The Career Services Coordinator for Agriculture and Life Sciences students 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:
Three years of progressively responsible, professional experience in higher education, industry, or government. Or, a Masterâ™s degree and one year of progressively responsible, professional experience in higher education, industry, or government
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to work collaboratively 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
Knowledge of complex databases and computer software programs
Proficiency in researching and utilizing online resources
Attention to detail
Ability to work independently and manage multiple, ongoing programs and services
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Preferred Education and Experience:
Two or more years of experience in higher education, career services / advising, recruiting, training, or professional development
Background in student affairs is a plus
Some supervisory experience
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Knowledge of Texas A&M Career Center software and operating procedures
Advise Agriculture and Life Sciences undergraduate students 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 the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 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.
Internal Number: R-014821
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