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Serves as a key member of a team responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive career management program for students and alumni at Midwestern State University. Reports to the Assistant Director of the Career Management Center.
Serves as a liaison to one or more of the academic colleges at Midwestern State University. Plans, coordinates, and implements development activities for students and alumni in the areas of resume and cover letter writing, interviewing, networking, professional etiquette, graduate school admittance, and job search strategies. Develops marketing and promotional material for all student and alumni related Career Management Center (CMC) services. Creates and distributes newsletters to students and faculty. Provides strategic direction to expand and enhance CMC services to students and alumni. Prepares students and alumni to effectively market themselves to prospective employers. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Experience in career services desired. Requires strong public speaking skills and experience in presentation development.
Knowledgeable in a variety of computer software programs and the application of current technology in career management services. Requires knowledge of resume, cover letter, interviewing, networking, professional etiquette, and job search principles.
Must be team oriented. Must possess outstanding time management and organizational skills and exercise sound judgment. Must demonstrate leadership and professionalism. Requires excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills. Must have the ability to cultivate and maintain relationships with constituencies. Must be able to set priorities and goals and objectives. Must be able to take initiative and work independently. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *Some travel, evening and weekend work required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.