Career & Internship Advisor
A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. KSU offers more than 150 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees to its more than 35,000 students. With 13 colleges on two metro Atlanta campuses, Kennesaw State is a member of the University System of Georgia and the third-largest university in the state. The university's vibrant campus culture, diverse population, strong global ties, entrepreneurial spirit, and Division I athletics draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Ranked a top choice for students by U.S. News, Kennesaw State is a Carnegie-designated doctoral research institution (R2), placing it among an elite group of only 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities with an R1 or R2 status. Location
Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Our Marietta campus is located at 1100 South Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060. Job Summary
Provides individual and group career advisement including but not limited to conversations about linking major to career, industry / career exploration, resume critique, mock interviews, and salary negotiation with students. Works closely with faculty and staff to administer the Internship and Co-op (experiential education) program in their assigned college(s). Works with Career Planning and Developments Employer Relations team to make industry connections for students, for the purposes of programming, and to increase recruitment activity. Conducts campus wide workshops. Networking events, and seeks leadership roles with professional organizations. Responsibilities
Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
- Assists students with resume and cover letter writing, interview tips, job or internship search strategies, salary negotiation, career exploration, and more
- Works to promote the importance of the internship and cooperative education programs to students, while maintaining a liaison relationship with faculty and administrators regarding the processing of and registration for for-credit internships and co-ops
- Performs classroom, campus, and orientation presentations to students at the request of faculty or departmental staff
- Participates in office events including Student Professional Development Conference, Senior Cookout, Industry Exploration Nights, all Job and Internship Fairs, Networking Nights, Job Fair Prep Days and more
- Works collaboratively with faculty and administrators in assigned college(s) to develop and offer career development content at appropriate timing
- Works closely with the Employer Relations team in Career Planning and Development to cultivate opportunities of interest for assigned college(s)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher educationOther Required Qualifications
Current, valid, and unrestricted Georgia driver's licenseRequired Experience
Two (2) years related or transferable experience (can include graduate assistantships in a Masters program) Preferred Qualifications Additional Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of Handshake or other CRM softwarePreferred Educational Qualifications
Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Human Resources, or related fields Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities ABILITIES
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines KNOWLEDGE
Has an understanding of Career Development best practices; Understands the relationship between Student Affairs and Academic Affairs SKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills; Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite); Strong attention to detail and follow up skills; Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
Yes, this position will be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance. Background Check
- Standard Enhanced + Education & DMV
Per the University System of Georgia background check policy, all final candidates will be required to consent to a criminal background investigation. Final candidates may be asked to disclose criminal record history during the initial screening process and prior to a conditional offer of employment. Applicants for positions of trust with screening results which confirm a disqualifying criminal history will be immediately disqualified from employment eligibility.
All applicants are required to include professional references as part of their application process. Some positions may require additional job-based screenings such as motor vehicle report, credit check, pre-employment drug screening and/or verification of academic credentials. https://www.usg.edu/hr/assets/hr/hrap_manual/HRAP_Background_Investigation_Employment.pdf
To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=228080&PostingSeq=1
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