Career Service Manager
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Career Service Manager plays a key role in supporting the Office of Academic, Research, and Student Services (OARSS) in its mission to support member institutions in preparing and pipelining our AUC students for the world of work or graduate school. The Manager collaborates with the Director of OARSS to oversee and manage all aspects of Career Service (CS). This collaboration includes working with leads for student affairs/activities, enrollment management, alumni affairs, institutional research, institutional advancement, and career service from the member institutions. The Manager will promote the missions and visions of the member institutions as well as the mission, vision and guiding principles of the Atlanta University Center Consortium, Inc. (AUCC).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Lead and facilitate in collaboration with the Director of OARSS all aspects of the Career, Federal Agencies, and Graduate/Professional School Fairs.
- Function as a resource for AUCC member institutions’ Career Services (CS) staff.
- Function as a resource for corporate representatives who express interest in participating /conducting on-campus recruiting activities.
- Develop a repository of data related to internship and graduate school opportunities to include tracking student internships, employment, and graduate/professional school placement, offers, and acceptance.
- Assist corporate representatives’ access to students and use of Handshake.
- Develop and execute aspects of AUCC-wide recruiting initiatives.
- In cooperation with the Communications Manager, create and maintain Career Services’ webpage and social media tools to promote professional development and networking among students.
- Increase student participation in the graduate/professional school fair.
- Assess career fair and graduate/professional school fair effectiveness.
- Identify opportunities to creatively market all campus recruiting activities and events to maximize opportunities with AUC Consortium and to increase student participation in all activities and events. Develop a recruitment strategy that will assist you in meeting this goal by August of each year.
- Educate non-business departments on the positive impact of internships and experiential learning opportunities for students and the institutions and assist them with embedding them into the major.
- Maintain knowledge of recruitment trends, employment forecasts, student characteristics
- , best practices in the field, and strategic priorities of AUCC institutions.
* Attend and be an active participant in AUCC CS collaborative meetings and initiatives.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Any other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- Master’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of higher education experience in career advisement/counseling, student affairs, higher education, business administration, or alumni relations OR Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4 years of higher education experience in career advisement/counseling, student affairs, higher education, business administration, or alumni relations.
- Student-centered approach to higher education.
- Experience with Microsoft Office: Excel (Intermediate to Advanced Skills); Word (Advanced Skills); PowerPoint (Intermediate to Advanced Skills); Access (Intermediate). Proficiency with Handshake.
Job has recurring work situations involving high degrees of discretion. The need for accuracy and effective utilization of accepted programs and routines is high. Errors in judgment will waste resources and adversely impact performance. Supervisor and employee determine work priorities jointly.