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RESPONSIBILITIES. Events. • Assist with setting up and facilitating focus group. • Provide MPA Career Services technical and logistical support for events.
Career Consultant Assistant JOB DESCRIPTION

RESPONSIBILITIES Events  Assist with setting up and facilitating focus group  Provide MPA Career Services technical and logistical support for events  Staff MPA Career Services activities that occur during normal business hours and evening hours Graphics & Marketing  Assist with creating flyers, posters, and PowerPoint slides to inform and encourage student participation in MPA Career Services activities  Research and implement effective methods to market and deliver services to students  Assist with maintaining a Face book group designated to connect with MPA students  Communicate effectively to students, staff, corporate recruiters, and outside vendors  Produce/cut short videos or movies designed to educate students on MPA Career Services activates and resources Databases & Surveys  Input and maintain student/alumni data collected from LinkedIn as well as employer contacts  Build functions and reports in Access to capture information, and create procedures and standards for maintaining data integrity  Utilize Qualtrics and other survey tools to create and collect student satisfaction surveys and statistics for career workshops, panels, and events  Create Excel functions and formulas to help with the compiling of student and alumni statistics Administrative  Post information to the MPA Weekly Blog  Provide front reception support when necessary  Provide support to other full-time staff as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS  Preferably a 3rd year MPA student (no internship requirement)  Able to work at least in a 3-hour block for a total of at least 10 hours per week  Familiar with MPA Career Services programs and resources  Desire to promote the MPA Program and develop MPA students  Able to commit preferably for two semesters  Able to work effectively with minimal supervision  Able to work independently and on a team  Good standing within the MPA Program, in general and academic  Receptive to feedback  Demonstrates a desire to learn  Maintains confidentiality of information  Exhibits exceptional professionalism, including attire and conduct

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS  Experienced/involved/interested in the recruiting process with a multitude of employers, including industry, public service, consulting, financial services, and public accounting  Familiar with Web 2.0 concepts of information sharing, interaction, collaboration, and usergenerated content  Familiar with and/or a willingness to learn some of the following technical programs/applications: o MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Publisher) o Adobe Creative Software (Photoshop, inDesign) o Audio/Video Editing (iMovie, FinalCut Pro, Garage Band/Podcasts) o Social Media/Networking (YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) o Other (Symplicity/OCR, Sitecore, Qualtrics, WordPress) SUPERVISION  Reports to MPA Career Consultant  Meets regularly with supervisor for updates and additional training  Formal evaluation each long semester COMPENSATION  Paid student position, dependent upon experience  Appointment is semester by semester