Career Services Associate
Working Title: Career Services Associate
Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff
Department: McIntire School of Commerce
Posting Date: 07-15-2016
The McIntire School of Commerce is seeking applications for the position of Career Services Associate. The Career Services Associate role is a multifaceted administrative position with primary responsibility for managing the front desk and general office operations within Commerce Career Services. As this is a key customer-interfacing role, the Associate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service to students, faculty, employers and visitors while actively participating as an integral member of the Commerce Career Services (CCS) team. In addition to managing the front desk and general office operations, the Career Services Associate will assume varied administrative functions including but not limited to: managing and maintaining the CCS website, career portal, internal document server and reception library; hiring and supervising work study students; supporting placement tracking and data management activities using the Destinations Portfolio system and Salesforce; and providing administrative support to Directors and Deans as needed.
The McIntire School of Commerce is regarded as one of the nation's finest business schools, offering world-class programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level. With a commitment to excellence, an innovative spirit, an integrative perspective, an appreciation of the globalization of business, and a strong sense of community, the School's vision is to develop students into leaders who successfully live, work, compete, and contribute in the new global reality.
With its outstanding professional staff, wide range of innovative programming, and superb technological capabilities, Commerce Career Services (CCS) is committed to helping McIntire students find careers that best match their skills and aspirations and to providing exceptional service to employers, faculty & staff, and alumni. CCS enjoys strong support from all constituents in the McIntire community and is recognized as an industry leader for its outstanding model of service delivery along with synergistic and enduring relationships with students, employers and alumni.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-A highly motivated self-starter with strong work ethic and genuine interest in providing exceptional service to students, employers, faculty, alumni and CCS colleagues will thrive in the Commerce Career Services culture
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and employ effective planning and organizational skills; high degree of quality and attention to detail is critical
-Ability to interact effectively with others in a variety of situations and to understand and respond positively to internal and external customers (i.e., students, faculty, employers and visitors)
-Confidence in providing appropriate career-related feedback to students
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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