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Coordinator, Career Services

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Position Information

Job Title
Coordinator, Career Services

FLSA Status
Salaried Non Exempt

Posted Salary Range
Commensurate with experience.

Employment Status
Full Time

Career Services

Job Summary

The Coordinator, Career Services primary focus is to assure services are scheduled and implemented across all areas including:
  • Core career services
  • Pre-professional programs
  • Internships and apprenticeships

This position functions as the point of contact for students and is responsible for making sure all stakeholders are guided to the appropriate staff.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills
  • High quality organizational skills
  • The ability to work well under deadlines and to multitask
  • The ability to build relationships and coalitions within the community
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
Essential Job Functions
  • Assess the service needs of student and connect them with the appropriate resource
  • Assists the students register and navigate in Handshake with vetted resume uploaded
  • Coordinates and monitors the Workstudy/Student Interns hiring and work processes
  • Create and maintain a directory of career service providers and resources
  • Create and maintain a database of students, students needs, employers, and resources
  • Assess students issues and provide recommendations/referrals to appropriate resource
  • Ensure each client is given the necessary services and follow up to fill ongoing service needs
  • Maintain good relationships with career service providers, faculty and students
  • Assists with coordinating all career and professional development programming
  • Maintains, processes and coordinates procurement receipts and purchase orders
  • Answer telephones and respond to email inquiries in the office

Other Duties
May supervise the day-to-day functions of student interns
Other related duties as assigned by the supervisor


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Social Services or related field.

1-3 years of experience in customer service, administrative or office experience preferred.

Licensing and Certifications


Physical Requirements

Work in noisy (above 85 decibels) areas

Sedentary Work - Exerting 10 pounds

Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds

Medium Work - Exerting 20-50 pounds

Heavy Work - Exerting 50-100 pounds

Very Heavy Work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds


Extended Work Hours

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

Number of Vacancies


Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

Close Date

Open Until Filled

EEO Statement

Alcorn State University

Equal Employment Opportunity and Notice of Non-Discrimination
Alcorn State University is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Alcorn State University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.

Advertising Summary
Excellent Benefits Package

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Letter of Recommendation (Professional)
  5. Letter of Recommendation (Personal)
  6. Letter of Recommendation (Professional or Personal)
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