Coordinator, Center for Career Advancement
Other, University Advancement / Alumni
Relations, Clerical / Support
Do you enjoy interacting with others to provide outstanding service
and outcomes? Would your people and organizational skills help
support and inform our students about career services? Are you
committed to ongoing learning and the mission of higher education?
University Advancement is seeking a Coordinator for the Center for
Career Advancement (CCA) to welcome and interact with guests and
provide support for a variety of projects and events. You will use
your organizational skills to manage multiple projects and tasks to
provide effective and timely support services and work in an
environment where ideas for improvement are welcome and
In this role, you will
Be the face of the Career Center as a first point of contact,
creating a welcoming environment for career center guests from
office opening to closing.
Carry out responsibilities with the highest level of
confidentiality and attention to detail while working closely with
the CCA team and other campus partners.
Serve as a first point of contact for students and other
inquiries from walk-ins, phone, or emails. Make decisions regarding
referrals for services and information.
Train and oversee the CCA interns to provide quality service in
the Resource room and provide other office support functions.
Maintain data for confidential student and alumni records
utilizing CCA and UA databases. Help with updating information with
other systems such as alumni job postings.
Handle scheduling for CCA appointments, mock interviews, and
scheduling use of interview rooms.
Assist with student and alumni career events, virtually and
on/off campus as needed.
Schedule and advertise Graduate and Professional School
information sessions and tables.
Assist with logistical details of employer visits, student
career programs and events, and manage catering needs.
Work closely with team members for employer cultivation
activities that enhance the recruitment of Bucknellians.
We are looking for someone that
Has a High school diploma or equivalent plus two (2) years of
professional experience in an office setting OR a bachelor's
Demonstrates ability to handle effectively a broad range of
interpersonal contacts, including those at a higher level and those
that are sensitive in nature
Demonstrates exceptional organizational and time management
skills, independently setting own priorities to coordinate multiple
assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines
Demonstrates proficiency with technology such as Microsoft Word
and Excel, presentation software, and Google Suite and commitment
to learning CCA-specific technology and tools.
Demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills in grammar, document
formatting, proofreading, and research
Experience providing office or program support in a college
Experience with advanced features of Excel and database reports
(pull, sort, and analyze comparative data)
Experience in coordination of large and small-scale events
This position (and all positions in our division) requires the
occasional evening and weekend work to support university events
including Homecoming/Family Weekend, Reunion Weekend, and large
Career events. We do ask staff to mark their calendars in advance
for these events. Also, may occasionally coordinate on-campus or
off-campus events/activities outside of standard business
Who we are
University Advancement (UA) is here to advance the mission of
Bucknell University by engaging the Bucknell community. It is only
through the support of alumni, parents and friends - by opening
doors to career opportunities, engaging others to join the
conversation and community, and entrusting us with their
philanthropic commitments -- that we can further elevate Bucknell
as a leader in undergraduate education.
Our team is dedicated to this mission and unified by five
Lead with Integrity
Embrace a Collaborative and Inclusive Spirit
Be Open and Receptive
Nurture Creativity and Innovation
Foster a Culture of Empowerment and Knowledge
These values also illustrate how we bring, as a division, the
University's strategic plan to life and exercise our commitment to
diversity, equity and inclusion on a daily basis.
As part of UA, the vision of the Center for Career Advancement is
to cultivate a Bucknell community that empowers and inspires all
students and graduates to pursue and achieve meaningful careers
throughout their lifetime. In this role, the Coordinator is part of
the front-facing team, managing the resource room of the career
center from opening to closing while providing a consistent and
welcoming experience. This includes serving as the point of contact
for walk-in, phone, and email traffic. The Coordinator collaborates
with fellow CCA team members and is responsible for supporting the
ongoing initiatives within CCA. The position reports to the
Operations Specialist and Lead Coordinator.
This is a full-time, year round, benefits eligible position. This
role is not budgeted for visa sponsorship at this time, all
candidates must be authorized to work in the US at the time of
submission of the application.
This is a staff non-exempt position with a hiring range of $16 -
19.99 (NE07). The offer rate will be based on a review of the
candidate's credentials compared to the qualifications of the
position, internal equity, and our overall compensation
Eligible full and part-time employees are compensated beyond base
salary through our total rewards package that includes (but is not
- flexible scheduling options determined by role;
- medical, prescription drug, vision, dental, life, and long-term
disability insurance options
- an outstanding 10% employer contribution to your retirement
plan (no contribution requirement for non-exempt positions)
- generous paid time off, including vacation and sick time, a
community service day, and 19 paid holidays (including two full
weeks off for Winter Break!)
- full-time and part-time members of the faculty and staff are
eligible for tuition remission for themselves. Additionally,
full-time members of the faculty and staff are eligible for tuition
remission for their spouse/spousal equivalent and are eligible for
various tuition programs for their children. Credit for full-time
benefits eligible employment at other institutions of higher
education will be applied to waiting periods.
- a comprehensive employee wellness program including program
- a myriad of other benefits, including parental leave, an
employee assistance program, fitness center membership, and the
power of your Bucknell ID card
To learn more about Bucknell's benefits, click
! (*Eligibility criteria and waiting periods may
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity,
equity and inclusion, and seeks candidates who will contribute to a
climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse
campus community. We endeavor to enhance our capacity to value and
capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings. We
encourage all individuals to apply and do not discriminate in
admissions, employment, educational programs and/or activities on
the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion,
disability, pregnancy, sex/gender, gender identity and/or
expression, sexual orientation, marital or family status, military
or veteran status, or genetic information.
To apply, visit https://careers.bucknell.edu/en-us/job/497382/coordinator-center-for-career-advancement