Specialist IV - Marketing and Events Coordinator for Career Services

Requisition 201800041S

Title Specialist IV - Marketing and Events Coordinator for Career Services

FLSA status Non-Exempt

Hiring Salary
SHSU Salary Table

$3,128 to $4,480 per month

Occupational Category Technical/Para-Professional

Department Career Services

Open Until Filled Yes

Educational and Experience Requirement

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communications, Journalism, Public Administration, or a related field. Two years experience in planning large-scale events, marketing, public relations, or experience in a related field.

Nature & Purpose of Position

Coordinates annual career fairs. Markets, advertises, and promotes the Career Services Center’s programs and services to students, alumni, employers, faculty, and staff. Manages and maintains the events and event registrations through Career Services’ web based system.

Primary Responsibilities

Markets and promotes Career Services sponsored events and additional co-sponsored events as arranged through collaboration with other campus departments. Manages job fairs and career events to include planning, organizing, marketing, budgeting, and supervising. Coordinates venue, equipment, speaker invitations, event invitations and correspondence material. Orders food and promotional items. Keeps inventory of event supplies. Designs event flyers, brochures, posters, banners, handouts, and other marketing collateral. Creates floor plans and booth assignments. Packs event boxes. Sets-up and manages events. Creates events in Jobs for Kats. Maintains and assists recruiters with employer registrations, billing and payment of registration fees and correspondence. Prepares event surveys for employers and students and compiles statistical data from survey results. Attends campus professional organization meetings. Enters information into database and maintains records and correspondence with efficiency in reference to career events. Develops, maintains and updates Career Services website with target information for students, employers, parents, alumni, and SHSUfaculty/staff. Maintains Career Services’ social media sites. Develop branded marketing campaigns for new and existing initiatives as needed, including comprehensive marketing plans, logos, and tag lines. Develop metrics and track social media usage. Write, edit, and proofread all copy of Career Services promotions including printed materials and web pages. May hire, train and supervise marketing and public relations intern(s). Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications

Requires excellent customer services skills. Requires excellent skills in oral, written, visual, and interpersonal communication. Proficiency with basic HTML, Adobe Creative Suite and web design. Must be organized and able to multitask. Must be effective working in teams and independently. Must be able to work under tight deadlines. Must be able to forge effective relationships both internally and externally. The incumbent must demonstrate confidence, an understanding of protocol, and an appropriate awareness of sensitivity to the opinions and concerns of others. Will be required to work occasional evenings or Saturdays according to program needs.