Careers

Our Vision

Nevada State will deliver on its promise to Nevada by becoming a model of teaching excellence, a pioneer in innovative student support, and an agent of economic growth and social justice.

Our Mission

At Nevada State, excellence fosters opportunity. Excellence in teaching leads to innovative, technology-rich learning opportunities that promote the acquisition of interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. Quality, affordable four-year degree programs open the door to career success and enhanced quality of life for a diverse population of students. Our graduates, in turn, foster the greatest opportunity – the promise of a stronger community and a better future for all of Nevada.

OUR CORE VALUES

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Embrace the Journey

We foster a culture of high-achieving teams and empower individuals to be the difference.

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Blaze Trails

If we think there is a better way, we look at the research, trust our instincts and try it.

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Build Bridges

Diversity is our strength. We treat each other with care and respect and help one another be successful.

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Climb Mountains

We aspire to be experts in transforming the lives of our students and their families. We strive toward excellence in our jobs and advancement in our careers.

Why Nevada State?

What if you went to work each day knowing your efforts are a part of something greater, a place where educational excellence is accessible and offered to a diverse population of students. We take pride in our employees, and they are the reason why Nevada State is such a great place to work at.

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CANDIDATES APPLY HERE

EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

Join Nevada State. We are an affordable four-year degree college with a commitment to educating our diverse students for success in the real world.

APPLY EXTERNALLY

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INTERNAL CANDIDATES

All Nevada State and Nevada System of Higher Education employees, as well as anyone with access to NSHE’s Workday system, must apply as an internal candidate in Workday. Log on to Workday and search Find Jobs.

APPLY INTERNALLY

WHAT WE OFFER

MEDICAL, DENTAL, & VISION

You and your family will get access to excellent medical, dental and vision insurance options.

ANNUAL & SICK LEAVE

Vacation? Sick Time? On top of 11 paid holidays, relax with vacation time that way you can spend it anyway you want. If you get sick, we make sure you are covered with sick leave.

EMPLOYEE PERKS

Being apart of Nevada State, you will get discounted access to several products and services.

GRANT-IN-AID

Tuition assistance at NSHE (Nevada State Higher Education) institutions is available for both employees and their dependents.

Meet Our #ScorpionFamily

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“I have been teaching at NSC for over 13 years and love being a part of the Scorpion culture. We have a wonderful group of faculty who share ideas in teaching so we all can make our classes better. Our small classes allow the freedom for students to learn a little bit of who they are and actually get to know faculty who might end up becoming a life long mentor to them.”

Susan

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
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“I first started working for Nevada State College as a student worker in the Course Assistant Program. The experience was amazing because it allowed me to continue practicing subject content, taught me how to be a better student, and was on-campus for work, so very convenient. I loved working for the college so much, that I applied for a full time, classified position.”

Pamela

Administrative Assistant

Hiring Timeline

Want to learn more about how we hire and what to expect when you apply?

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APPLY

Candidates have greater success when their experience strongly matches our job requirements, so make sure the skills and achievements on your resume are closely aligned to the job description.

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DEVELOPMENT OF THE POOL

Our positions have a minimum posting requirement before it can be released to a search committee.

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Review

Resumes are screened for minimum qualifications and diversity is monitored ensuring a diverse pool of candidates have applied for the position.

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RELEASE OF CANDIDATE POOL

Once the position is deep enough and wide enough, the candidate pool is released to a search committee.

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INTERVIEW

Steps will vary by department and position but typically include: phone interview, in-person interview, and reference checks.

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OFFER

If you are selected and NSC is fit for you on your end, an offer will be made by the hiring manager.

Henderson Living

The city of Henderson is nestled among three of the most distinguished man-made attractions – the famous “Strip”, Hoover Dam, and the tranquil beauty of Lake Mead.

The second-largest city in Nevada, it is most recognized by its amazing trails, parks, communities. Henderson has been recognized as one of America’s Best Cities (Business Week), one of the safest cities in America (Forbes, InsuranceProviders.com, Law Street Media, Movato.com)

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Nevada State College is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability (whether actual or perceived), religion, age, sex/gender (including pregnancy related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, genetic information, or veteran status in the programs or activities which it operates. Where discrimination is found to have occurred, NSC will act to stop the discrimination, to prevent it recurrence, to remedy its effects, and to discipline those responsible.

The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination at NSC and is responsible for coordinating compliance efforts concerning, Executive Order 11246, Title VI and Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Title II of the American with Disabilities Act, and The Age Discrimination Act of 1990:

Eric Gilliland

Director of Human Resources
1300 Nevada State Drive, Henderson, NV 89002 RSE 312
Phone: 702.992.2322
Email: eric.gilliland@nsc.edu

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Does NSC assist with relocation expenses?

Depending on the level and type of role, we may offer location packages to out-of-town candidates.

Does NSC offer visas or work permits?

NSC does not offer visas or work permits.

How do I apply for a job at NSC?

Thank you for your interest in working for the home of the Scorpions! External candidates can visit jobs.nsc.edu. Internal candidates employed at any of the NSHE institutions (UNLV, CSN, etc.) must apply through their workday portal by typing “Find Jobs” in the search bar. NSHE employees who complete an application outside of the internal process, will have their application returned and they will have to reapply as an internal candidate to be considered for the position.

What benefits do you offer?

We have great benefits that we offer to all full-time staff. Please go to our benefits page to explore our benefits.

What should I expect during the recruitment and interview process?

