Student Career Coordinator

Position ID: 44929
Georgia Gwinnett College
Career Development / Advisement
Position Description
Job Description: 

Student Career Coordinator

Job Category:



Career Development/Advisement - 6510330


Student Affairs

Required Documents:

Cover Letter, Resume

Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.


The Student Career Coordinator develops and implements career services for the School of Business. Primary responsibilities are to ensure the various constituencies of the School are engaged in professional and academic activities, facilitate career readiness and career development. Additionally, the position will advise students on various aspects of entering the world of work, including exploring employment opportunities and careers as well as resume writing and interview skills. 


  • Coordinate and facilitate professional engagement activities and events for SBA students and alumni which enhance learning and career development
  • Ensure the co-curricular career development programming within SBA is effective by working closely SBA faculty and staff
  • Provide career coaching to individuals and groups by assisting with:
    • Identifying full-time, part-time and internship opportunities
    • Career search strategies, interviewing skills, personal branding (including professional social media), and overall career development plans
    • Assist students with job search documents (resume, cover letters, letters of recommendation and references)
  • Facilitate employer recruitment of students by identifying, locating and referring eligible students
  • Promote career services through presentations to class and student organizations
  • Collect and report key metrics
  • Contribute to the overall success of career development by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 4 Year / Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of work experience in working with students in Career Development, Human Resource Recruiting, or Business Industry
  • Demonstrated ability assisting with career search strategies, career assessments, career development plans, and other coaching activities


  • Graduate Degree
  • Experience with career development software (CSM), career assessments (MBTI, Strong II Focus 2)
  • Experience working in College/University career services, cooperative education, or other student service areas

Position Disclosure:

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. 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. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.


Ability to lift and carry files and materials up to 25lbs. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations. 

Work Hours:

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Position Status:




Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Career/Academic Advising - Student Career Guidance Serv (Admin code)
Student Services (Admin code)
Career Exploration/Awareness Skills
Business, General
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Required Qualifications
3 years
Application Deadline: 
Position Starting Date: 
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Tafara Makaya, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Kristopher Bolden, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator