Adelphi University Career Services Specialist in Garden City, New York

Career Services Specialist

Job Department/School

School of Business


Full time


Garden City, N.Y.

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Title Position Reports To: Dean


The Position will engage employers and connect graduate and undergraduate business students with employment opportunities. In addition, the position will support the Director of Internships in the expansion of internship, job shadowing, and mentoring opportunities for the students. The incumbent will interact with offices in the University and in the School of Business.


Engage employers to regularly recruit students/graduates of the Robert B. Willumstad School for employment.

Communicate with students about employment opportunities and organize events/programs to connect employers and students.

Advise and guide students to prepare them for the job market.

Coordinate with the University’s Office of Career Planning Services to ensure student access to its services.

Coordinate with the School’s Office of Internships to increase the number of internships, job shadowing, and mentoring opportunities for students.

Conduct an annual survey on placement rates for graduates and their starting compensation.

Assist with completing surveys for external rating agencies.

Assist international students with internships and placement; adhere to laws and regulations that apply to international students.

Maintain and update databases of students and employers.

Maintain a web portal and social media presence to provide online information and support to students and employers.

Stay abreast of and implement contemporary practices in business school placement protocols.


Excellent interpersonal, organizational and record keeping skills.

Strong communication skills; excellent command of English required (verbal and written); ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with staff, faculty, students, employers, and alumni in small and large group settings.

Proficient in Microsoft Word Suite and in using social media to communicate.

Ability to organize and analyze data; prepare and present reports.

An ability to work well with a diverse population.

Must be able to travel and available to work on evenings and weekends as needed.


A Bachelor’s degree is required; graduate degree preferred.

Minimum three years of related experience; experience in post-secondary institutions preferred.

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