Project Specialist/Career Coach


The Project Specialist/Career Coach works under the immediate supervision of the Director. Duties include but are not limited to the implementation of the Title III Proposal to increase the number of career opportunities for students in Cooperative Education, Summer internships and permanent jobs; conducts career counseling sessions; matches students with internships and Cooperative Education positions in chosen vocation or career goals; conducts career development workshops; initiates and maintains ongoing person contact with a variety of business and government employers; monitors and documents job market information, including industry needs and skill requirements; complies, organizes and analyzes reports; assists in the planning, coordination and implementation of annual programs and career fair events; attends seminars, workshops and conferences to maintain professional development and networking opportunities.

Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of professional experience in corporate, counseling, recruiting or human resources; previous experience with Career Services or Cooperative Education is a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
The successful candidate must be able to effectively market and represent the program. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to multi-task, manage time effectively and work well in a team environment; strong problem solving, organization, interpersonal and decision making skills; excellent computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Application Process: Submit online application and supporting documents: resume, transcript and three letters of reference may be attached or you may submit to:
Human Resources
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
1200 North University Drive, Mail Slot 4942
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

Deadline for applications: Open until a suitable candidate if found

“UAPB is an equal employment/affirmative action employer and participates in E-verify”

Posted: Adl 12/19/19

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