Utah State University

Career Specialist III

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 3 days ago(5/15/2024 11:55 AM)
Requisition ID
2024-7886
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Logan
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Benefited Full-Time
Job Classification
Exempt
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
100% Time
College
Jon M Huntsman School of Business
Department
Dean-Jon M Huntsman School of Bus
Advertised Salary
Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits
Telework Eligible
No

Overview

The Jon M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State University is accepting applications for a full-time Career Specialist. Applications are being taken immediately and the position is available May 2024. The Career Specialist is responsible for working directly with students and faculty to provide individual and group career development services for Huntsman School students. This position will report to the Associate Director of the FJ Management Center for Student Success. The individual will assist in the creation, implementation, execution, and evaluation of a comprehensive career development program, and must demonstrate world-class customer service. 

Responsibilities

The Career Specialist is responsible for a wide range of career development activities, including but not limited to, the following:

  • Counseling and advising individual students on career exploration, to include internship and job search.
  • Reviewing and advising students on job search materials including resumes, cover letters, CVs, and social media.
  • Creating and presenting informational and hands-on workshops and programs to student groups, classes, and events on career related topics.
  • Collaborating with faculty and staff to identify top students for career opportunities, and organizing and monitoring the alignment of opportunities with student interests.
  • Collaborating with the Huntsman School employer relations team to maintain up to date knowledge of employers and employer/industry trends.
  • Working closely with department clubs and centers, supporting students’ career development and networking opportunities
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of career, labor market, and job search trends.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of progressively responsible experience in career development required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Interest in and experience working with students in a higher education setting; experience working with Business-related majors preferred.
  • Outstanding communication skills (interpersonal, written, and verbal) and ability to create and facilitate career related presentations to college students.
  • Ability to function with a high degree of independence yet interact collaboratively with colleagues in centralized framework.
  • Understanding of university environment and academic mission required.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV"
  2. Name and contact information for 3 professional references to be entered into Candidate Profile
  3. Cover letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

Commensurate with experience, plus excellent benefits

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

College/Department Highlights

We believe that the best leaders dream big, prepare, take risks, create value, and give back. The Huntsman School provides unique learning experiences that develop these characteristics, preparing students to become leaders who leave the world better than they found it.

 

We started as the first business school in the West and have a proud legacy, but we’re not done yet. We strive each year to “Dare Mighty Things,” to honor the Huntsman name by putting our students first and developing programs that align with values such as ethical leadership and entrepreneurial spirit. We see successful outcomes of this approach in the lives of our students and alumni every day. We invite you to become a part of our aspirational journey.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.

 

Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 

 

The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 

 

About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 

 

*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023

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