Title Career Services Coordinator
Organization UT Austin, College of Fine Arts
Closing Date Friday, December 15, 2017
Location Austin, TX
Information

Placement Specialist – Career Services Coordinator
Hiring department Fine Arts
Monthly salary $2,925+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-11-02-01-3137
Job Status Open
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date 11/13/2017
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes
None provided
Required Application Materials
A Resume is required in order to apply
A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.
Additional Information
Purpose
Assist in managing the day-to-day operations of the University of Texas at Austin’s College of Fine Arts Career Services office with special attention to campus and community outreach.
Essential Functions
Work independently with minimal supervision to assist in daily operations of Fine Arts Career Services. Develop and maintain back-of-house administrative procedures pertaining to integrated advising bars, job boards, listservs, databases, social media and digital and print resources. Advise fine arts students, including undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni of COFA, on career-related queries, including: defining career goals; developing career plans; internship assistance; resume and cover letter critiques; conducting mock interviews and connecting student’s with on and off campus resources. Assist in designing, coordinating and implementing in-house professional development opportunities for students in the form of workshops, services, events and programs; enrich all offerings by crafting relevant promotional and educational content. Assist Director of Professional Programs in managing Fine Arts Career Services scholarships to support COFA students in internships, professional development travel opportunities and startup endeavors; oversee application process. Oversee application process and track internship placement Coordinate marketing efforts for Fine Arts Career Services including weekly e-newsletter, social media accounts and promotional material design. Foster relationships with university stakeholders on behalf of Fine Arts Career Services, including local and national arts organizations, businesses, nonprofits and on-campus partners. Maximize external resources available to students by tracking, facilitating and innovating off-campus initiatives, internship opportunities, industry connections and prospective employment. Assist with the hiring, training and oversight of FACS student intern and other support staff positions as needed. Other related functions as assigned.
Marginal/Incidental functions
Other related functions as assigned.
Licenses: Class “C” Operator’s Driver’s License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver’s License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Required qualifications
Bachelor’s degree. Familiarity with visual and performing arts. Excellent interpersonal skills as well as demonstrated ability to interact with students, faculty, and the public. Prior experience working with students. Experience with Microsoft applications, online resources, and creating and maintaining spreadsheets in Excel. Experience in creating and maintaining documents for publication. Proficient in InDesign and Photoshop or other desktop publishing software. Ability to work collaboratively in a team. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree or higher in the visual or performing arts. Professional experience in the arts. 1-2 years of experience advising students on career issues. Experience critiquing resumes and cover letters. Proven ability to handle concurrent projects, coordinate events, deal effectively with interruptions, and use judgment. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete simultaneous projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Professional demeanor and appearance.

Working conditions
May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity

Website https://utdirect.utexas.edu/apps/hr/jobs/nlogon/171102013137