UF CVM Career Services Student Assistant

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Aug 4, 2022

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Student Assistant

Job Description:

UF CVM Career Services supports students in the College of Veterinary Medicine in career readiness from their first day on campus. These services include student career development and employer relations.

The UF CVM Career Services Student Assistant will support the Assistant Director for Career Services in employer research, outreach and program involvement. Additionally, the Student Assistant is responsible for supporting and educating fellow students throughout their career development.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with fostering and maintaining employer relations with new and active employers with the purpose of creating post-graduation and educational opportunities for UF CVM students
  • Provide one-on-one assistance and career information to students and alumni topics include: resume, cover letter, CVs, LinkedIn profiles and letter of intent reviews, interview strategies, and conducting mock interviews
  • Support student employer development programs (e.g., Career Day, Networking Events, Conferences, Educational Events, and Lunch and Learns)
  • Communicate with employers in-person, through email, phone, bulletin boards, and other correspondences.
  • Assist with career fairs and career-related events, college activities, and the development and implementation of programmatic goals.
  • Assist with creating and conducting presentations to employers, students, and campus partners.
  • Perform administrative duties including: managing data, developing resources, maintaining records, contributing to annual reports, analyzing data, and other office tasks.
  • Support employer, student, and outreach tracking efforts in Excel and Google Sheets
    Develop marketing materials and assist in managing CVM Careers social media accounts

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required/Preferred:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Aptitude for public speaking
  • Desire to help others
  • Commitment to punctuality
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage time
  • Openness for learning
  • Commitment to teamwork and sharing of tasks
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information/situations with discretion
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to give attention to details including composing, editing, and proofreading materials
  • Ability to practice and demonstrate professionalism
  • Experience with Canva, Facebook Business Suite/social media management preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

Available to work 5-10 hours per week

Work Conditions:
The Office for Academic and Student Affairs within the CVM is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Employees will be expected to work during regular business hours. During the fall and spring semesters, employees may occasionally work between the hours of 7:30 am – 7:00pm to assist with special events.
This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Expected Salary:

$13.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Registered students are employed on a part-time basis, up to 20 hours per week.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference for students currently enrolled in the UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your resume.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No