Student & Career Services Coordinator

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Student & Career Services Coordinator


Warnell AD Academic Affairs

About 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 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 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.

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Benefits Eligibility:

Benefits Eligible

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Full Time

Additional Schedule Information:

Monday-Friday; 8:00 AM-5:00PM

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

FLSA: Non-exempt

Location of Vacancy:

Athens 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. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification Title:

Student Services Paraprofessional/Professional

Job Family:

Student Services



Minimum 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.

Position Summary:

Provides a variety of undergraduate academic and career advising services that strengthen the professional environment within the Warnell School. Coordinates UGA and professional student orientation and exit interviews. Assists periodically with recruitment and outreach functions, as well as with the graduation ceremonies. Supervises student worker.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies:

Knowledge of UGA’s General Education Core Curriculum and Warnell’s curricular requirements. Be very familiar with standard word processing and email software.
Be able to advise students about formatting resumes, developing professional skills gaining professional experiences, and job searches.
Be able to give constructive criticism and enforce high expectations for student performance.
Be highly organized, an effective oral communicator, and responsive to frequent requests for assistance on short notice.
An occasional ability to travel, sometimes overnight.

Physical Demands:

Ordinary for office environment. Driving.

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Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?:


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications):


Credit 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.


Promote the Summer Internship Programs:
•Promote the programs.
•Advise students on the internship process.

Coordinate employment services:
•Maintain an online job board.
•Regularly notify students of new job postings.
•Coordinate on-campus interviews with employers outside of UGA.
•Advise students on how to find a job.
•Coordinate career fairs, including Roundtable.

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Academic Advising:
•Advise all pre-professional students.
•Support professional program admissions.
•Clear registrations.

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Student Academic Programming:
•Coordinate student orientations (professional, pre-professional, transfer, and first-year).
•Coordinate senior exit interviews.
•Assist with graduation ceremony.

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Other Duties:
•Attend career and majors fairs, as well as some outreach events.
•Assist in creation of marketing materials.
•Work in cooperation with the other student affairs and communications staff to accomplish the school’s mission.
•Contributes to the Warnell Weekly student newsletter.

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•Supervises a student committee to produce the Cypress Knee yearbook.

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•Supervises student workers.

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Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 5/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time