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Conference & Program Services Coordinator (working title: Coordinator, Career Programming)

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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University Career Services is recruiting for a Coordinator, Career Programming.  This position coordinates the development, implementation and project management of all University Career Services programs, events, and activities.  Reporting to the Associate Director for Employer Relations, this role works with all members of the UCS staff to ensure that outreach is effective and engaging for the 21st century students.  A creative mindset and as well as current insights into strategies for program promotion is essential. 


Using the innovative approach to student success that is the hallmark of Georgia State:

  • Design, implement, and evaluate career workshops, programs, and special events to assist students in achieving academic and career-related goals.  Support and promote programs co-sponsored with other Georgia State entities.
  • Hold primary responsibility for all logistical aspects of major UCS career fairs.  Develop and coordinate processes and procedures for pre- and post-event meetings and project management of events. 
  • Serve as the primarily liaison between Employer Relations and Career Development to ensure that students are aware of career and professional development opportunities, and that partners have optimum student participation. Serve on committee to ensure optimal marketing and promotion of all UCS programming. 
  • Coordinate partner program request from Georgia State faculty, staff, student organizations, alumni, and the external community. Conduct partner program workshops as necessary to fulfil requests.
  • Provide content for UCS webpage, social media, and related platforms. 
  • Maintain data to evaluate program effectiveness in student participation and content. 
  • Hold weekly walk in hours.  Take rotational turn on various administrative functions including resume approvals.  Be an active and engaged member of the UCS staff.

Bachelor's degree and four years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
08/02/21, 11:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Provost & VP Academic Affairs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 09/09/21, 1:35:28 PM


Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.


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