Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Career Center Coordinator provides oversight of the career center and supervises all career center student workers, volunteers, and mentors. The Career Center Coordinator works collaboratively with campus and university partners to deliver effective services that support the retention and growth of the student body at Washington State University Tri-Cities.
The Career Center Coordinator strengthens communication and relationships with and between employers, faculty, students, and alumni, primarily driven by the goals of cultivating exceptional internship and career opportunities for Washington State University Tri-Cities students.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and the administration of programs and initiatives that will increase student participation and engagement in career connected learning, such as career fairs, networking activities, career exploration and skill-building workshops and presentations, and other opportunities intended to connect students with employers. The Career Center Coordinator promotes the Center's resource offerings to campus students, staff and faculty, as well as local and regional employers and businesses.
The Career Center Coordinator is a part of the Student Support Services team of the Office of Student Affairs, represents the director in their absence and collaborates directly with Academic Affairs leadership and Advising Center colleagues to support career and experiential learning development.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Strong written communication skills as indicated in the letter of interest and resume.
Willingness to work some evening and weekend hours.
Four (4) years of professional work experience in Student Career Services, Student Affairs, Community Engagement, and/or Human Resources.
Experience with service programming and leadership development in a higher education setting.
Experience in career counseling/advising including career assessment.
Experience assisting students in searching for job, internships and/or graduate/professional opportunities.
Experience in data collection and analysis.
Experience working with diverse populations.
Area/College: Student Services - WSU Tri-Cities Department Name: Academic and Student Affairs City, State, Zip: Richland, WA 99352 Department Link: https://tricities.wsu.edu/careerdev/
Annual Salary: $52,642.00 | Commensurate upon skills and qualifications
This is a temporary position. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Posting Close Date: This position has been re-posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin October 10, 2022.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
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