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Career Advisor

Employer
Texas State University
Location
San Marcos
Closing date
Aug 1, 2021

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Job Details

Posting Number:

2021382

Posting/Functional Title:

Student Employment Specialist

University Pay Plan Title:

Career Advisor

Location:

San Marcos

Department:

Career Services

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

Job Type:

Full-Time

Monthly Salary:

$3,750

Job Category :

Exempt

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Direct experience in the planning and implementation of programs and projects.
  • Evidence of strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation delivery appropriate for small and large audiences.
  • Evidence of customer/client service experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in human resources, higher education, or related field.
  • Experience with the career center management system – Handshake.
  • Experience in a career services office, university/college setting, or working with college-age population.
  • Demonstrated effective problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Familiarity with student employment practices, specifically with those pertaining to state and federal work-study roles.
  • Proficient in MS Office and the use of an electronic calendaring system.
  • Must be able to handle fast-paced and deadline-oriented situations.
  • Must be able to maintain focus in a multi-tasking environment.

Job Description:

This position coordinates the campus-wide student employment efforts, whose goals are to: (1) ensure campus compliance with relevant policies and procedures regarding the employment of students; and (2) make campus jobs meaningful learning and development experiences for all students. This position is also responsible for coordinating and executing student employment functions for the department while also directly supervising the daily operations of the Career Services Welcome Desk.

Job Duties:

  • Ensure compliance with federal and state laws and university policies related to university-funded student employment.
  • Work with university departments to coach supervisors of students in the development of high-impact student employment practices including student appropriate job descriptions; recruitment, interview, selection, orientation, training, supervision, and evaluation of student employees.
  • Oversee systems and processes associated with operation of the Welcome Desk and its assigned student staff and ensure continued Welcome Desk operations in the absence of student employees.
  • In collaboration with other supervisors within the department, manage all aspects of recruiting, onboarding, training, and scheduling of the center’s student staff.
  • Assist with job location and development for the off-campus work-study and internships with the goal of securing safe, relevant, and ethical experiences for students.
  • Serve on campus teams and committees.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Open Date:

07/06/2021

Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight):

08/01/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Normal Work Days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start:

8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End:

5:00PM

Posting Notices:

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35531

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor.  A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
512-245-2111
Location
601 University Drive
San Marcos
Texas
78666
US
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