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Career Development Specialist | Georgia Gwinnett College

  • Monday, March 18, 2024 10:52 AM
    Message # 13331039
    Marielle Thomas (Administrator)

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    About Us
    Since our founding in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience to our students. At GGC, we believe that our students' success is our success, and we are committed to creating a culture that supports and uplifts them throughout their academic journey.

    As a member of our faculty or staff, you will become part of a dedicated and passionate community of educators and professionals. Together, we work towards a common goal of empowering our students to achieve their full potential, both academically and personally. We take pride in our diverse student body, which represents a multitude of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Whether you are involved in teaching or providing essential services, your contribution will make a significant impact on the lives of our students and the broader community.

    In addition to our commitment to student success, we also value the well-being and professional growth of our employees. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, designed to support the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. From competitive compensation to health and wellness programs, professional development opportunities to work-life balance initiatives, we strive to create an environment where everyone can thrive and feel valued.

    Located in the thriving community of Gwinnett County, GGC offers a rich cultural and social landscape that enhances the overall college experience. Our backdrop is a beautiful, modern 260-acre campus located just 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Our students and employees benefit from the close proximity to various local amenities, including shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreational opportunities. This vibrant community serves as an extension of our campus, providing a diverse and stimulating environment for personal and professional growth.

    Join GGC and become part of a dynamic team that plays a pivotal role in shaping the lives and celebrating the achievements of our students. Together, let's make a positive impact and empower the next generation of leaders.

    All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our university's work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (

    Job Summary
    Reporting to the Associate Director of Career Services, the career Development Specialist develops and implements career services for students and campus partners. Primary responsibilities are to ensure the various constituencies of the campus are engaged in professional and academic activities, to facilitate career readiness and career development.

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    Coaches students on resume and cover letter preparation and provides guidance regarding next steps in career development planning

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    Conducts one-on-one career coaching appointments with
    students providing consultation on career and major exploration, job search strategies, interview preparation and LinkedIn profile creation

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    Grades assignments in online career development course

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    Facilitates classroom presentations on various career development topics

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    Plans and coordinates events and campus outreach; works weekends and nights as needed

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    Serves as a liaison to each school and department communicating Career Services events, programs, and career development course

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    Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external constituencies

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    Coordinates and manages part-time job recruitment efforts including but not limited to assisting with online career management software, scheduling recruitment tables, leading part-time job fairs, and promoting job opportunities to the campus community

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    Represents Career Services on school-wide committees; contributes to the overall success of career development; performs other duties as assigned

    Required Qualifications
    4 Year / Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university

    2+ years' of relevant experience in customer service, workforce development, student engagement or higher education

    Preferred Qualifications
    Bilingual - fluent in English and Spanish

    Experience that has provided insight into career foundations

    Familiarity with Handshake and Banner is a plus

    Demonstrated record of successful collaborations with internal and external stakeholders

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


    Ability to independently prioritize and manage tasks and demands with excellent attention to detail

    Ability to plan and execute student focused events

    Ability to facilitate presentations


    Skills in organizational and time management

    Skills in interpersonal communications and relationship building

    Skills in verbal and written communications

    Skills in computer use to include Microsoft Office Suite

    Conditions of Employment

    Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC). Eligibility of employment is determined by GGC in its sole discretion, and includes but is not limited to confirmation of credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials; and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

    Offers are subject to the applicable federal laws, state laws, statutes, rules and regulations of this institution, and to the bylaws and policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Georgia Gwinnett College is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. GGC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sex (including pregnancy or childbirth), veteran status or military status, genetic information, or disability in employment or admission or access to its programs and activities, as required by Title IX. Inquiries including anyone who feels they have been discriminated against should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX compliance and direct concerns to the GGC Title IX Coordinator, Building B, Suite 3700, or (678) 407-5085.

    For individuals requiring disability-related accommodations for participation in any event including the application, interview process, or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact HR Payroll and Benefits at (678) 407.5054 or email

    Background Check

    Standard + Education

    Other Information

    Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Georgia is an open records state.

    Last modified: Monday, March 18, 2024 10:55 AM | Marielle Thomas (Administrator)

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