Graduate Assistant/Program Coordinator, EmersonNEXT and Graduate Career Services

Graduate Assistant/Program Coordinator, EmersonNEXT and Graduate Career Services

Job Description
The Graduate Assistant/Program Coordinator for EmersonNEXT will serve as a bridge in connecting the graduate students at Emerson College with career resources and programs. While engaging students both in person and online, this person will work with faculty, staff student leaders and employers in engaging graduate students for their career development throughout the duration of their master's programs. This will be done through supporting the goals of EmersonNEXT, which include finding and securing company sites and also providing support to students in Career Services. This position is part time (15 hours/week).

  • 1-2 years of professional experience in the fields of Arts, Communication and/or Education.
  • A vested interest in the career development of graduate students
  • Strong marketing, written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrates maturity, professionalism and attention to detail
  • Enrolled in a graduate program for Marketing Communication, Communication Management, Counseling or Higher Education.

    Required Qualifications
  • Support the ongoing communication between Career Services and the Graduate Studies office.
  • Assist in coordinating and managing logistics for on and off campus ENEXT events.
  • Provide consistent, engaging promotion of all ENEXT and Graduate student events ranging from employer info sessions to networking receptions with alumni.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Graduate Program Directors, and other key faculty for class visits and promotion of career programs.
  • Interact with and present to graduate student groups and leaders for partnerships and collaboration.
  • Collaborate with Career Services and Graduate Studies staff for administrative needs.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Physical DemandsTravel between offices on campus.
    Some heavy lifting of 20 lbs or less.

    Salary $15/hour

    Desired Start Date 08/28/2017
    Position End Date 05/04/2018

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