Career Opportunities



Career Opportunities

Mississippi State University
Assistant Director

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serve as Career Center Liaison to students, employers, and alumni under your assigned
  2. Conduct regular and special orientations/workshops/seminars for interested students.
  3. Create and foster strong employer relationships.
  4. Initiate student referrals with appropriate follow-up.
  5. Coordinate and manage assigned services, programs, and events.
  6. Create and maintain student records.
  7. Develop and organize instructional materials and appropriate assessment tools for Career
    and Life Planning course.
  8. Teach a Career and Life Planning undergraduate course.
  9. Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field


Five years of experience plus the education listed above

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree and 2 years work experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Knowledge of media, media relations concepts and principles, print and electronic media
    outlets, photography and accurate writing skills.
  2. Strong interest and commitment to the educational development and career preparation of
    college students.
  3. Strong computing background with demonstrated experience with management
    information systems, Web-based applications and an affinity for applying technology to
    achieve productivity.
  4. Excellent oral and written communication skills with effective public speaking skills.
  5. Ability to independently perform high quality work following well-defined policies and
    procedures while simultaneously performing in a team environment.
  6. Ability to initiate and follow through to completion special projects and/or assignments
    taking an idea from conception to implementation.
  7. Establish and maintain productive relationships with students, faculty, employers and co-

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  1. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.
  2. No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  3. No or very limited physical effort required.

Instructions for Applying:

Please apply online through Mississippi State University’s Human Resources website. Application, Resume, and Cover Letter are required.