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Job Location and Development Coordinator Duties and Responsibilities

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Purpose of Classification:

Locates and develops off-campus part-time, full time, temporary, internships, co-op, volunteer, and seasonal opportunities for enrolled university students and/or program participants. This classification may be funded under federal Title IV program. Oversees recruiting, interviewing, counseling and file maintenance for student/clients. Some travel may be required to visit potential employers and solicit participation.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

This is a specialized classification and not part of a series.

Examples of Duties:

  • Develops and schedules program work plan in accordance with specifications of Title IV guidelines and/or funding limitations; oversees daily operations and coordinates activities of program; determines priorities.
  • Develops and recommends new or revised program goals and objectives.
  • Prepares and monitors program budget.
  • Prepares or assists in preparation of proposal for funding.
  • Coordinates with Placement Director, Financial Aid Director, academic department heads, and funding representatives; shares job information and openings.
  • Develops, designs and updates flyers, brochures, advertisements and public service announcements to introduce the program to local and national employers to encourage the listing of jobs.
  • Develops off-campus employment opportunities for enrolled students/program participants with organizations and businesses locally and nationwide by recruiting potential employers through personal contact and mailings.
  • Develops and facilitates workshops, meetings or programs for community organizations to inform potential employers of the program and to solicit participation.
  • Visits prospective and current employers to promote participation and review activities of participants.
  • Plans, organizes and conducts events such as seasonal job fairs to promote program and recruit students/program participants and employers.
  • Answers questions from students regarding the program and eligibility; provides technical advice, problem solving assistance, and policy interpretation; refers to appropriate person/agency when unable to respond.
  • Evaluates program effectiveness by maintaining required documentation and preparing monthly and annual reports, financial statements and records on program activities.
  • Reviews and approves initial intake of job listing in order to isolate and identify potential legal problems or listings that conflict with established university policies.
  • Schedules and arranges for on-campus interviews for employers and students/program participants.
  • Creates and posts job listings for students/program participants looking for summer employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of marketing and/or advertising techniques and practices.
  • Knowledge of job placement and recruitment techniques.
  • Skill in organizing workload.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Business or related field AND two years of professional experience in job development; OR, Six years experience in marketing, public relations or job development; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.


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