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Becker Career Center

Department

Becker Career Center

Location

Becker Career Center

Supervisor's Name

Pete Fowler

Please indicate hours/shifts available

Mondays through Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

Rate of Pay

minimum wage

Expectations

All Career Assistants are expected to:

  • Greet and assist students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff at the front desk
  • Answer phones and assist callers by answering questions, disseminating information and transferring calls
  • Schedule appointments for Career Education staff using Outlook calendar and monitor the flow of traffic in the Career Library
  • Gain knowledge of and assist students and alumni using online and print resources in the Career Library
  • Participate in and promote Career and Experiential Education programs, resources, services and events
  • Use office tools including eRecruiting, Outlook calendar, printers, copiers, phones and fax machine
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Qualifications for Career Assistants

  • Telephone and interpersonal skills with a strong emphasis on customer service
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Data entry skills
  • Knowledge of Outlook
  • Reliability, flexibility, ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Detail oriented, with a willingness to learn and a sense of humor

Specific Position(s) within the Department:

Career Library Assistants

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee incoming Career Library resources and materials, including mail distribution
  • Manage supply of handouts and assist with preparation for programs and events
  • Assist with organization, maintenance and enhancement of the Career Library and Becker webpage resources
  • Develop statistical reports tracking student participation and evaluation of programs and services
  • Address student inquiries pertaining to print and electronic resources

Qualifications for the Position:

  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in routine
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Interest in career library management
  • Computer experience - specifically Word, Excel, database use and the internet

Front Desk Assistants

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Greet and assist students, alumni, employers, faculty and staff at the front desk
  • Answer phones and assist callers by answering questions, disseminating information and transferring calls
  • Schedule appointments for Career Education staff members using Outlook calendar
  • Collaborate with Senior Career Assistant and staff to manage flow of students in the Career Center

Qualifications for the Position:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an emphasis on customer service
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes in routine
  • Computer experience - specifically Outlook calendar and the internet

Campus Communications Assistants

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement and manage publicity and outreach plans to promote programs, events and resources including emails, flyers, bulletin boards and on-campus outreach tables
  • Serve as liaison to campus organizations, residences and other departments to advertise and promote events and programs to student groups
  • Assist in developing program and event schedule for each term by researching various topics, identifying appropriate timing for programs and entering information into Career Center calendars
  • Assist with program delivery including providing insight and feedback
  • Help students make use of career resource technology

Qualifications for the Position:

  • Creative, energetic and highly motivated
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Motivated to take initiative and work independently
  • Have an interest in working with other students from an educator's perspective
  • Ability to communicate information clearly and in a concise manner

Employer Relations Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Meet and greet employer representatives participating in Becker Career Center programs and events
  • Enter employer information and full-time internship position details into online systems
  • Conduct follow-up phone calls with employers and organizations
  • Perform web research and organize hard copies of employer literature to provide information to students
  • Assist with preparation for on-campus and off-campus recruiting events and programs

Qualifications for the Position:

  • Strong communication, organizational, analytical, data entry and typing skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Comfort with technology and have the ability to carry out projects with efficiency and accuracy
  • Ability to communicate personably with employer contacts to develop lasting relationships