The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is looking for a Career Services Specialist to join the Decosimo Student Success Center in the Gary W. Rollins College of Business. The Career Services Specialist will support a wide range of career and professional development educational programs for students in the Rollins College of Business.
Success Seminar Class and Cocurricular Programs Develops and delivers programs that coach students on career search strategies, personal branding, interview skills, self-promotion methods, and overall professional development, including the development and instruction of the required Junior level success seminar (BUS 3410) offered each semester and other for-credit courses as needed; conceptualizes, directs, and delivers other cocurricular professional development programs and workshops such as networking events, resume workshops, and mock interviews.
Job Placement for Graduates Assists graduates in finding employment within six months after graduation; serves as an advocate for students/graduates in the job search process; works with central career services to collect and disseminate job opportunities and internships to students and seeks ways to expand the opportunities made available to RCOB students locally, regionally, and nationally; develops, tracks, reports, and documents graduate employment, placement metrics, and success stories including the annual First Destination Survey; represents the RCOB at University and community events related to career services and job placement.
Career and Professional Development Coaching Provides individual and small group career and professional development coaching to students and graduates in all aspects of their job search including job search strategies, personal marketing, interview skills and resume writing for preparedness in seeking internships and positions related to their areas of study.
Employer Relations Works with Decosimo Success Center leadership to develop and maintain relationships with employers to solicit job and internship opportunities for RCOB students and graduates; actively and routinely seeks employer feedback on employer needs and industry trends.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
Knowledge of career development theories and best practices
Knowledge of employer recruiting and placement processes
Interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills, customer service
Strong communication skills - verbal, written, phone, public speaking
Organizational and documentation skills
Event coordination skills preferred
Collaborative and self-driven attitude
Review of applications will begin on June 19, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Applications received by this date will receive priority consideration.
Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree; 2 years in career services role or 3 years human resources recruitment role, in higher education advising role, or equivalent professional experience
Internal Number: 217889
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga is an engaged, metropolitan university committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service, and dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of the region through strategic partnerships and community involvement.