Graduate Assistantship (Employer Relations) – John Jay College

john jayThe Center for Career & Professional Development at John Jay College seeks a part-time, 20 hour per week graduate assistant.

Graduate assistants in the Center for Career & Professional Development gain experience in all aspects of a comprehensive career center by working with a variety of constituents including prospective and current students, alumni, parents, employers, faculty and staff. Graduate assistant responsibilities typically include providing career planning assistance to students via resume/cover letter critiques, internship/job search assistance, delivering career planning presentations, and supporting on-campus recruiting events. Specific assignments can depend on the graduate student’s interests and skills combined with office needs.

Specific focuses may include:

  • Assist employers with common tasks such as creating an online account, posting jobs and internships, or registering for events.
  • Reviewing and revising current career center educational/employer resources, including digital marketing resources.
  • Working with professional staff to create and implement new employer initiatives.
  • Liaise with academic departments, other student affairs offices and student groups to collaborate on employer led events and workshops.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is an internationally recognized leader in educating for justice, committed to the advancement of justice and just societies. It is a public liberal arts college that enriches the entire learning experience by highlighting themes of justice across the arts, sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Located steps from Lincoln Center at the cultural heart of New York City, the College offers bachelors and masters degrees and participates in the doctoral programs of the Graduate School of the City University of New York.

The Center for Career & Professional Development serves almost 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students and thousands of alumni of John Jay College.  Recently re-located to John Jay’s new campus building, the Center is experiencing an exciting period of growth and transformation.

TO APPLY: Submit resume and cover letter to Kristina Simonsen, Assistant Director of Employer Relations

WAGE:  Graduate assistants will receive an hourly wage of $15 per hour with a start date of Immediate.

ELIGIBILITY:  This opportunity is open to current graduate students in student affairs, higher education, counseling or other related programs with an interest pursuing a career in collegiate career services.

Center for Career & Professional Development John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street, Suite L 72.00
New York, NY 10019

(212) 237-8754