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Career Services Specialist

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 4, 2023

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Office of ProfandCareer Development

Division Name

College of Business

Position Title

Career Services Specialist

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Part-time FTE

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Job Summary

The Office of Professional & Career Development in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University seeks a Career Services Specialist.

The selected candidate will be the primary point of contact and planner for all events related to employer visits to campus including large career events, employer engagement events throughout the year, interviews on campus, and special events related to internship and job recruiting for the Harbert College of Business students.

Due to the large volume and complexity of employer events in the Harbert College of Business, this role will fill a crucial need that allows the department to better serve the students and employers. As a part of the College’s mission, “to produce highly desired graduates,” this role is critical to our delivery of successful employer engagement events.

Additionally, as a key component of the employer relations team for the College, this role will be a major contributor to the overall strategic plan for the Office of Professional & Career Development and the employer development vision.

About Auburn: Auburn was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years! Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home!

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

The Career Services Specialist will plan and manage all aspects of career and employer events (ranging from 2000+ attendee career fairs to on-campus interviews or small groups of students) to support employer recruiting for jobs and internships. This requires managing and coordinating resources both within and outside the OPCD, and collaborating with numerous stakeholders. Management of complex logistical details, budgets and resources is critical.

This position collects and analyzes data regarding student and employer satisfaction, outcomes and other important measures of operational goals for OPCD . Tools used to successfully manage this process include Salesforce, Qualtrics, Excel, and potentially other technology resources.

This position collaborates with industry contacts and employer representatives (primarily on, but occasionally off campus) to discuss their needs and provide guidance to them regarding engaging with students, faculty, and staff at Auburn to meet their hiring goals.

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$37,900 - $72,200

Job Category

Student Affairs

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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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