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PT Career Advisor/Assessment Coordinator Graduate Assistant


Career Development


Part-Time / Non-exempt

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

Interested applicants should submit their professional application to:

Devan Coughlin, Director
Career Development Center

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





Created at 9/27/2013 12:31 PM by Ganyo, Judy
Last modified at 9/27/2013 1:04 PM by Ganyo, Judy