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Coordinator, Career Services



Lawrenceville, GA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 6, 2024

Employment Terms: This is a full-time, benefited, FLSA Non-Exempt position in the Division of Student Affairs that reports to the Director of Career Services. This position is located on the Lawrenceville campus with occasional travel to the Alpharetta North-Fulton Campus as necessary.

Salary – not to exceed $54,080.00/yr.

Hours – Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm and Friday 8am – 4pm

Minimum Qualifications (Job Code 11213): Bachelor’s degree in a related field *and* Two (2) years of related work experience

Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis

Preferred Qualifications:

· Master’s degree in a related field (i.e. career development, higher education, counseling, etc.)

· Experience in career counseling, and advising, preferably in a higher education setting.

· Knowledge of career development theories, job search strategies, and employment trends.

· Experience working with technical college students, in the Technical College System of Georgia, and/or at Gwinnett Technical College

· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with diverse stakeholders, including students, alumni, employers, faculty, and staff.

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to deliver presentations and facilitate workshops effectively.

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and experience with career services management systems or similar technology platforms.

· Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

· Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in career services and demonstrated cultural competence in working with diverse populations.

Job Description Summary:
Seeking a dynamic and motivated individual to join our team as a Career Services Coordinator. In this role, you will be responsible for developing and implementing programs and initiatives to support students and alumni in their career development and job search efforts.

The Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of the career, employment, and internship activities, performs other institutional assignments delegated by the Director of Career Services, and represents the College on regular or assigned duties. The duties include but are not limited to the following: administration, operation, and supervision of the program for the development of off-campus employment opportunities (internship, part-time, and full-time) for students and alumni. The Coordinator also cultivates and maintains relationships with employers; develops outreach and educational programming for the Career Services Center; provides a college-wide student employment referral system; and provides access to career resources, workshops, and group or individual assistance to aid students in becoming more employable. All members of the Career Services staff support students through direct student contact and support.

Skills and Abilities:

· Excellent organizational skills, with keen attention to detail and the ability to work on multiple projects and assignments.

· Solid analytical skills, with emphasis on how data needs to be organized and easily used.

· Proficient in Microsoft Office

· Excellent communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.

· Public speaking and facilitation experience

· Outstanding customer service

· Ability to build relationships and rapport with diverse groups

· Solid problem-solving skills with the ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently.

· Familiarity with computer applications in career services and/or employment assistance settings.

· Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed, and occasionally travel on behalf of the college.


Percentage of Time

Cultivate and maintain relationships with existing and potential employers to facilitate job and internship opportunities for students and alumni.

Serve as the primary point of contact for assigned internal and external constituents in the area of Public and Professional Services and Computer Science Divisions throughout the career and internship process and beyond.

Maintain and update career resources, including job postings, internship opportunities, and career-related materials.

Develop and implement career development programs and workshops, such as networking events, employer panels, and professional development seminars.

Coordinate on-campus recruiting events and employer visits including career fairs

Proactively identify opportunities for collaboration, and relationship expansion to maximize customer lifetime value.

Perform other duties as assigned


Provide one-on-one career advising to students and alumni, including resume and cover letter review, interview preparation, job search strategies, and career exploration.


· Utilize technology platforms to streamline career services and enhance accessibility for students and alumni.

· Manage aspects of the CareerLink platform including updating employer information, employment, and internship opportunities

· Implement data collection and management related to student placement in internships and full-time employment

· Conduct market research to identify potential employers, industry trends, and competitive intelligence.

· Maintains up-to-date and accurate employer contact files to properly represent the available workforce to students.

· Arrange and support the employer/student in participating in a situational assessment at the job site.

· Collaborate with campus partners to promote career services and engage students in career-related activities.

· Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of employment activities, opportunities, and employer interactions in the CRM system.

· Prepare regular reports and forecasts to track progress toward job and internship targets and inform strategic decision-making.


Physical Demands:


(N)Never, (O)Occasionally or (C)Constantly

Requires operation, access, or control of financial resources.


Requires having a P-Card.


Driving is a responsibility of this position.


This position will have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care.


This position will have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications).


This position is a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to adjust or move objects up to 15 pounds in all directions with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to repeat motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers with or without reasonable accommodation.


This position requires the ability to operate machinery and/or power tools with or without reasonable accommodation.


Operating motor vehicles or heavy equipment with or without reasonable accommodation.


Noisy environments.


Medium work that includes moving objects up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


Light work that includes moving objects up to 20 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation.


Heavy work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more with or without reasonable accommodation.


Work in outdoor elements such as precipitation and wind.


Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.


The Technical College System of Georgia and its constituent Technical Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam Era, spouse of military member or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law). This nondiscrimination policy encompasses the operation of all technical college-administered programs, programs financed by the federal government including any Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Title I financed programs, educational programs and activities, including admissions, scholarships and loans , student life, and athletics. It also encompasses the recruitment and employment of personnel and contracting for goods and services.

The Technical College System and Technical Colleges shall promote the realization of equal opportunity through a positive continuing program of specific practices designed to ensure the full realization of equal opportunity. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Richardson (LRichardson@GwinnettTech.edu), Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, 5150 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 100, Room 323B, Lawrenceville, GA 30043, 678-226-6691.

Bachelor's degree *and* Two (2) years related work experience Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.
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