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Career Services Coordinator - School of Chemical Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Job Location:
Urbana, 61820
Career Development and Services
Career Services Coordinator

School of Chemical Sciences

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois seeks a Career Services Coordinator  in Champaign, IL.  Duties: 70% - Assist undergraduate & graduate students and post-docs with the advising and job search process: 
  • Assist students with resume and cover letter writing, interviewing skills, and job search preparation.
  • Advise students regarding career exploration and goal setting, job searching, and graduate/professional school plans
  • Conduct mock interviews for students seeking employment and admission into graduate/professional school
10% - Manage technology and social media:
  • Provide basic student career and academic advising via email and other online platforms
  • Provide support in developing content for bi-weekly Career Services newsletter and social media platforms
  • Train and monitor student use of Handshake and maintain updated records of meetings with students on Handshake
20% - Plan and communicate events and services:
  • Develop and implement career events and workshops
  • Communicate career-related information and opportunities to students and coach students on professional development skills
  • Collaborate actively with academic advisors, faculty and deans to enhance communications to students and increase their participation in career exploration and professional development programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned to further the mission of the unit
Requirements: Bachelor's in Counseling, College Student Personnel, Higher Education, Chemical Sciences, or relate. This position also requires one year of professional work experience in career counseling, recruiting, career services or closely related areas. Experience may be gained during part time work. Full-time.  To apply: To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at, use the Apply Now button on the posting and upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), and names/contact information for three professional references. Please remember to include specific information on how you meet the qualifications of the position in your application materials, including all relevant experiences.  In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position. Applications not submitted through will not be considered. University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing

Requisition ID: 1021389

Job Category: Administrative

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