Arkansas State University Student Development Specialist in Jonesboro, Arkansas

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Arkansas State UniversityArkansas State University does not discriminate on the basis of color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, age, national origin, religion, marital status, veteran status, genetic information or disability in any of its practices, policies or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, employment, admissions, educational services, programs or activities which it operates or financial aid.DepartmentCareer ServicesProposed Salary RangeCommensurate with ExperienceClosing: 8/18/18Type of Employment: StaffEmployment Status: Full time (29-40 Hrs)Location:ASU-JonesboroPosition Summary:The Assistant Director of Career Development and Special Programs will assist students with their career development plan, which includes but is not limited to reviewing resumes, conducting mock interviews, and providing career coaching. This position facilitates classroom and workshop presentations on a variety of career related topics. The Assistant Director of Career Development and Special Programs will update the Career Services' University webpage, social media pages, as well as manage and run routine reports through HireAstate.Duties & Responsibilities:Assist students develop a career planAdvise students and alumni individually and in groups on career-related topics as they relate to internships, full-time jobs, and/or graduate schoolGuide students and alumni in the development of resumes, cover letters, and other related documentsAssist students and alumni with registering and utilizing the career management software (HireAstate)Collaborate with academic departments and registered student organizations to promote and develop meaningful and mutually beneficial student programsConduct workshops and presentations on career related topics to classes and student groups/organizationsConduct mock interview trainingDevelop marketing strategies and materials to promote events and programsAssist in collecting, tabulating, and analyzing student and employer outcomes data and with the coordination of Career Fairs, special events and programsUpdate the Career Services' University webpage, social media pages, as well as manage and run routine reports through HireAstateCreate and run reports, track contacts, evaluate goals, and implement follow-up strategiesConduct evening and weekend workshops as neededAttend Professional Development conferences/workshops and webinarsOther duties as assignedKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:Must possess a dynamic, professional demeanor with exceptional organization, written and oral communications skills.Analytical skills to prepare statistical reports and analyze a variety of data and processing systems.Skill to communicate ideas and data through appropriate use of text, graphs and tables.Knowledge of career development and the job search process, and in operating systems, database management, web maintenance, social networking, Outlook, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat, and PDF document format.Ability to oversee multiple tasks with attention to detail, and a motivated/enthusiastic work style, and work in a fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external constituents including students, employers, alumni, faculty and staff.General Days/Hours:Monday - Friday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Additional hours as requested and/or neededRegular and reliable attendanceOther:The Assistant Director for Career Development and Special Programs position requires a highly motivated, enthusiastic, team-oriented individual with excellent public speaking and written communication skills. Must demonstrate initiative and strong interpersonal skills for relating effectively with employers, the public, campus community, and t he Career Services team. Some evenings and travel required. Must have a valid driver's license.Must be knowledgeable about employer recruitment strategies and processes and be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks with completing priorities and have keen attention to detail. Must be knowledgeable of career and student development.Minimum Qualifications:The formal education equivalent of a Master's Degree (by May 2018) in Counseling, Student Development, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Communications, Business or related fieldTwo (2) years' experience working in a university setting.Experience in marketing, event planning, and working with students from diverse populations is preferred.Apply Here: