Full-Time at Northern Arizona University, Col Engineering, For & Nat Sci
posted on July 13, 2012
Nights and weekend work may be required.
Occasional travel may be required.
Funding for this position is currently available for two years.
The successful candidate will recruit companies to participate in the CEFNS Career Fair and manage the Fair; work with students to develop their career plans; identify, facilitate and catalog student internships; invite speakers to campus; arrange student interviews; plan career development workshops and lectures; provide advice on professional licenses, graduate schools and companies; work with the CEFNS Director of the Design for Practice Program to facilitate the learning of teams of students; coordinate with counterpart in Franke College of Business(FCB); support the CEFNS and FCB faculty in organizing and monitoring interdisciplinary teams of students participating in the Marley Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship initiative; and coordinate various intra-university career development resources;
Responsibilities of the position include:
• Recruit companies for the Fall and Spring CEFNS career fairs.
• Arrange corporate and individual speaking engagements.
• Find and develop internship opportunities for students in science and engineering fields.
• Provide opportunities through guest speakers for students to explore different professional careers.
• Organize and monitor interdisciplinary teams of students participating in the Marley Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship initiative.
• Offer seminars for students on personal and professional skills development (to include professional resume writing, interviewing skills, interpersonal communication skills).
• Provide advice/resources regarding graduate schools, licenses (for example PE license) and career plans.
• Survey graduates on their career choice and students on their summer internships.
• Other duties as assigned.
Earned Bachelor's degree in a Science or Engineering field, AND five years of corporate technical and/or university liaison experience.
Experience working directly with universities.
Experience working with various constituencies and diverse populations.
Experience planning and coordinating large events.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Ability to multitask.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of a team.
Ability to interact effectively with students, staff, faculty and outside constituents.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check.
Additionally, as an employer in the state of Arizona, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
$60,00 to $65,000 per year depending on qualifications and experience.
This is a Service Professional (SPF) position. NAU offers an excellent benefit package including generous health, dental and vision insurance; participation in the Arizona State Retirement System or the Optional Retirement Program; 22 days of vacation and 10 holidays per year; and tuition reduction for employees and qualified family members. More information on benefits at NAU is available at www.nau.edu/hr .
Service Professionals are hired on a contract basis, renewable each fiscal year according to terms of the Conditions of Professional Service, which may be found on the Internet at: https://azregents.asu.edu/rrc/Policy&/….
Employees offered a position on or after July 20, 2011, will be eligible for state health plans (including NAU's BCBS Plan) after 90 days of employment. If you accept an offer on or after July 20, 2011, and you choose the ASRS retirement option, you will begin participating in the Arizona State Retirement System, and the long-term disability coverage that accompanies it, on the first of the pay period following 27 weeks (6 months) after your start date. New employees who choose to participate in the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP), which is an alternative to the ASRS plan for faculty and other appointed staff, will begin to participate on the first day of employment. Additionally, the long-term disability plan that accompanies the ORP will begin on the first day of the pay period following 90 days after start date. More information is available at: http://hr.nau.edu/node/10159.
August 9, 2012 at midnight.