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PT Career Advisor/Assessment Coordinator Graduate Assistant


Career Development


PT / Exempt

Reports To

Director of Career Development Center

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 Career Advisor Graduate Assistant will advise students on resume writing, job and internship search and will support Employer Relations and data-driven projects, such as the graduate success survey. A graduate student would gain experience with operations management, data-analysis and reporting, external communication and advising.

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





·     Provide individual career advising to assist students with resume writing, job and internship search 
·     Conduct and develop outreach workshops for the campus community (e-portfolio and internship search)
·     Review online resume submissions
·     Oversee Prominent PHINS student recognition program with support of the Director to include tracking student successes, disseminating information and establish new channels to promote successes
·     Update and monitor Employer Placement Tracker using excel
·     Provide support for CDC sponsored data collection efforts: Graduate Success Survey and Graduate Studies and Employment Survey
·     Update, compile and present event, service and program related evaluations


·     Provide support for employer development efforts by entering, manipulating and reporting data in PHIN Connect
·     Greet on-site employers and verify set-up for scheduled OCR events
                  Additional responsibilities:
·     Provide front office support, answering phone, email and in-person inquiries
·     Maintain career resources (includes inventorying, processing new materials and cataloguing) 
·     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 with Excel and data analysis software;
· 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 12:53 PM by Ganyo, Judy
Last modified at 10/4/2013 10:59 AM by Ganyo, Judy