This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Administrative Program Assistant position for the office of the Career Development Center at Oregon State University. The office of the Career Development Center (CDC) supports the University, its students and alumni by providing guidance, education and opportunities to identify and reach professional goals. The CDC works with employers and external partners to provide OSU students and alumni access to exceptional career opportunities. The External Relations Coordinator (ERC) contributes to the overall operation of the CDC through developing, planning, organizing, coordinating, and evaluating the effectiveness of external relations programs including on campus visits, mentoring, job shadows and other engagement opportunities that have learning outcomes geared towards student success. The ERC proactively engages with diverse internal and external program or project stakeholders to build program support. This position interacts regularly with employers and external constituents, providing excellent customer service and education regarding access and use of all resources including but not limited to CDC specialized software, office programming and events. The position must work strategically as part of a team and with diverse colleagues, students, and stakeholders. This position serves as a direct contact and provides administration for the employers, alumni, parents, mentors and other external parties participating in CDC campus programs and events. The position consults with employers and corporate representatives on recruiting options, participation in events and strategies to maximize recruiting success for all External Relations opportunities. The position supports The Career Development Center leadership by participating in strategic planning for increased success in Employer Relations and services provided to students, employers, alumni, faculty, staff and other external constituents. The Associate Director of the CDC supervises the ERC.
Three years of office experience which included two years at full performance level and experience generating documents; and Lead work responsibility or coordination of office procedures.
-Excellent customer service skills. -Working knowledge of desktop software including Microsoft Office Suite. -Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. -Experience in lead work and coordination of projects or initiatives. -Ability to develop and maintain positive professional relationships.
-This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Criminal History Check Requirement.
-This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions as per OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the Motor Vehicle Check Requirement.
Work will largely take place in an office environment setting but some work may require driving to meet with external partner programs and employers.
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OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.