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The Program Coordinator will serve as a full-time administrative staff member in the Undergraduate Programs officer and play an integral role in assisting the Pamplin Student Advancement and Career Services team, including the planning and execution of Business Horizons, student career related activities, and employer events. The position will also work with Pamplin Admissions to increase diversity within the Pamplin College of Business through outreach to Virginia community colleges (VCC); assist Pamplin's Director of Recruiting with maintaining relationships with pipeline organizations and targeted high schools; event and program management support; and other special duties as assigned.
Overall, the Program Coordinator will collaborate with the Associate Director of Career Services and Employer Relations and the Director of Recruitment to provide programming, delivery, and evaluation of comprehensive career services and recruitment programs and activities for the Pamplin College of Business.
Experience in a sales, staffing, recruiting, or related field. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Possess a successful track record in producing results and achieving goals on a deadline. Must be tech savvy, including proficiency in Microsoft office software applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Worked with diverse populations in diverse environment is essential. Excellent organizational skills, ability to multitask with attention to detail. Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team. Desire to work with undergraduate college students. Requires flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, and periodic travel.
Bachelor's or advanced degree in a related field. Previous work in the areas of business development, admissions, career services, corporate recruiting, and/or financial aid. Professionalism, organization, project management, data analysis, and initiative. Experience working with undergraduate business students in a career advising role. Experience working in college recruitment. Experience working in event planning/with event planning software.
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
Percent Employment: Full-time
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