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PT Marketing Coordinator Graduate Ass't.


Career Development


PT / Exempt

Reports To

Director of Career Development

Position Description

The Career Development Center serves as a professional resource to help students explore and realize their career inspirations and passions. As a member of a dynamic team committed to student success, a Graduate Assistant will share the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit needed to continue building a student-centered, results-oriented department.

The Marketing Coordinator Graduate Assistant would gain experience applying marketing concepts, social media strategy, creating content and messaging for student, employer and faculty “markets.”

This is a 20 hour/week graduate assistant position, reporting directly to the Director of the Career Development Center.




·Create presentations for common career topics (example: ePortfolio and Internships); publish recorded workshops on the CDC website
·Collaborate with Career Advisors to create Podcasts and webinars for students

·In support of the Assistant Director, create an online employer recruiting manual
·Create templates for resource guides, handouts and frequently used career library resources and workshop materials
·Develop and implement a social media strategy for the office, maintain current social media and marketing resources, such as DolphinLink and Student Life calendar
·Suggest ideas for event promotions and manage the promotional item ordering process including office supplies
·Assist in the rebranding of the CDC webpage; maintain content
·Draft newsletters and mailings for students, employers, faculty and alumni
·Track student outreach workshops, presentations and classroom visits and coordinate presenters


·Support the Assistant Director with event-related marketing and promotions, logistics and collateral and On-Campus Recruiting Program
·Approve employer registrations and job postings on PHIN Connect recruiting portal
·Assist with coordinating employer interview schedules


                     Additional responsibilities:

·Provide front office support, answering phone, email and in-person inquiries, specifically helping employers register and use PHIN Connect
·Present classroom out reach, workshops and seminars
·Some evening and weekend responsibilities, as well as other duties assigned by the Director.


Work Conditions:

·        Work is primarily indoors but requires the incumbent to be in an outdoor environment when traveling between campus buildings and while off campus;
·        Standard office hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM;
·        Attendance at evening and weekend events is required;
·        Incumbent will be exposed to frequent noise caused by telephones and office machines.

Physical Requirements:
·        Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 40 pounds;
·        Must be able to bend, stoop and reach;
·        Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a key board and other business machines;
·        Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens;
·        Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone
This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs. 


Prerequisites Required for Position:

Minimum Education Requirement:

·Bachelor’s degree required
·Applicants must be currently enrolled in a graduate program to be considered and to continue employment in the position.


Special Skills:
· Working toward a Master’s degree in Marketing/Business/Education or related field required; 
· Demonstrated experience presenting educational content in multi-media formats;
· Ability to successfully balance and manage multiple tasks in an active, fast-paced environment; and
· Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
· Excellent oral, written, computer and skills.

To Apply

​Send JU Administrative/Staff employment application, letter of interest and professional resume, via electronic email or surface mail, to:

Devan Coughlin
Director, Career Development Center
Jacksonville University
Career Development Center
2800 University Blvd. N.
Jacksonville, FL 32211






Created at 9/27/2013 11:49 AM by Ganyo, Judy
Last modified at 12/16/2013 4:47 PM by Ganyo, Judy