Career Specialist Job Description

Career Specialist Job Description

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Career specialist provides leadership for the career development function and implement best-in-class career development processes, tools, and social media engagement to support it.

Career Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Work directly with the project manager to define career paths and create a career framework
Develop new role profiles and assist in job analysis workshops
Manage the interview process from end to end
Identify job descriptions and re-engineer role profiles where relevant
Role and career profile improvement experience
Ability to work independently and provide regular updates to the Project Manager on workflow
Provide individual and group career coaching to students and alumni through appointments, workshops, and presentations
Create, plan, and facilitate professional development resources to include resume / cover letter building, mock interviews, professionalism, and online presence through class presentations, workshops, one-on-one appointments, and group meetings
Facilitates and maintains positive working relationships with university community including faculty, staff, students, and alumni
Assists Employer Relations Coordinator with employers seeking to hire A&M-Commerce interns, graduates, and alumni as needed

Career Specialist Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Career Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, ASCP, MT, MLT, LATG, LAT, ALAT, NAFTA, ISO, BLS

Education for Career Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the career specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Counseling, Business, Psychology, Human Resources, Communications, Career Services, Human Services, Special Education, Social Science

Skills for Career Specialist

Desired skills for career specialist include:

Able to research information using the Internet
Desired qualities in candidates
Positions for which companies hire
Various social media platforms and able to generate posts/replies on internal social media platform
2-year institutions
ACUHO
Assigned sector trends
Career counseling skills
Careers and educational opportunities for student growth and development in grades K-8
Content and best practices in the area of career and college readiness

Desired experience for career specialist includes:

Contributes to assessment efforts by collecting data and preparing monthly reports for the Assistant Director
Participate and assist with marketing efforts relating to information booths and promotional events
Attends administrative staff meetings, conferences and professional workshops, regarding career planning and job search, as funds are available
Participate in career and university events to include career and internship fairs, networking events, orientations, mane event preview days, orientations, and graduations
Compiles payroll data such as hours worked, taxes, insurance, and other deductions to be withheld, and employee identification number, from time sheets and other records
Keeps records of sick leave pay, vacation, attendance and nontaxable wages

