Career Services Specialist, Gary W. Rollins College of Business
Location: Chattanooga, Tennessee
Internal Number: 241621
Career Services Specialist (Student Services Professional 3 - MR11)
Gary W. Rollins College of Business
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is looking for a Career Services Specialist to join the Decosimo Student Success Center in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business. The Career Services Specialist will support a wide range of career and professional development educational programs and serving as primary lecturer for a required seminar for students in the Rollins College of Business.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Success Seminar Class and Cocurricular Programs
Develops and delivers programs that coach students on career search strategies, personal branding, interview skills, self-promotion methods, and overall professional development, including the development and instruction of the required Junior level success seminar (BUS 3410) offered each semester and other for-credit courses; conceptualizes, directs, and delivers other cocurricular professional development programs and workshops such as networking events, resume workshops, and mock interviews.
Job Placement for Graduates
Assists graduates in finding employment within six months after graduation; serves as an advocate for students/graduates in the job search process; works with central career services to collect and disseminate job opportunities and internships to students and seeks ways to expand the opportunities made available to RCOB students locally, regionally, and nationally; develops, tracks, reports, and documents graduate employment, placement metrics, and success stories including the annual First Destination Survey; represents the RCOB at University and community events related to career services and job placement.
Career and Professional Development Coaching
Provides individual and small group career and professional development coaching to students and graduates in all aspects of their job search including job search strategies, personal marketing, interview skills and resume writing for preparedness in seeking internships and positions related to their areas of study.
Works with Senior Manager to develop and maintain relationships with employers to solicit job and internship opportunities for RCOB students and graduates; actively and routinely seeks employer feedback on employer needs and industry trends.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Knowledge of career development theories and best practices
Knowledge of employer recruiting and placement processes
Interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills/customer service
Strong communication skills- verbal, written, phone and public speaking
Organizational and documentation skills
Event coordination skills
Collaborative and self-driven attitude
Review of applications will begin September 12, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received bythis datewill receive priority consideration.
Minimum qualifications:Typically requires a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and six years of relevant, progressively responsible experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Preferred qualifications: Master's degree; event coordination in an educational setting or equivalent experience with professional or community organizations; and teaching experience on a college campus or similar experience are preferred.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.