Job Location & Development Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: Job Location & Development Coordinator

POSITION #: 2946

DEPARTMENT: Student Affairs (Career Services)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Job Location and Development (JLD) Coordinator will work with employers, recruiters, students, faculty and staff to develop a spectrum of applied work experience opportunities for students including part-time, flexible, temporary and seasonal jobs, volunteer opportunities, and cooperative education positions, internships, and apprenticeships. The JLD Coordinator will counsel students to help them clarify their career goals relative to obtaining experiential educational opportunities. The JLD Coordinator will work collaboratively with the university staff and faculty, and participate in career-related liaison activities with key stakeholders including employers/recruiters, UNO colleges, academic departments and specialty/diverse populations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advises and guides undergraduate and graduate students regarding applied work experiences, such as internships, co-ops, part time jobs, and/or volunteer opportunities.

Collaborates with the UNO Career Services, faculty/staff, and employers regarding services that facilitate students in their part time job, internship, and/or coop search. 

Assists students with resume writing, interview skills-building, and other job search strategies.

Plans and organizes The Job Shop (part-time and internship fair) and on-campus recruitment, coordinates job fair activities, and the publication of all JLD and recruiting/promotional materials.

Develops materials and teaches experiential employment workshops, classes, and special programs regarding work experience opportunities (i.e. resume preparation, interview skills, business etiquette and communication, softskills development, networking, workplace values, and job search strategies, etc.).

Maintains a current database of all employers and job listings.

Develops relationships with new employers and maintains relationships with current employers to locate and develop off-campus part-time jobs for students.               

Maintains annual earnings records, job titles, and number of students placed in part-time jobs and experiential learning.  Follow up with employers who do not provide this information voluntarily and/or readily.

Assists with maintaining the Career Services website.

Attends departmental staff meetings and other duties as assigned.

Supervision:

  • 1 UNO Career Services Student Worker and 1 Graduate Assistant may be supervised by this position.
  • 2-3 Department of Health and Hospital Student Worker contract positions may be supervised by the JLD Coordinator.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:      

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, Business, Psychology, or a related field.  Master’s degree preferred in Counseling, Student Affairs or Administration, Education, Communication, or Human Resources. One year of work experience in a university career services position or a related position with a human resource, recruitment, or career preparation focus. Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, and excellent public relations skills. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member. Experience with information technology database management. Ability to multi-task.  Must be goal oriented and results driven, with strong organizational, problem solving, and project management skills.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience working in an experiential education office or university career office.  Human services or career counseling experience. Experience in teaching and/or marketing (including social media).  Expertise in work with diverse, non-traditional, student populations.

SALARY: $40,000

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, a copy of transcripts, and a Job Reference Sheet with a minimum of 3 references, including name, title, company/department, contact information (including address, telephone and e-mail), and skills/projects of the potential applicant that this reference might discuss. All applicant materials should be submitted electronically to mbarnes2@uno.edu

DATE POSTED: August 5, 2014

CLOSING DATE: Position will remain open until filled. Review of resumes and supporting documents will begin immediately. To assure full consideration, applications should be received within 10 days of the posting date

All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to retirement status and without regard to an applicant’s having previously accused the UL System Board or any of its universities of unlawful discrimination. Retirement status shall not be considered in the hiring process by any University in the UL System.

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women, ethnic minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.