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Career Liaison (Multiple Positions)

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL

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

Job Details

Job Title: Career Liaison (Multiple Positions)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 56739

The Florida State University Career Center


Serve as liaison to a specified academic unit. This includes: Research specific career development needs for the students in that academic unit. Plan, implement and conduct outreach workshops, presentations and programs to educate and inform students, faculty/staff and administrators about internship programs and services and employability skills. Advise/counsel students individually or in groups regarding various types of work experience opportunities, resources, registering for services, and job search strategies. Provide accurate data collection for student engagement in experiential learning opportunities, e.g., internships, shadowing, co-ops, and volunteer experiences.

Assist in facilitating, promoting and expanding interaction with business/industry, government, and nonprofit employers to create and increase career-related work experience opportunities, e.g. co-ops, internships, volunteer, and summer employment.

Support and assist in the development, direction, administration and promotion of university-wide experiential learning/education program for undergraduate students. This includes: Assist with coordination and development of co-op/intern events and special programs, e.g., Part-time Job Fair, Internship Panels, and Career Exploratory Network events. Advise/counsel students individually or in groups regarding various types of work experience opportunities, resources, registering for services, and job search strategies.

Assist in delivering other core Career Center programs including teaching the career planning class, career advising, and employer development.

Others duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent and seven years of experience. (Note: a combination of post high school education and experience equal to six years.)

Demonstration of strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community, and the ability to foster a cooperative work environment.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Ability to interpret academic program requirements and provide advice.
Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
Ability to utilize problem solving skills.
Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply related federal, state, and local laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. And the ability to interpret and apply related University policies, procedures, principles, and practices.
Knowledge of applicable computer applications and basic computer functions and the knowledge of career counseling tools and resources.
Knowledge of the concepts, principles, and practices of career counseling and development. `


You are known as a problem solver and a go to person for sound advice. You work well under pressure and think quickly on your feet, remaining calm and professional. You’re able to see the big picture and the small details without much effort. Discretion comes naturally to you and so does going above and beyond. It’s not just a catch phrase, it’s what you do. You can connect with people across diverse backgrounds. You can balance compliance and customer service. You can easily engage with others, be assertive, and diplomatic at the same time. This position takes a unique skill set. Good communication skills are a must.

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

Learn more about our university and campuses.

Anticipated Salary Range

The anticipated salary is in the high $40,000s based on experience, commensurate with experience and education.

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Cover Letter required. Please attach to the application.


This is an A&P position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at:


Working at Florida State University

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University — with the Carnegie Foundation's highest designation, Doctoral/Research University-Extensive — offers a distinctive academic environment built on its cherished values and unique heritage, welcoming campus on the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida, championship athletics, and prime location in the heart of the state capital.

Combining traditional strength in the arts and humanities with recognized leadership in the sciences, Florida State University provides unmatched opportunities for students and faculty through challenging academics, cultural discovery and community interaction.

Underlying and supporting the educational experience at Florida State University is the development of new generations of citizen leaders, based on the concepts inscribed in our seal: Vires, Artes, Mores — Strength, Skill and Character.

Epitomized by recently named Rhodes Scholars Garrett Johnson and Myron Rolle — elite athletes and scholars committed to public service — and Joseph O'Shea — a campus and community leader as well as a top scholar — Florida State's 40,000 students are dedicated to academic excellence and providing leadership in our complex world.

Florida State University's 16 colleges offer more than 275 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, professional and specialist degree programs, including medicine and law, covering a broad array of disciplines critical to society today. Each year the University awards over 2,000 graduate and professional degrees.

With its impressive breadth of leading graduate, professional and undergraduate programs, Florida State University is a demanding, intellectually stimulating, yet warm and caring environment for students and faculty. Recognized nationally for its commitment to diversity, Florida State University is a national leader in the number of doctorates awarded to African-American students and in the graduation rate of African-American undergraduates. Its College of Medicine and College of Law are ranked in the nation's Top 10 for Hispanic students.

Florida State University's arts programs — dance, film, music and theatre — rank among the finest in the world, offering an arts education comparable to leading conservatories. Its creative writing program is ranked among the nation's best and is home to the most consistently honored and published student body in the United States. Florida State is responsible for governance of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art and associated arts programs, one of the largest museum/university complexes in the nation.

Other programs consistently included in the top public university list include physics, chemistry, political science, psychology, criminology, public administration, library science, information, human sciences, business and law.

At the Ph.D. level, interdisciplinary programs draw on notable research faculty strengths that transcend the traditional disciplines, including neuroscience, molecular biophysics, computational science, materials science and research at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory—home to the world's most powerful magnets.

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