USG is located in Rockville, Maryland – a popular and growing area in the heart of Montgomery County. This area is highly sought after for employment and housing due to its strong economic base and proximity to Washington DC, historical monuments, arts and culture, and government agencies. Montgomery County, MD is positioned as a regional powerhouse and global magnet for talent and business across industries.
Service Center Information: It is the mission of USG’s Career and Internship Services Center (CISC) to collaborate with USM partner institutions and the regional business community to engage, empower, and prepare undergraduate, graduate students, and alumni for their futures including continued education and meaningful, relevant employment.
The Center utilizes best practices to provide innovative services, programs, resources, and experiential learning opportunities to enhance each student’s academic experience; and aid students in translating both their academic and co-curricular experiences into professional employment opportunities. The Center provides critical services and programming which support career readiness among students; enabling students to enter the workforce polished, competitive, and capable of navigating an ever-changing workforce.
Position Information: Full time (12 month) exempt, contractual staff position. Salary and benefits provided/ This position is needed to provide critical support for the CISC with an emphasis on student support services and academic outreach. This position will play a fundamental role n CISC’s collaboration with academic partners, faculty, and the regional business community to deliver career readiness support to students at USG. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to outreach and awareness building, direct service to students, career coaching and consultation, oversight of student experiential learning activities, coordination and presentation of workshops and group career development activities, event planning, data collection, qualitative and quantitative analysis, and reporting.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education required.
Minimum of three years of professional experience in career services, student affairs, human resources, or workforce development required.
Minimum of one-year professional experience in a position providing direct career coaching services to students or clients required.
Minimum of one year experience with the development of student-related programming required.
Regional travel to partner institutions, employer sites, workforce and community events, and other meetings required. Limited travel to regional and national conferences also required. Ability to work some evening and occasional Saturday hours also required.
Internal Number: 124548
About The Universities at Shady Grove
Established in 2000, The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) is a unique partnership of nine University System of Maryland universities on one convenient campus in Montgomery County. Each university provides its most in-demand academic programs and awards its own degrees. USG, in turn, provides centralized on-site student, academic and administrative services, in the areas of admissions, financial aid, technology, student support and campus life. USG’s innovative and pioneering partnership approach to higher education is designed to connect college students to outstanding career opportunities, while providing regional employers with a highly educated, skilled workforce.