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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: Assc Dir,Career Services
Position Classification Code: P2017
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 09
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Manages, coordinates, and administers a centralized career services office serving students, alumni, faculty and employers.
Standard Duties:
Develops, oversees, and promotes strategic planning for placement services; develops and maintains goals. Collaborates with employers suited to the specified college or school to assist in their recruitment efforts and to promote the employment of the school's or college's graduates and students.Provides coaching, guidance and mentorship to students and graduates in applying for positions within their specialty; provides information regarding external opportunities such as fellowships and externships.Provides leadership to the school or college administration, faculty, and staff in the design and implementation of creative programs that connect students with internships or other learning opportunities within their specialty.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures. Knowledge of marketing strategies, processes, and available resources. Knowledge of computerized student information systems. Knowledge of targeted recruitment principles, procedures, and resources. Knowledge of federal, state and university EEO/AA/Diversity laws, guidelines and procedures. Knowledge of career counseling principles and practices. Knowledge of current employment trends and placement opportunities.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Database management skills. Employee development and performance management skills.
Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures. Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart information to a range of clientele and/or media sources. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records and information. Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of professional experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License-
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-