Career Coordinator

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Posting NumberS04181PWorking TitleCareer CoordinatorDepartmentTerry College Undergrad Student Svcs & CorpAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

8-5 Monday through Friday.

Advertised Salary$42,000+ Commensurate with ExperiencePosting Date10/16/2019Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/18/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Position Information

Classification TitleStudent Services Paraprofessional/ProfessionalPay GradeFLSAJob FamilyFTE1.0Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience in financial field and/or human resources a plus. Experience in the recruiting process as both a student and then as a recruiter in a financial field preferred.

Position Summary

The Career Coordinator reports to and works under the regular direction of the Assistant Director of Corporate Engagement and will work closely with the rest of the USS team. The Career Coordinator serves as a liaison (direct link) between USS and Finance Department (including the Finance Career & Professional Advisor) to manage relationships with employers, students, and alumni involved in internship and full-time recruiting. They also perform a number of data management, special event coordination, and operational roles essential to effective execution of recruiting and alumni relations goals.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external constituents, strong interpersonal, communication and customer relationship skills, ability to influence others, strong business acumen and organizational skills.

Physical Demands

Working in a standard office environment.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?Is this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Recruiting & Relationship Management (50%)
•Work collaboratively with the USS and Finance Department to provide exceptional experience for both companies and students involved in full-time and internship recruiting.
•Create and maintain marketing materials used to build new recruiting opportunities for Finance students.
•Coordinate with the USS Director and AD Corporate Engagement and help initiate new recruiting relationships, both company- and industry-specific.
•Attend employer events including, but not limited to: Employer of the Day, Information Sessions, Coffee Chats, on Campus Interviews.
•In conjunction with USS team, advise recruiters on best strategies to target Finance students.
•Benchmark Terry’s recruiting policies for employers and students against other schools; recommend changes as appropriate.
•Coordinating with USS team, follow up with recruiters and other on-campus visitors to get feedback on student interactions; communicate feedback, along with any recommended follow-up, to USS team, Head of Finance Department and alumni Board.
•Monitor and recommend improvements as necessary to enhance customer service for employer and students.
•Meet with Finance Career & Professional Advisor bi-weekly to coordinate department effort and to ensure efforts are consistent.
•Perform data management, analytical, and system/operational roles essential to effective functioning of the USS

Percentage of time50 Duties/Responsibilities


Student Career Development: (25%)
•Provide professional and career advising to students in one-on-one and group environments.
•Manage student relationships to help through the recruiting process.
•Establish and maintain knowledge of Handshake and familiarity with job postings on the site.
•Monitor and communicate recruiting trends and changes.
•Work with student groups such as Finance Society, SMIF, and others as needed.

Percentage of time25 Duties/Responsibilities


Special Events: (15%)
•Lead coordination of annual Stock Pitch Challenge and Careers in Finance Day as well as any other department-specific events.
•Work with Terry Special Events, Marketing & Communications, and other internal groups to ensure smooth execution of events.
•Work with Terry and UGA Alumni Relations and Development to recruit alumni and other constituents to participate in events.
•Promote events to students to ensure adequate attendance.
•Coordinate follow up with participants and attendees.

Percentage of time15 Duties/Responsibilities


Alumni Relations: (10%)
•Assist with logistics for semi-annual on-campus finance alumni Board meetings.
•Participate in all Finance Department alumni Board meetings and calls.
•Assist as needed with Finance Department alumni Board initiatives and participate as needed in subcommittee meetings and phone calls.
•Serve as point of contact within the Finance Department for alumni Board members.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume/CV
    3. List of References with Contact Information
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 10/17/2019
      Application Due: 12/28/2019
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