Communications Coordinator – Career Development Office
Internal Number: 101983
Job location: Annandale on Hudson
Bard's Career Development Office (CDO) is seeking a full-time Communications Coordinator to manage campus relationships, social media, and other communications. The successful applicant must be able to work in a fast-paced office that is both student-centered and special events-driven. The ability to multitask while attending to the needs of students is critical. Much of the work requires maintaining four areas: Handshake, Career Development, social media management, and BardWorks, along with maintaining and developing positive employer relations.
This position will also be responsible for updating career handouts and online resources. The ideal candidate must be able to keep track of the 70+ career events that CDO sponsors each academic year, while managing event logistics. The ideal candidate will have superior computer skills, particularly in online research, experience in assisting with special events with attention to detail, and familiarity with internship and job websites.
This is a full-time, non-exempt, on-site position reporting to the Director of Career Development.
Supervise student workers
Manage online job board and employer database
Cultivate relationships with, and act as a point of contact for, all employers and graduate schools.
Responsible for campus visit logistics.
Strategize on student outreach programs and work with staff to create successful events.
Manage reception desk: greet students, schedule appointments with career advisers, answer phones, manage email account and coordinate office supplies.
Organize data for job, internship, and graduate school placement reports. complete student uploads for all software systems.
Manage logistics for the annual BardWorks programs and Career Exploration Road Trips: travel and meeting logistics. marketing, material development.
Update CDO calendar online, track events.
Develop advertising strategy for promotion of CDO events (digital marketing campaigns and promotional material development).
Attend signature events.
Occasional weekend and evening work required.
Excellent time management skills with the ability to multitask. A self-starter with the ability to work independently.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Proficient in Word, Excel, and Google Suite. Adobe Suite, Canva, PhotoShop, or other Graphics Software a plus.
Website management and social media experience is a must. Website design/HTML a plus.
Experience with Handshake or other CSM's (Symplicity,GradLeaders) preferred.
1-2 years of office experience required; 2-3 years preferred
Bachelor's degree required.
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, a diversity statement and the contact information for three references to interfolio by following this link: http://apply.interfolio.com/101983
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, mental, or physical disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, veteran status, or genetic information.
Bard is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for all individuals in employment practices, services, programs, and activities.
Building on a 150-year history as a competitive and innovative undergraduate institution, Bard College's mission has expanded across the country, around the world, and to meet broader student needs.Now, approximately 2,000 undergraduates study in Annandale and more than 200 graduate students study in Bard programs, plus nearly 1,000 students in our early colleges. Total enrollment for Bard College and its global affiliates is approximately 5,000 students. The undergraduate program at our main campus in the Hudson River Valley of upstate New York retains a reputation for scholarly excellence and civic engagement. We are committed to enriching culture, public life, and democratic discourse by training tomorrow's thought leaders.