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Graduate Assistant: Employment Advisor

Posted: November 08, 2021


Career Development


  • Successfully admitted into the College of Graduate Studies; pursuing a Master’s degree.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (including written, grammatical, and spoken).
  • Proficiency in Excel is required. Social media marketing skills are a plus.
  • Skilled working with the various constituencies with which the Career Development office interacts on a regular basis (students, faculty, employers, etc.).
  • Well-organized and self-motivated with the ability to take initiative and work well both independently and as an enthusiastic member of the Career Development team

The primary responsibilities of an Employment Advisor in the Career Development office are to assist with the implementation and assessment of all experiential and employment related services and programming. Specific assignments include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Advise students and alumni on resume preparation, interviewing techniques and practice, job search strategies and related career development topics.
  2. Critique resumes, job search correspondence, and application material.
  3. Assist in demonstrating job search systems to students and alumni.
  4. Assist in familiarizing students and alumni with the career materials and resources.
  5. Deliver presentations related to on-campus recruitment, resume writing, interviewing techniques, and the job search process as well as the services/resources available through the Career Development office.
  6. Assist with the planning and implementation of Career Development events.
  7. Complete special projects as requested by supervisor.
  8. Assist with basic office functions as needed/requested.


17.5 hours per week

Occasional evenings and/or Saturdays




Submit the following items in-person to UC, room 107, or email them to

FMI: Call 325-942-2255 and ask for Julie Ruthenbeck or Adra Enos