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Career Educator

Employer
Texas State University
Location
San Marcos

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Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Posting Number:

2022509

Posting/Functional Title:

Career Educator

University Pay Plan Title:

Career Advisor

Location:

San Marcos

Department:

Career Services

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

Job Type:

Full-Time

Monthly Salary:

$3,625.00 - $3,750 .00

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
  • Evidence of engaging customer service experience, and strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation delivery appropriate for small and large audiences
  • Direct experience in the planning and implementation of programs and projects
  • Ability to maintain focus while meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in fine arts and communication
  • Master’s degree in counseling, fine arts, higher education, communication, human resources, business administration, or related field
  • Knowledge of career theory and practice including career exploration and assessment, informational interviewing, experiential learning/internships, resume and cover letter writing, job interviewing, job search strategies, and preparing for graduate or professional school
  • Experience providing career advising/coaching in one-on-one or group environments

Job Description:

The Career Educator is an essential part of an energetic and collaborative team responsible for providing a broad range of services and programs including personalized career coaching/advising, online resources, educational workshops and presentations, implementation of marketing strategies, and large-scale events for the university’s diverse student and alumni populations. The position serves as a liaison to the university’s College of Fine Arts and Communication, working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students that make up the college’s multiple undergraduate and graduate programs. The Career Educator delivers direct services to students and alumni in the search for jobs, internships, graduate school admission, and other professional opportunities. Successful candidates will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to justice, equality, diversity, and inclusion in the delivery of all programs and services

Job Duties:

  • Provide career support to, and draw information from, the College of Fine Arts and Communication, working collaboratively with faculty and staff to improve career readiness and opportunities for students and alumni
  • Provide individual career coaching/support to students/alumni, assisting with career exploration as well as the development and execution of internship/job search strategies
  • Develop and deliver career and professional development workshops across campus, in-person and virtually (e.g. classroom, student organization, residence hall presentations)
  • Review and critique student/alumni resumes, cover letters and other application documentation
  • Assist with coordination of virtual and in-person job fairs and special events hosted by Career Services and/or the College of Fine Arts and Communication
  • Create and distribute regular and timely communications to students and alumni using various tools and platforms
  • Contact and engage with prospective and current employer partners to market relevant department services and programs, with special emphasis on experiential learning activities and full-time job opportunities
  • Help track and assess area performance
  • Participate in professional development opportunities and serve on university teams and committees as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Open Date:

06/01/2022

Open Until Filled:

Yes

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/38652

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.

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Website
Telephone
512-245-2111
Location
601 University Drive
San Marcos
Texas
78666
United States
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