Position Function: Assists in performing and coordinating activities related to the programs, events, and services of the Career Center and Cooperative Education Program. Responsible for on-campus recruiting activities, job postings, and career advisement/development activities for students. Duties and responsibilities may change as programs are added and/or enhanced or as needs dictate.
Essential duties and responsibilities: 1. Serves as Career Center Liaison to students, and employers under assigned area. 2.Conducts regular and special orientations/workshops/seminars for interested students. 3.Creates and fosters strong employer relationships. 4.Initiates student referrals with appropriate follow-up. 5.Coordinates and manages assigned services, programs, and events. 6.Effectively manages interview schedules with appropriate follow-up activities. 7.Creates and maintains student records. 8.Teaches a Career and Life Planning undergraduate course. 9.Performs related duties as assigned.
Job frequently requires walking, standing, lifting, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing, and handling objects with hands.
Instructions for applying: Applicants must complete the professional application online at www.jobs.msstate.edu and attach a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for at least three professional references.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree
Preferred qualifications: Two years of experience related to the position.
Knowledge, skills and abilities: 1. Knowledge of media, media relations concepts and principles, print and electronic media outlets, photography and accurate writing skills. 2. Strong interest and commitment to the educational development and career preparation of college students. 3. Strong computing background with demonstrated experience with management information systems, Web-based applications and an affinity for applying technology to achieve productivity. 4. Excellent oral and written communication skills with effective public speaking skills 5. Ability to independently perform high quality work following well-defined policies and procedures while simultaneously performing in a team environment. 6. Ability to initiate and follow through to completion special projects and/or assignments taking an idea from conception to implementation. 7. Establish and maintain productive relationships with students, faculty, employers and co-workers. 8. Must be able to engage in multiple tasks simultaneously. Working Conditions and Physical Effort: Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dirt, chemicals, etc.
Additional Salary Information: Please see Staff Compensation Structure https://www.hrm.msstate.edu/pdf/Staff%20Compensation%20Structure%2010072019.pdf