Career Liaison

Job description

Job Title: Career Liaison
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 49021

Florida State University Career Center

The Career Center’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
The FSU Career Center strives to be the preeminent career center model for designing and delivering comprehensive, innovative, and inclusive career and employment services. Our values of Inclusion, Compassion, and Respect play a critical role in our mission. The Career Center strives to increase and enhance multicultural awareness and competencies in FSU Students and Career Center Staff through continued education, professional development, standardized practices, and equitable opportunities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Serve as liaison to a specified academic unit. This includes: Research specific career development needs for the students in that academic unit. Plan, implement and conduct outreach workshops, presentations & programs to educate and inform students, faculty/staff and administrators about internship programs & services and employability skills. Advise/counsel students individually or in groups regarding various types of work experience opportunities, resources, registering for services, and job search strategies. Provide accurate data collection for student engagement in experiential learning opportunities, e.g., internships, shadowing, co-ops, and volunteer experiences.

Assist in facilitating, promoting and expanding interaction with business/industry, government, and nonprofit employers to create and increase career-related work experience opportunities, e.g. co-ops, internships, volunteer, and summer employment.

Support and assist in the development, direction, administration and promotion of university-wide experiential learning/education program for undergraduate students. This includes: Assist with coordination and development of co-op/intern events and special programs, e.g., Part-time Job Fair, Internship Panels, and Career Exploratory Network events. Advise/counsel students individually or in groups regarding various types of work experience opportunities, resources, registering for services, and job search strategies.

Assist in delivering other core Career Center programs including teaching the career planning class, career advising, and employer development.


Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience or a high school diploma or equivalent and six years of experience. (Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to interpret academic program requirements and provide advice.

Ability to prioritize, organize, perform multiple work assignments simultaneously and to utilize problem solving skills.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations and the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.

Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions.

Knowledge of career counseling tools, resources and of the concepts, principles, and practices of career counseling and development.


Master's Degree

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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Anticipated Salary Range

Low $40,000's

Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time