The Coordinator I will coordinate the Job Location and Development program, a federally funded program that assists current students seeking off-campus employment, including part-time, temporary, seasonal, and full-time (non-degree required). This position will build and promote the Federal and Texas off-campus work-study programs to employers and students to increase participation.
1.Develops and maintains relationships with employers who are interested in offering paid part-time/full-time off-campus positions for currently enrolled students, including internships, and Federal/Texas work-study positions. Includes site visits. 2.Determines if the appropriate contracts and paperwork has been received from employers, and adjusts procedures as needed. 3.Collects hiring information from employers and students for the Job Locations and Development program. 4.Assists with posting/approving positions, including internships, in the HIREAMAV powered by Handshake database, and contacts employers when additional information or documentation is needed. 5.Collaborate with the Office of Financial Aid by assisting with the preparation of the year-end FISAP report concerning the Job Location and Development Grant and Federal/Texas work-study positions, includes collecting data and maintaining records. Also assisting with the collection of employer work-study billing documents. 6.Organizes and maintains filing systems, maintains confidential records, and accesses student information. 7.Provide support in the development of marketing strategies to reach out to employers, students, and academic departments regarding the Federal and Texas work-study programs/job opportunities. 8.Attend conferences and workshops regarding job development and Federal work-study in student employment (SASEA). 9.Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree. Two years of experience in a related area. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail a must. Strong oral and written communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Proficiency in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.
Two years of customer service experience. PeopleSoft experience. Handshake Experience. Experience working in a full-time professional position in a university or college. Knowledge of Federal work-study program, Texas work-study program, and/or Job Location and Development grant.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1)Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 4999
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