Texas Lutheran University invites applications for the position of Career Development Program Coordinator. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Student Life and Learning. The Career Development Program Coordinator works as part of a team to engage campus and community partners to provide vocational and experiential education opportunities.
Benefits are competitive. Texas Lutheran University, an accredited university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, is located 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. For more information about TLU, consult our web site at http://www.tlu.edu . Please submit a cover letter addressing the position requirements listed above; a completed TLU application found on our website, a resume; and the contact information for at least three professional references to:
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Texas Lutheran University is a Hispanic Serving Institution and has been recognized consistently as a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education and has been featured in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” rankings in various categories. The University is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and is subject to the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA). Texas Lutheran University is committed to enhancing diversity and inclusion across all levels of the University. Candidates who believe they can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum two years’ full-time experience or two years’ part time or graduate assistantship experience working in Student Affairs, specifically with Career Development
Familiarity with software and technology for use in career development
Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of collaboration, team participation, creative problem solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and effectively interacting with diverse constituencies
Ability to work effectively with a culturally, socially, and economically diverse community population with skills in communicating across cultures
Knowledge of current federal/state laws, regulations, and codes that affect career development policies
Familiar with Academic Advising principles and practices
Demonstrated expertise in program development, marketing, and assessment
Demonstrated expertise in presentation and public relation skills
Demonstrated management and leadership skills
Demonstrated expertise in the employment of social networking tools related to career development and networking
Knowledge of the career process and employment trends
Participation in professional and community groups
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Demonstrated ability to work with multicultural and multilingual populations
Familiar with Hispanic Serving Institutions and their mission
A strong understanding of and appreciation for the mission of church-related higher education, especially in the Lutheran tradition
About Texas Lutheran University
Texas Lutheran University is a private, liberal arts and sciences university associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). On a spacious 184-acre campus just 30 miles from San Antonio and 50 miles from Austin, TLU offers 27 majors, 37 minors, 4 graduate programs, and 12 pre-professional programs. TLU has a highly qualified and dedicated faculty. Student/faculty ratio is 14:1 and classes average 19 students. The University has 90 full-time and 76 part-time faculty (not including full-time staff who also teach). 90 percent of full-time faculty members hold a doctorate or other terminal degree. TLU has been recognized repeatedly in U.S. News & World Report as a “Best College” and “Best Value” among colleges in the Western region. TLU has also been named one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education every year since 2012.