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Career Development Coordinator

Albany State University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 27, 2023

About Us

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.


Our West Campus is located at 2400 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31707. Our East Campus is located at 504 College Drive, Albany, GA 31705. The Human Resources office for both campuses is located on the West Campus in Building K, Suite 111.

Job Summary

Serves the primary career adviser for students. The Career Development Coordinator supports the university student population in career awareness and development through assessment instruments hosted in the Office of Career Services, specifically, administers and interprets individual interest, abilities, attributes and values assessment instruments to campus population by demographic segmentation supporting student professional development resulting in appropriate major selection, retention and graduation (in person/online). Executes planned programming based on current student demographics to introduce and explain assessments instrument. Collaborates with Enrollment Management, Faculty, and other departments in New Student Orientation Programs to teach student how to access programs and services. Collaborates with academic advisement office in assisting students that are undecided/undeclared to identify appropriate academic major(s) and/or minor(s) for undergraduate program of study. Provides advisement to student population communication strengths through professional business correspondence. Routinely updates Director on programming results, trends, participation rates and emerging issues related to student development and awareness.

  • Plans and executes numerous campus-wide career development seminars, workshops and classroom sessions to assist students/alumni in the job search and career planning process.
  • Collaborates with the academic advisement office in assisting undeclared, undecided students identify the most appropriate academic major(s) and/or minor(s); administers and interprets individual interest, skills, abilities and values assessment instruments; provides student and alumni individual assistant in defining career options and developing employment skills.
  • Collaborates with New Student Orientation unit and First & Second Year Experience Program to coach new students how to access programs and services.
  • Conducts individual or group assessments for students to promote self-awareness and career exploration.
  • Interprets class B assessments (requiring certification) following assessment protocols (i.e. Strong, StrengthsQuest, MBTI, EQ-I, Focus2, etc.)
  • Presents planned programming through workshops, seminars, and online platforms that support career exploration alignment with majors/degrees/courses of student to support retention and student success in career exploration resulting in employability.
  • Participates in orientation programs for new student, transfers and special populations to introduce and integrate career awareness and development through academic affairs/enrollment.
Required Qualifications

Completed Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the areas of Psychology, Business Administration, or related field.

Experience enough to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/depart to direct and coordinate work within the division/department.

Proposed Salary

Salary range is from $35,000 to $45,000

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational planning and management skills.

Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.

Strong time management skills.


Ability to work with varied group of people and create nurturing relationships with students that enhance students' academic achievement and personal success.

Utilize leadership, advocacy, and collaboration, professional career development coordinators promote academic and personal success by implementing a comprehensive career development coordinator program that encompasses areas of academic, career, and personal/social development for all students.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Office of Human Recourses at (229) 500-2026, or by email at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at (877) 251.2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources at (229) 500-2026. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at 229-500-3442.

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