The Career Center at Colorado State University combines career development, exploration, and networking/recruiting services for the entire University. The Liaison is a key link between the Career Center and the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) offering both career and employment counseling services to the students and alumni of the College. The Liaison has a dual reporting relationship to the Senior Associate Director of Career Counseling and the CLA Dean.
Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountain foothills, Fort Collins was ranked sixth "Best Place to Live" in America in 2010 by Money Magazine. Located north of the Denver metro area, CSU is about a one hour drive to Denver International Airport.
Required Qualifications: • Master’s degree in career counseling, counseling, higher education or related field. Degree must be earned by start date. • Minimum 1 year experience managing and supervising others and creating strategic plans. • Experience in marketing and outreach to people, products, and/or services to internal and external clients, collaborating and building partnerships. • Demonstrated experience in presentation development and delivery to audiences ranging in size from 5-250+
Preferred Qualifications: • An undergraduate degree in a major related to the College of Liberal Arts. • Professional experience in higher education and/or government/non-profit agencies. • Familiarity with and the ability to utilize social networking sites (i.e. LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.), blogs, and other current networking and job search tools. • Strong organizational and time management skills. • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team member to creatively solve problems, create programs, and resolve differences. • Demonstrated knowledge of information technology utilized in the Career Center and the College such as web resources, MS Office, databases and career counseling software. • Demonstrated ability to work easily and productively with a variety of clients (e.g. students, faculty, professional staff, and employers). • Understand and articulate needs and concerns of historically under represented and ethnically diverse populations, persons with disabilities, gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender individuals, women and non-traditional students and veterans. Demonstrate a professional commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Salary: Salary commensurate with experience, mid to high 40’s, plus benefits, which includes tuition benefits, 24 days of vacation, 15 sick days, and 10 holidays annually.
Anticipated Start Date: July 1, 2014
For the full job description please visit www.career.colostate.edu
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for full consideration, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and the names, addresses, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references by Monday, March 10, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. The letter must address qualifications listed in the position job description (which is also posted on The Career Center web site http://www.career.colostate.edu/). References will not be contacted without prior notification to candidates.
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