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Coordinator, Engineering Career Services

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Engineering
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

October 16, 2017

Job Description

The College of Engineering seeks applicants for the position of Coordinator, Engineering Career Services. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Coordinator, Engineering Career Services provides career management services for Engineering students and employers. Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  •  Provide professional career advising and counseling to students in the College of Engineering through individual
  • Meetings and workshops on topics such as career preparation and search plans, resume reviews, mock interviews, job offers and negotiations
  • Educate and provide direction to students regarding professional work opportunities and employment trends and provide a wide variety of career information and materials.
  •  Maintain student records of the meetings and student progress.
  • Assist in developing career education and instructional materials, workshops and programs for engineering students, student organizations, and departments focused on communicating employment information to students.
  • Work as a member of a team to plan, organize and implement career events and publications for students and employers, including special events such as career fairs, meetings, receptions, resources and speaker programs. Assist in collecting internship and full time employment data.
  • Collaborate with staff members in the College on special projects related to Career development and advising. Maintain a professional, serviceoriented environment for students and company representatives.
  • Use social media and virtual technologies in the com dents.
  • Organize and manage special projects as assigned.


Job Requirements 

Minimum Qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree, One year of professional work experience in a recruiting, HR, career services, or academic advising environment. Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication skills. Knowledge of the job market and career search processes and strategies.


Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree Experience advising students in a University career services office. Experience working with students, including international students. Knowledge of job market for college students and engineering disciplines. Knowledge of career assessment tools. Highly proficient with web.based resources, software (MS Word) and social media (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc.) Strong organizational, time management, communication, presentation and project management skills.

How To Apply:

To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references by Nov 1, 2017. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Thurman Etchison,, 217-300-2193.


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