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Manager, Career Services


This position is responsible for building relationships, connections, creating awareness of career education among faculty/staff, students, and employers with regard to the benefits of recruitment, career development, and career center services.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Serves as the primary liaison or point of contact for faculty and staff members within one or more colleges/departments between the respective academic unit and career center. Collaborates with student organizations and attends departmental meetings.
  • Serves as a recruitment coach. Maintains relationships with employers in specified industries in order to increase their recruitment activity for a specific population(s) within the University of Florida.
    • Conducts programming that connects employers to students.
    • Customizes programs, services and resources to advance the department’s industry engagement plan.
  • Serves as a career coach for a specific population(s) to advance students career and professional development. Provides individual or group professional career coaching to students and alumni to develop new career plans, transition strategies or plans.
  • Customizes programs, services and resources to advance the department’s student engagement plan to support the needs of the diverse student body.
  • Manage day-to-day operations of a team functional area(s).
  • Incumbent exchanges information and creates connections among stakeholders and the entire career center for the holistic development of the student population(s).
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of employment trends and appropriate career development expertise.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate field and two years of experience or a bachelor’s degree and four years of related experience.

Licensure and Certification

Certified Career Services Practitioner (CCSP) upon first year of employment.


This position has supervisory responsibilities.

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