Career Specialist Examples

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Career Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a career specialist. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for career specialist
  • Records new or changed pay rates in computer files
  • Computes pay according to company policy
  • Compiles and prepares payroll data such as pension, insurance, and credit union payments
  • Prepares wage garnishments according to company policy and government regulations
  • Prepare and distribute customer invoices daily
  • Maintain accounts payables to include management of freight and pallet logs, processing of invoices, and customer/vendor inquiry follow-up and resolution
  • Rotates job functions to stay current
  • Assists with other office duties to include answering phones, filing, and other miscellaneous administrative tasks
  • The Career Services Specialist will act as an impartial advisor to all BCG staff, both those in career transition and those who are not
  • They will coach individuals and offer outplacement support, where needed
Qualifications for career specialist
  • They will establish relationships with external coaches and executive search firms across the region
  • They will spearhead the Strategic Placement initiative across the Middle East
  • Coordinates services delivery and event management to students, alumni, faculty, staff and employers in using career development services and events
  • Creates new services and programs based on analysis of career and employment data, web-based career resources, and databases
  • Develops programming primarily utilizing web-based communication software in text, audio and video
  • Conducts individual and group career and coaching consultations with students
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Career Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a career specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for career specialist
  • Utilizes database marketing software
  • Facilitates online and in-person material for undergraduate career development seminars, workshops, panels, courses and networking events
  • Identifies and implements new technologies into useable tools to disseminate career information
  • Provides career related counseling and job search assistance, in both group and individual settings, to students and alumni including resume/cover letter critique, mock interviews, job search strategies, career assessments and interpretations, job search related workshops, and class presentations
  • Maintains and updates the Career Services website and the Symplicty online career database
  • Coordinates career and job search related events such as career & internship fairs, networking events, job shadowing, employer panels, and workshops
  • Assists with identifying, contacting, and establishing excellent collaborative partnerships with corporate recruiters/hiring managers
  • Oversees and support the employer recruiting process through the Symplicity online career database
  • Administers and interprets through professional certification, appropriate career assessment instruments which assist students in self-evaluation, goal-setting, and career options/fit
  • Works with academic advisors to assist undeclared students and students seeking to change their major
Qualifications for career specialist
  • Collects and analyzes data from LinkedIn, graduation surveys, graduate surveys, and student and employer self-report of hires to determine placement trends and career development needs
  • Develops and/or presents educational programs on the job-search process in general and on specific topics when appropriate
  • Assists with developing programs and services to meet the needs of the University’s growing population of students enrolled in online programs
  • Facilitates a collaborative working relationship with Alumni Relations to strengthen services offered to alumni and utilize the talents and resources of alumni to assist current students in career development
  • Present career educational sessions, workshops and webinars on the platform with synchronous and asynchronous components to various stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Develop and deliver career resources, services and educational materials to support students in their employment search and development
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Career Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a career specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for career specialist
  • Perform other duties in support of the Career Services and PES Matrix programs as assigned
  • Applying analytical methods and algorithms where possible, to drive enhancements build data products that streamline the process from data collection to insight generation
  • Supporting the process to generate business insight using data analytics and information visualization
  • Fostering new data-driven approaches to generate business insight in order to address unanswered business problems in a proactive way
  • Supporting enhancements of analytics products and services to improve business value and service quality according to business needs and industry best practices
  • Support the exploration and development of future internal products which will be leveraged for analytics
  • Maintain sustainable relationship with key business and IT stakeholders to become a trusted partner for the field of data analytics
  • Validate, interpret and present data findings to both an expert and non-expert audience
  • Ensure Pilot & Ramp-up QA deliverables in the development & material change projects
  • Ensure qualified input to the quality part in the product development phase
Qualifications for career specialist
  • Strong time management and organizational skills to allow for success in meeting deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Enthusiasm for and ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change towards business success
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in a professional, courteous, personable, tactful and concise manner
  • Ideal candidate has a passion for building and maintaining relationships with team, students, and partner stakeholders
  • Willingness to learn Salesforce CRM platform
  • Minimum of 3-5 years IT experience (preferably in a manufacturing environment)
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Career Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a career specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for career specialist
  • Facilitate RCA events in order to continuously improve quality of our processes and products
  • Participate in process validations
  • Handling (creation, disposition, approval and closure) of non-conformity including handling of lot status in E1
  • Assist students in identifying areas requiring further training or knowledge and work with them in creating personal and professional development programs, including co-op and internship opportunities
  • Develop long term working relationships with businesses and industries
  • Respond to job opening requests by sending appropriate resumes to employers
  • Transports finished goods by clamp truck throughout warehouse
  • Ensures quality of product by visual inspection
  • Establishes shipping efficiencies
  • Unloads and loads finished goods using clamp truck and places on trailers
Qualifications for career specialist
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL development
  • Excellent knowledge of C/AL, XML
  • Knowledge of Navision software
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and general business understanding
  • Able to gain credibility with all levels of employees
  • Appropriately risk-taking, continuous learner
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Career Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a career specialist. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for career specialist
  • Utilizes Warehouse Management Computer System and verifies product location and inventory assistance
  • Utilizes Warehouse Management Computer System functions to load, unload, and surge materials
  • Unloads direct material and stages them when the storeroom is unavailable
  • Writing creative, succinct and engaging marketing copy for internal and external audiences for variety of projects including advertising, marketing flyers, recruiting materials, eCards, video scripts, marketing presentations, acquisition materials, internal e-newsletters, advertorials, blog posts and bylined executive articles
  • Writing in a variety of styles and for varying audiences, ensuring style is appropriate for medium (web, blog, print)
  • Collaborating with other marketing professionals across the country to execute successful projects – brainstorming projects, discussing creative direction, offering feedback
  • Reviewing and editing copy for grammar, style and accuracy including Communications Specialist’s own copy, copy written by others, and existing materials that are routing for updates or revisions
  • Maintain strong understanding of company tools, technology, resources and statistics in order to ensure accuracy and clearly convey the benefits and features to agents, managers and potential recruits
  • Ensure all copy adheres to AP Stylebook and internal style guide, and help maintain style guide
  • Counsel and manage corporate transferees initiated through relocation rental and/or international settling in service programs
Qualifications for career specialist
  • Cost saving
  • Technical/process training
  • Participate and support the execution of OE initiatives as required including facilitation, training delivery and consulting in APAC while also contributing globally as appropriate
  • Involve in earthquake model development activities, which will include but not limited to
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Science
  • Experience within quality - preferably within development projects, being a part of setting up robust quality processes in pilot production, ensuring smooth transfer to volume production

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