Career & Employer Relations Specialist

Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA

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

Job Details


The Career and Employer Relations Specialist works with students and employers on the Perimeter Campuses.  Reporting to the Assistant Director in University Career Services, the Career and Employer Relations Specialist will provide career counseling and other programming to assist students, and recent alumni with clarification of educational goals and career selection that supports their career pursuits. In addition, this role works with employers to connect students with job opportunities.  This position will work specifically on the Dunwoody campus and also support the Alpharetta campus. 

Duties include:

  • Provide career counseling, career exploration, and career search strategies to individual students and in groups. 
  • Develop and conduct career-related presentations for academic classes, student organizations, and other related campus units using a variety of delivery formats.
  • Promote partnerships, collaborations, and positive relationships to promote the work of university career services to faculty and staff across the Perimeter College campuses and Georgia State community.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with employers.
  • Mount career-related events such as career and job fairs, panels, and networking to connect students with employers.
  • Develop career services and career counseling approaches for underrepresented student populations including but not limited to students, non-traditional students, veterans, and returning students.
  • Collaborate with faculty, administrators, and college departments to identify, define, and meet student career planning and career search needs, including setting student success goals and objectives.
  • Contribute to the identification, analysis, and assessment of student success outcomes. Maintain accurate student records and collect data for reporting purposes while maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Oversee special programs, retention projects and activities as assigned.
  • Participate fully in the overall activities of university career services. 
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master's degree and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.


Preferred Qualifications: 

Experience in a college or university setting; experience working with associates degree seeking students. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Candidates must have knowledge of: career planning and development process, career assessments; job search strategies; general counseling principles; cultural diversity; one-on-one and group counseling; orientation; problem solving; public speaking, and training; proficiency with career management software; communicate effectively (writing, listening, and speaking).

College/Business Unit
Open until filled

College/Business Unit: Provost & VP Academic Affairs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 07/01/22, 11:44:07 AM


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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