Texas A&M University Career Services Coordinator in Texarkana, Texas

Position Information

Position Title Career Services Coordinator

Posting Title Career Services Coordinator

System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)

Department CAREER CENTER / 02-120409

Posting Number S00124FY17

Salary $36,512 - $40,163

Pay Basis Annually

Job Close Date

Geographic Location College Station

Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time

Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No

Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No

EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

Coordinates career assistance programs and services targeted to students, including career advising; design and implementation of career education services, workshops, programs, and events; establishing, building, and maintaining strong employer relationships for the purpose of expanding employment opportunities for current and former students.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree and three years of progressively responsible, professional experience in higher education, industry or government OR a Master’s degree and one year of progressively responsible, professional experience in higher education, industry or government.

Preferred Education and Experience

Master’s degree. Five or more years of experience in higher education, career services; or advising/career planning; or recruiting, application and employment processes/services in the corporate sector. Background in Student Affairs a plus.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations


Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations


Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Ability to work effectively with diverse constituents of the Career Center; i.e., students, employers, college administrators, faculty and staff. Requires excellent oral, written and presentation skills. Ability to work independently and manage multiple, on-going programs and services. Experience with complex databases and computer software programs; proficient in researching and utilizing online resources. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, etc.). Knowledge of Career Center software and operating procedures. Experience working with college students, in a corporate or academic environment. Working knowledge of career development strategies and techniques.

Other Requirements or Other Factors

Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

Willingness to work more than 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekends occasionally.

Some supervisory experience.

Detailed Job Duties

Duties Performed

Provide career advising to first and second year undergraduate students in areas of career development and job search skills/techniques such as resume writing, job search strategies, networking and interviewing. Create and conduct programs in person and virtually, class presentations and events covering career-related subjects. Create and implement programs highlighting career options.

Duties Performed

Act as a liaison between faculty, students, recruiters, and the Career Center. Meet regularly (once each semester or year, to be determined by the coordinator) with advisors and select faculty within the program area.

Duties Performed

Interact with employers to increase opportunities for students in program area. Provide those employers with information about students and process for recruiting on campus.

Duties Performed

Compile resources that provide information regarding career options for students within the program area. Maintain the program area’s portion of the website and develop new content annually. Contribute to social media and web content regularly for the Career Center.

Duties Performed

Performs other duties as assigned.

Duties Performed

Serve as the primary advisor for the Aggie Career Team (ACT), a career peer-educator student organization, including student development, oversight of programs and initiatives, leadership training and managing logistics of organization activities. This includes attendance at organization meetings, leadership retreats, and executive team meetings. Train student employees related to the needs of the academic disciplines and/or student population served by Career Coordinator. Supervise and evaluate the work of student employees, and maintain confidential records and files, as appropriate..