Career Coach

Texas A&M University Commerce
Commerce TAMUC
Closing date
Sep 13, 2021

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Job location: Commerce TAMUC

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-06-14
Req: R-038926
Job Title

Career Coach


Texas A&M University - Commerce


Career Services

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

Commerce, Texas

Job Type


Job Description


During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.

This one combined PDF must include:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV
  • Three professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).
  • Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer).
    If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.

All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.


The Career Coach is responsible for administering and supporting career programs and services, building relationships with constituents, and implementing student programming initiatives.


  • Develop and coordinate career related educational programs for classes, student organizations, groups of prospective students, and others as appropriate.
  • Maintains assigned employer relationships to expand the range of employer recruiting activities.
  • Implement a college specific student marketing plan to promote programs and services to students, faculty, and staff through the distribution of publications, personal contacts, and targeted correspondence.
  • Develop recruiting tools (job announcements, e-mail, website postings) and target applicants within assigned college.
  • Promotes, and evaluates employer visits and interview schedules to assigned students.
  • Maintain membership in professional organizations such as NCDA, NACE, TCDA, SoACE, or MAC3.
  • Serve on relevant internal and external committees including, but not limited to Employer Advisory Boards
  • Provide individualized career coaching to students and alumni as well as resume/cover letter preparation, networking/interview skills, and the job-search process.
  • Recommend and implement approved best practices for delivering industry specific career services to students and alumni
  • Maintain on-campus relationships to provide career service programming for diverse and multi-cultural student populations
  • Contribute to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
  • Perform other activities as necessary.


  • Education: Bachelor’ degree.
  • Experience / Knowledge / Skills: Three (3) years of related professional experience in Career Development, Employment Services, Human Resources/Training, or a related function with transferable skills.
  • Ability to: Use coaching skills to conduct career coaching and counseling skills to interpret career assessment instruments. Strong analytical, decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking skills. Strong analytical, decision making, problem solving, and critical thinking skills.
  • Licensing/Professional Certifications: None
  • Physical Requirements: None
  • Other Requirements: None

Master’s degree. Three or more years of progressively responsible experience in Career Development or related student services area in a college or university setting; organizational, strategic, and collaborative skills, as well as an innovative use of technology; bi-lingual Spanish/English. Relevant industry experience related to programs offered at A&M Commerce.



All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


We are Commerce. We are Lions!

Welcome! We are excited that you want to forge your future with a career at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  Our main campus is located in Commerce, Texas, at the eastern edge of North Texas with multiple instructional sites as well as a robust online presence.  We are proud to be one of the largest universities in the prestigious Texas A&M University System.

Since 1889 A&M-Commerce has educated the people of Texas and, ever increasingly, points beyond. We remain true to our founder William Leonidas Mayo’s creed of “ceaseless industry, fearless investigation, unfettered thought, and unselfish service to others.”

Texas A&M University-Commerce is committed to and promotes equal opportunity for all. This commitment includes equal employment opportunity, affirmative action, and program accessibility. It is also committed to make its workplaces, campuses, and programs accessible to all, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity.  Furthermore, we encourage and foster a workplace community where individuals are valued for their diverse backgrounds.

Texas A&M University-Commerce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to Diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (903) 468-8741 or [email protected].

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