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Career Services Specialist I/II/III

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 5, 2022

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Student Affairs, Career Services, Disabled Student Services, Student Activities & Services
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Position Details

Position Information

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Liberal Arts Administration

Division Name

College of Liberal Arts

Position Title

Career Services Specialist I/II/III

Job Class Code


Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The College of Liberal Arts seeks candidates for a Career Services Specialist position to coordinate programs and activities related to placement services and career development services for students and alumni.

The College of Liberal Arts houses 43 majors in a range of fields including the fine and performing arts, communication, social sciences, health services, and aviation. There are more than 40 CLA student organizations that foster leadership development, enhance the classroom experience, and build community. The college currently serves more than 4,000 undergraduate students across all CLA majors.

CLA Career Services is committed to providing equitable access for all students through personalized career coaching and career development resources. Our office is dedicated to connecting students to experiential learning, internships, employment, and graduate school opportunities, while cultivating community with university partners and employers in order to elevate student career success.

About Auburn: At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more!

Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting .

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

Essential Functions

1. Provides individual and group career coaching to include (but not limited to) career development, career choice, workplace transition, career development issues, and graduate/professional school placement.
2. May counsel and advise students, alumni and others regarding their interests, abilities, and qualifications related to career planning.
3. Develops, coordinates, and presents programs, seminars, workshops, class presentations, and events related to professional development skills such as career development, job and internship searches, networking and personal branding, resume writing, interview skills and job offer negotiations.
4. Assists in the coordination of career related events in the College of Liberal Arts.
5. Develops and maintains effective contact with business, industrial, and governmental employers.
6. Collaborates with faculty and staff in the College of Liberal Arts to provide career related information.
7. Coordinates with the Assistant Director of Career Services and the Office of Career Discovery and Success to implement best practices in career coaching and career development services.
8. May train students as peer career advisors.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

Field of Study

Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.

Years of Experience

Based on Level. See Area of Experience.

Area of Experience

Level I – Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position with no experience.

Level II – Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 2 years experience. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Level III – Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years experience. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Advanced degrees accepted in lieu of years of experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively connect with a variety of constituents.

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Desired Qualifications

Master’s Degree, Knowledge of career development strategies, and experience with Handshake and LinkedIn.

Posting Detail Information

Salary Range

$31,300 - $65,500

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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please select how you first became aware of this opportunity. Your response helps us determine how we can more effectively reach our candidates.
    • LinkedIn
    • AcademicKeys
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • DiversityJobs
    • HigherEdJobs
    • HERC (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Indeed
    • RecruitMilitary
    • The Tuskegee News
    • Professional organization or journal
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • State Employment Service
    • Social Media
    • AU Job Bulletin
    • Notified by an Auburn employee
    • College or university Career Services
    • I went to the AU Employment Website directly (
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No

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