The Center for Career Development in the Chambers College of Business and Economics (CCB&E) at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Career Development Coordinator/Specialist. This position will play a pivotal role in integrating career and professional development into academic experience within the CCB&E.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Perform a wide range of coaching, programming/workshop delivery, student engagement, and internal relationship development within the CCB&E.
Manage B&E Student Organizations, and career development activities that support current and future student engagement initiatives of the Center for Career Development
Coach students and alumni regarding career decision-making, experiential learning opportunities, full-time professional job search strategies, graduate/professional school, and career/life planning.
Meet with students through group settings, individual appointments, and drop-in hours.
Review resumes, cover letters, and other professional documents (in person and electronically) and provide highly-tailored feedback.
Conduct mock interviews, and provide highly-individualized feedback.
Develop and execute overarching strategies related to the mission of every College-based student organization, both individually as well as how they align with the College’s goals.
Meet with key constituent groups (e.g. student members, faculty advisors, and employers) to identify career development and employment interests and needs of their members.
Cultivate, strengthen, and maintain relationships between student organizations and employer partners.
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Bachelor's degree required.
Master's degree preferred.
Two (2) years of experience in career services, advising, recruiting, talent management or similar experience
Commitment to working with students, parents, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive environment
Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Experience in a customer oriented workplace.
Ability to navigate and utilize technology for program administration and service delivery.