Career Services Coordinator UM Crookston Campus

Minnesota, United States
$46,000.00 - $56,000.00
Feb 23, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Full-time, ten-month student affairs educator position at the Crookston campus of the University of Minnesota. A competitive fringe benefits package is offered.


Reporting to the Director of Student Success, the Career Services Coordinator will support the mission of the University of Minnesota Crookston by assisting students to prepare for a global market by identifying possible areas of growth related to diversity, communication skills, interviewing skills, social media engagement, appropriate materials such as resumes and cover letters, as well as the job/graduate school search process.  The Coordinator will also design and implement career exploration and career development activities in collaboration with academic and faculty advisors, student affairs educators, and first-year seminar and experience programs.  The Career Services Coordinator is responsive to UMN Crookston’s strategic initiatives in the areas of enrollment growth; promoting diversity, equity, and belonging; and enhancing Golden Eagle pride and engagement. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Master’s degree in student affairs, counseling, or a closely related area.
  • Three years of related professional work experience in career services, student affairs, or a closely related field.  (Candidates who are otherwise qualified who have 1-3 years of experience will also be considered.)
  • Demonstrated self-awareness, cultural competence, and achievement in working with diverse student populations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty, student affairs educators, and students.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the land-grant mission of the University of Minnesota Crookston, especially as related to access and student success.
  • Final job offer is contingent upon a completed background check, receipt of official college transcripts and authorization to work in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Three years of experience specifically in career services providing education to college students with diverse identities including first-generation college students; students of various racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds; students from low-income families; students from rural communities; LGBTQ students; and non-traditional adult learners.
  • Proficiency in a second language, preferably Spanish.
How To Apply

Review of applications will begin March 17 and will continue until the position is filled. Application materials will include a current curriculum vita, a cover letter, and a list of 3-5 professional references.  In addition to addressing the minimum and preferred qualifications, the cover letter must address indicators of the candidate’s ability to promote equity and inclusion at a small campus in a rural context.  Visit for complete instructions on how to apply electronically.  Please include a copy of college transcripts.  Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Alma Pierce, Interim Director of Student Success and Advising, by phone: (218) 281-8505 or email:

Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section.


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission.  The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.

The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.  To learn more about diversity at the U: