Job no: 502236 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 300100 - Career Center Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Mar 30 2021
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.
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.
Master's degree and three 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.
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502236
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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