Federal Work Study

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School/Department: Center for Career and Leadership Development
Primary Location: Macon
Position: Student
Job Type: Part Time
Position Close Date: Until Filled

JOB SUMMARY:  Middle Georgia State University is seeking candidates for a Federal Work Study position in the Center for Career and Leadership Development on the Macon Campus.


  • Provides administrative support to department (answering phones and taking messages, making copies, distributing mail, assisting walk-ins, distributing flyers and posters, etc.)
  • Communicates professionally on the phone and in-person to resolve or escalate inquiries related to both student and employer constituents
  • Uses Handshake and Outlook to schedule appointments for the Center for Career and Leadership Development staff
  • Provides one-on-one guidance on student-submitted resumes and cover letters
  • Answers general questions on interviewing, professional attire, career fair prep, LinkedIn, and job search
  • Maintains the Professional Closet, including sorting donations, organizing clothing, and writing receipts
  • Handles approval of employers, jobs, and internships on university job board system, Handshake
  • Instructs students on taking career assessment tests (Focus2 and ONET Interest Profiler)
  • Promotes the Center for Career and Leadership Development at virtual or in-person school events, such as Club Rush, Orientations, Grad Finale, etc.
  • Conducts virtual presentations related to our services and Handshake.
  • Markets Center for Career and Leadership Development events on campus via hosting information tables around campus or virtually and encouraging attendance
  • Maintain spreadsheets and data related to sign-in sheets, number of event attendees, etc.
  • Assists the staff and the Director of the Center for Career and Leadership Development with other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Must have GPA of at least 2.5. Knowledge and skills required by the position include: knowledge of University policies and procedures; knowledge of customer service principles and practices; knowledge of computers and job-related software programs; and oral and communication skills.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Review of applications will begin immediately. Position will be posted until filled.

TO APPLY: Interested applicants should complete an online application at: https://www.mga.edu/human-resources/jobs/applications/student-worker-application.php.  Please put the position you are applying for as “Center for Career and Leadership Development- Macon” so we know which campus you are applying for. Please direct any questions regarding this role to Heather McIntosh at heather.mcintosh@mga.edu

Background check will be conducted on all final candidates.

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