Career Specialist for Partnerships & Programs
Arizona State University
Career Specialist for Partnerships & Programs
Campus: Downtown Phoenix
Program Coordinator Sr
Coordinates activities and functions of a designated program independently to ensure that goals and objectives specified for the program are accomplished in accordance with priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. Controls budget and subordinate staff. This classification is for positions with incumbents that have responsibility for a particular program. A program provides a specific service or carries out specific activities as a separate entity or as a component program within a department such as student service programs or sponsored programs, but is not a department itself.
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Scope of Search
Grant Funded Position
This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
$60,000 per year; DOE
- Monitors or supervises the activities of subordinates.
- Develops and independently implements new or revised program goals and objectives.
- Performs needs assessment and analyzes and studies participant, member and community needs for basis of program development.
- Develops and schedules a program work plan in accordance with specifications, objectives and funding limitations; oversees daily operations and coordinates program activities through assigned staff; prioritizes and delegates work activities.
- Prepares budget proposals and recommendations and establishes budget control system for controlling expenditures; controls expenditures in accordance with budget allocations; recommends equipment and resources for program.
- Prepares proposal for funding and/or funding continuation from outside sponsors.
- Confers with and advises staff, students and others to provide technical advice, problem solving assistance, answers to questions and program goals and policy interpretations; refers to appropriate department or person when unable to respond.
- Prepares periodic reports, financial statements and records on program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
- Evaluates program effectiveness to develop and implement improved methods; devises evaluation methodology and implements; analyzes results and takes proper action based on outcome.
- Reviews applications or other program documents to determine acceptance or make decisions pertaining to program.
- Recruits program participants, members and volunteers utilizing the most appropriate promotional or marketing methods such as individual letters, brochures or presentations at meetings.
- Develops, compiles, and writes communications and promotional literature for distribution such as newsletters, brochures or flyers; coordinates process from development through printing and distribution.
- Develops and facilitates workshops, meetings or conferences with high impact on program and/or participants; coordinates logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
- Interacts and maintains liaison with students, faculty, staff and outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND four years administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Master's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Eight years of progressively responsible administrative/coordinate program experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- Knowledge of issues pertaining to area of assignment.
- Knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles.
- Knowledge of organizational practices.
- Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
- Experience in budget preparation and forecasting.
- Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Skill in coordinating and prioritizing work and activities of self and others.
- Lifting and carrying materials, as well as, pulling and pushing carts of up to 30 lbs.
- Additional movement requirements include climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and reaching.
- Sitting and standing for prolonged periods.
The Career Coordinator is part of a one Career Services team model that provides a variety of career services to students and new graduates through every step of the career & professional development process. Career Services serves ASU students and new graduates through engagement opportunities tailored to their unique backgrounds, identity, talents, experiences, academic preparation and professional goals.
Our focus is to ensure Career Readiness as defined by the National Association of Colleges & Employers: Career Readiness is the attainment and demonstration of requisite competencies that broadly prepare college graduates for a successful transition into the workplace. We help them succeed at every step of their career development process from learning about majors and career options, to finding an internship or first job out of college. We offer professional career advice and are a valuable resource for job outlook, salary and employment trend information. Our office works through a career development model focused on career interests. This Career Interest Community model allows students to break out of the confines of viewing career opportunities based solely on college majors and opens the door to a larger variety of post-graduation options. This model influences our career & professional development curriculum, as well as, our engagement with employers.
Career Services provides commensurate programs, services, and resources at all four Phoenix area locations, as well as ASU Online. Staff work collaboratively with Career Services leadership and staff at each location, and as part of the Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) Vice Presidential area. EOSS provides the ASU student community with support services, involvement opportunities and a rich Sun Devil experience to assist students in achieving their personal and academic goals. Members of the ASU community aspire to live the Sun Devil Way, creating and sustaining a community that exemplifies achievement, engagement and responsibility.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.