CAREER EDUCATION COORDINATOR

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7066021
Posted: May 5, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
SuccessWorks at the College of Letters & Science (L&S) is transforming the ways in which L&S prepares its undergraduates for life-long success. With a 90% job and graduate school placement rate, L&S students are highly competitive. SuccessWorks supports L&S students as they explore their interests and aspirations, engage in career exploration and development, and prepare to leave UW for a rewarding career and satisfying life.

The Career Education Coordinator supports our career and internship courses, manages career advising events, and provides additional support to the office on career resources for international students. The Career Education Coordinator works with faculty directors, the SuccessWorks team, staff across campus, alumni, and students. The Course Coordinator reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Operations.

SuccessWorks values diversity, multicultural competence, and inclusion. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals who share and reflect our values.

POSITION DUTIES:
List of Duties

INSTITUTIONAL STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
A Bachelor's degree is required; Master's degree is preferred.

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
A minimum of one year of professional experience (may include graduate level internship/practicum experience) in career services, student services, or higher education administration.

Candidates must possess the following skills and attributes:
-A commitment to supporting students through the career development process.
-A record of managing and delivering successful events.
-Experience motivating and coordinating volunteers.
-Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with co-workers, students, and departmental faculty and staff to achieve defined goals.
-Demonstrated ability to organize a diverse workload, to prioritize projects, and to establish strategies and action plans to achieve targeted objectives by deadlines.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse group of individuals in a diplomatic and professional manner, including both strong written and verbal communication skills.

Well-qualified candidates will have the following preferred knowledge or experience:
-Understand and can communicate the value of a liberal arts education.
-Experience managing course enrollment.
-Understanding of undergraduate career development.
-Knowledge and/or experience with academic technology.



 

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