Career Center Specialist FWS Only- Student Hourly - 21971BR

Career Center Specialist FWS Only- Student Hourly

Career & Experiential Learning
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
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Position Overview

The primary function of the Career Center Specialist (CCS) is to serve as the main contact for the University Career Center (UCC) and provide quality customer service in person, on the phone, and via email. CSSs serve as a vital direct link between the UCC and students who are seeking career assistance. They assist students who walk into the career center with questions and direct them to the resources they need. The CCSs provide warm and friendly customer service while staffing the reception desk at the UCC. As a CCS, not only will you communicate regularly with students but also with our career center staff to help connect students to resources and opportunities.

Job Description

  • Greet students and visitors, answer the phone and schedule appointments with career coaches.
  • Assist students with finding career resources and registering for career center services.
  • Post incoming job opportunities to, the online jobs/internship site. Review and approve pending job postings.
  • Review resumes submitted to the Resume Dropbox via our website.
  • Assist the career center staff with special projects including mailings, marketing projects, and updating career information in our career management system.
  • Manage the P.H.O.G. professional clothing closet.
Why become a Career Center Specialist?
  • Assist fellow KU Students and become part of the University Career Center team.
  • Strengthen resume and cover letter writing ability, increase communication skills, and learn to market your skills to employers.
  • Have opportunities to network with career professionals, campus partners, and on-campus recruiters.
  • Enhance valuable communication and customer service skills.
  • Gain in-depth career related knowledge and skills to enhance your own chances of securing internships and jobs.
Work Schedule:
Available to work during the academic year at least 10 hours per week (possibly more), depending on class schedule and availability during work week. Office hours are Monday- Friday, 8 am – 5pm. There will be opportunity to work through breaks as well. We are currently seeking students who are available to work summer 2022 (no FWS required for summer)

Required Qualifications

  • Must have Federal Work Study eligibility.
  • Excellent written communication skills, as evidenced by application materials.
  • Prior experience in Customer Service as evidenced by application materials.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, as evidenced by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Friendly and outgoing personality; desire to help others.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn; a positive attitude.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Experience in an office setting or in a customer service role.
  • A team player who can work effectively with others.
  • Dependable and reliable.
  • Ability to follow through and complete tasks and assignments.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application consists of:
  • Completion of the online application
  • Current Resume
Deadline: Friday, May 27, 2022 (11:59PM)

Contact Information to Applicants

Ann Hartley

Advertised Salary Range

$8.00 per hour

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
Career & Experiential Learning
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Employee Class: