The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Coordinator, Career Education. This position manages the Career Studio’s robust peer education program, including a team of 15-20 student mentors who provide thousands of drop-in career consultations to their peers. The incumbent plans and delivers continuous evaluation and training of the peer mentor team to ensure the highest quality of service to diverse students. The incumbent is responsible for tracking and assessing student engagement using the job board/student information database.
This position also contributes to career education programming and partnerships inclusive of students with disabilities, student veterans, underrepresented populations, international students, LGBTQIA+ students, nontraditional students, and students who are first in their family to attend college. The incumbent plans and delivers presentations, workshops, events, and longer-term career education programs for students in collaboration with faculty and student groups.
Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevada’s land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a “Top Tier” Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.
The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.
Bachelor’s Degree and two years of related work experience; OR Master’s Degree and one year of related work experience. Related Experience: In a professional position in career development and training, higher education administration, or a related field involving work with students or new hires.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Demonstrated ability to learn new technology, software systems, and social media platforms