Career Services Coordinator

Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information

Career Opportunity Number 21-079 Position Title: Career Services Coordinator Location Longview Position Type: Full-Time Class Category Classified Staff Job Open Date 06/03/2021 Job Close Date 06/24/2021 Open Until Filled No Initial Screen Date: 06/30/2021 Minimal Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • One (1) year experience in education, counseling, human resources or related or related area.
  • Or equivalent combination of Master’s degree with part-time graduate experience in field intern or assistant.
  • Minimum qualifications can be substituted with an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.
Preferred qualifications:

Preference will be given to individuals who possess:
• Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, or related field
• Three (3) years’ experience in a college/university setting
• Experience in career services
• Experience preparing and facilitating workshops, coordinating large programs/events
• Experience designing co-curricular programs that are outcomes driven
• Evidence of strong administrative skills including organization, budget management, supervision, and follow up
• Experience with diverse populations
• Evidence of job acquisition skills
• Evidence of experience with CRMs & job databases
• Two (2) years experience in a community college setting

Work Hours

Normally scheduled Monday through Friday; however, may be required to work other shifts to include evenings and/or weekends. Schedule subject to change based upon department needs.

Compensation The annual base salary begins at $48,956. A competitive benefit package is included. Special Instructions to Applicants


  • Cover letter, resume, and transcripts are required and must be attached to the online application in order to receive any consideration.
  • Interviews will be conducted by a search committee.
  • Applicants selected for interview will be required to prepare a 10-minute presentation for the search committee.
Class Summary

This is a standalone classification. Incumbents support students and alumni in choosing and attaining employment, and work with employers to develop effective college relations programs. Major duties and responsibilities include: providing job readiness services for current students and alumni such as assessing individual skills, education and interest, determining content for workshops and classroom presentations, and providing one-on-one trainings; establishing partnerships and maintains communication with faculty/staff/administrators, employers and community members; coordinating and organizing events including job fairs, on-campus recruitment, employer panels and interviewing sessions; preparing and maintaining records and reports.

  • EOE /M/F/Vet/Disabled
Typical Essential Duties

• Provides services to enhance alumni and students’ job readiness; work may involve providing information and resources; assessing individual skills, education, and interest; planning and preparing content for workshops and classroom presentations; and planning and providing one-on-one training and coaching sessions.
• Develops college relations programs to facilitate effective candidate selections for organizations; work may involve planning and developing programs and processes; coordinating and organizing events, to include job fairs, on-campus recruitment, employer panels, and interviewing sessions; and frequently coordinating with students and employers.
• Coordinates with faculty, staff, administrators, employers, community members, and other internal/external personnel, departments, and/or agencies to establish partnerships, communicate information, and facilitate other departmental operations.
• Coordinates operations and activities of the career services office, to include ensuring adequate staffing levels; managing the office budget; developing promotional materials; and updating documents related to policies and procedures.
• Coordinates activities and operations related to on-campus and community service employment; work may involve connecting students with campus supervisors; evaluating work eligibility; conducting orientations; and submitting documentation to appropriate personnel, departments, agencies.
• Prepares and maintains reports, records, and other documentation to ensure timely and accurate documentation, and compliance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures; work may involve utilizing online systems and databases to maintain and update documentation; researching, compiling, and analyzing data; and making recommendations based on findings.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

• This job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.


• Counseling principles, methods, and practices;
• Career counseling and guidance principles and practices;
• Public relations principles and practices;
• Human behavior and performance;
• Leadership models;
• Budget development principles.


• Monitoring and evaluating part-time or student workers;
• Delegating and prioritizing work;
• Interpreting and applying applicable laws, rules, and regulations;
• Analyzing problems, identifying alternative solutions, projecting consequences of proposed actions, and making recommendations in support of goals;
• Monitoring a budget;
• Providing counseling services;
• Developing and implementing public relations campaigns;
• Developing programs related to career services;
• Utilizing communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, and others sufficient to exchange or convey information.

Positions Supervised
  • No staffing table positions.
Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

Incumbents may be expected to travel.

Licensing Requirements


Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education you have as conferred through an official transcript?
    • Have not completed High School/GED
    • High School/GED
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Master's degree
    • Doctorate degree
  2. * How much experience in education, counseling, human resources, or related do you have, as supported by the employment history listed on your online application?
    • None
    • Less than one year
    • Between 1 and 3 years
    • Between 3 and 5 years
    • Between 5 and 7 years
    • Between 7 and 10 years
    • Ten or more years
  3. How did you learn about this position?
    • Academic Keys
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Craigslist
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Dos Mundos
    • Employee referral
    • Facebook
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Kansas City Call
    • Kansas City Globe
    • Kansas City Hispanic News
    • LinkedIn
    • MCC Website
    • Monster
    • Other Source
    • Twitter
Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Transcript 01
Optional Documents
  1. Transcript 02
  2. Transcript 03
  3. Transcript 04
  4. Transcript 05
  5. Other Document 01
  6. Other Document 02
  7. Letter of Recommendation 01
  8. Letter of Recommendation 02
  9. Letter of Recommendation 03
  10. Other Document 03
  11. Other Document 04

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