Friday, October 24, 2008

Assistant to Associate Director - UWCC HuskyJobs Program

(THIS IS NOT A GRADUATE STUDENT ASSISTANT POSITION! It will NOT waive your tuition. However, it does have a higher hourly wage than most work-study positions on campus...)

Graduate student needed to assist Associate Director of Employer Relations with the University of Washington Career Center HuskyJobs Program

Job Description:

• Respond to employer inquiries regarding the job listing and student resume service. Post job listings to the electronic database and review employer posted job listings to ensure they comply with University and Center policies as well as applicable State and Federal law; that it is a bona fide employer; the request is formatted correctly; the description and application instructions are clear; and that the employer does not already have an account with HuskyJobs.

• Respond to employers or job announcement flyers that come into the office by sending instructions on how to register with Symplicity and/or how to post with other appropriate venues for the position. Make appropriate referrals to the Campus Recruiting Program, student organizations, and other career service programs on campus.

• Keep the associate director informed of critical issues with employers. Survey employers and ensure that the database has current job postings. Support the collection of statistical information related to student employment. Generate reports as needed.

• Respond to student and alumni inquiries regarding HuskyJobs on-line program, verify status, and unblock or establish new account. Resolve problems and respond to employer inquiries requiring substantial knowledge of Center’s policies and procedures regarding the job listing and student resume service.

Proven ability in the operation of a complex, interactive database management system such as Symplicity. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to use tact and diplomacy in working with students, alumni, employers, coworkers, supervisors and others in a friendly, courteous manner both face to face and on the telephone. The person in this position must have excellent communication skills. Ability to deal with interruptions and a heavy volume email and telephone contacts daily. Experience with word processing and database systems (e.g., Word, Excel, ACCESS). Accurate keyboarding skills. Knowledgeable and accurate in formatting letters and reports. Commitment of up to 19 hours per week through the end of academic year required.

To apply:
Send resume, cover letter and two references to:
Barb Terry
UW Career Center, Box 352810
134 Mary Gates Hall

Deadline 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 7, 2008

Compensation is $17/hr