students in program area. Provides those employers with information about students and processes for recruiting on campus.
Compiles resources that provide information regarding career/major options for students within program area. Develops new resources, hard-copy and electronic, for students within the program area. Maintains the program areaâ™s portion of the website and develop new content annually. Contributes to social media and web content regularly for the Career Center.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-013958
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