Position Classification Title: Career Resource Coord
Position Classification Code: P3008
Job Family: Student Affairs
Pay Level: 07
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:
Advises students about employment opportunities and careers. Encourages employers to recruit NMSU graduates. Conducts individual and group sessions to inform students of services, policies, and procedures and to provide assistance in resume preparation and interviewing techniques. Serves as liaison between employers and students; administers activities associated with the campus interview program. Coordinates production of job opportunities bulleting and refers students to prospective employers.
Standard Duties:
Coaches and prepares students and alumni on finding suitable employment by developing job-search skills, effective presentation skills, and understanding of all services available in the Career Services Office through individual advising and group and class presentations. Coaches and assists students and alumni to seek desired employment opportunities. Coaches and assists student and alumni to gain experience through student activities, community service, student employment, research projects, cooperative education, internships and other creative opportunities. Creates and manages the link between alumni, employers, and professional organizations who will provide opportunities for students and alumni to develop professional interests and competencies, integrate academic learning and work, and to explore future career possibilities. Works with faculty in order to develop understanding of the curriculum and corresponding job market to build potential employer contacts. Provides office hours to assigned college areas to advise students and deliver employment services information. Utilizes available computer technology to design and deliver presentations, design and edit office publications, and maintain required statistical information. Develops the personal, internet and print resources necessary to accurately and professionally advise students, alumni and employers. May lead and guide other staff, either same or lower level, or student workers.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of current and emerging trends in technologies, techniques, issues, and approaches in area of expertise. Knowledge of career counseling, career testing, resource library utilization, on-campus recruiting, job postings resume referrals and career fairs. Knowledge of customer service standards and procedures.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications. Proofreading and editing skills.
Ability to advise students/alumni with regard to resume writing, cover letter writing, interviewing skills and job search strategies. Ability to interact with students, faculty and/or staff in a team environment. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Ability to identify and develop employment opportunities at the internship, co-op and full time levels. Ability to foster a cooperative environment to work within the department, as well as with constituencies in other organizational units. Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Three (3) years of experience related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-