This process assists us in getting to know you, and for you to learn more about the culture and the people here at NSC. We are a public institution and there are certain requirements that we must meet before the process can move forward. We strive to keep the process moving forward as quickly as possible.

What will my career progression look like at NSC?

Being named the second fastest growing institution in the nation, there is plenty of room for growth and opportunity.

Where can I find the College’s Policies?

Our college policies can be found here: https://nsc.edu/college-policies/

Human Resources

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Dedicated to Your Success

We’re some of the first people you meet as a successful employment applicant with Nevada State College. As Human Resources professionals we are striving to move beyond policy enforcers to become strategic partners. We are focused on creating practices that allow employees to contribute their very best and realize their full potential.

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Quick Links

Careers at Nevada State

Learn more about working at Nevada State College.

Institutional Equity & Title IX

Learn about our Institutional Equity and Title IX policies.

Employee Benefits

We offer our employees a variety of discounts and offers.

Employee Assistance Program

Assisting employees to address personal everyday challenges.

Employee Verifications

Employment verifications, wage verifications, and public service loan forgiveness requests.

Employment Law Posters

Law posters to help maintain ongoing compliance with posting requirements.

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Thank you for visiting Nevada State College’s Office of Human Resources web page. We are committed to developing and maintaining a high performance workforce that is rich in diversity, dedicated to continuous improvement, and focused on student success. It is our goal to sustain a work environment that maximizes employee satisfaction, promotes professional development, encourages input, and values expertise.

If you share in these commitments, are dedicated to student success, and seek opportunities to build and grow an incredible institution, I encourage you to consider Nevada State College as an employer of choice.

To learn more about Nevada State College and see what it means to be part of the Scorpion Family, and to apply for current job openings, please click the “Careers” link above.

Respectfully,

Eric J. Gilliland

Associate Vice President of Human Resources

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STAFF MEMBERS

Eric Gilliland

Associate Vice President

Betty Kim

Assistant Director

Marie LaCamera

Personnel Analyst I

Anya de Castro

Personnel Technician II

Career Services Center

This webpage will be undergoing maintenance Academic Year 2022-2023.

Services Available for Current Students

When you make an appointment or attend an event, Career Services can assist you with every point of your career journey including:

  • Exploration: Exploring Careers, Exploring Nevada State Majors
  • Application Material Review: Resumes/CV, Cover Letters, Reference Pages
  • Interviewing Skills: Best Interview Practices, Mock/Simulation Interviews with Real-Time Feedback
  • Job Searching: Where to find positions (Handshake & LinkedIn), on-campus job search
  • Networking: Creating LinkedIn account, understanding how to network
  • Reviewing/Negotiating Jobs: Reviewing benefits packages, negotiating salary/perks
  • General Career Finances: Understanding how to budget with your salary/income, understanding your loan payments with your salary/income (for specific questions on paying back student loans, please speak to the Financial Aid Office)
  • Hands-On Learning: Searching & Applying for Internships & Volunteer roles
  • Grad / Pre-Professional School: Reviewing and comparing programs, understanding program prerequisites, how to get letters of recommendation
  • and more! Just let us know what we can help you with.

Come See Us!

Spring 2023 Hours

Starting Tuesday January 17th, appointments can be made via zoom or in-person in RSC 128 (down hallway across from bookstore) depending on staff availability. Please be aware that our appointments may book out 1-2 weeks in advance.

Appointment Office Hours:

  • Mon & Fri 9am-5pm
  • Tues, Wed, Thurs 9am-6pm
  • 1x Sat per month; Jan 21, Feb 25, Apr 15 (no March date due to an event) from 11am-3pm
  • *Office is closed on holiday observances Jan 16 and Feb 20 as well as Career Services’ annual Career Expo March 28th & 29th 2023

New Appointment Scheduling Platform

The CSC now uses Penji for appointment scheduling along with The Writing Center and Academic Success Center (tutoring). All NSC students already have an account through their NSHE ID.  If you prefer to make appointments on your cell phone, Penji also has an app that is free to download on Google Play or Apple Store! Click here for student user Penji FAQs.

Appointment Attendance Policy

The CSC does have an attendance policy for appointments. If you have an appointment but need to reschedule or cancel,  call our office at (702) 992-2611 or email career@nsc.edu before the appointment has started if possible.

Student Responsibilities

When utilizing CSC services and attending events hosted by CSC, students are expected to:

  1. Understand that career advising is reciprocal; you get out what you put in.
  2. Understand that Career Advisors cannot make decisions for you. They can provide guidance on career-related choices, but it is ultimately up to you to make decisions regarding your career journey.
  3. Understand that Career Advisors are not here to “make” any materials for you. They provide instruction and guidance on how to construct resumes, cover letters, reference pages, and more utilizing best practices, but you are required to create these documents yourself. Asking a Career Advisor to “write your resume for you” is plagiarism.

Spring 2023 Events

To RSVP or learn more, go to Scorpion Central at beengaged.nsc.edu and log in with your student credentials.

On Demand Resources

For many on-demand resources including handouts and worksheets on resumes, cover letters, internships, grad school and more you can navigate to our Outlook Sharepoint. From there, you can view, download and save resources to your own device!

In addition to handouts and worksheets, students also have access to the following virtual platforms at any time:

Interview Practice – Big Interview

Big Interview is an online interview preparation system that combines training and mock interview practice to help improve interview skills and build confidence. To access go to biginterview.nsc.edu. If you are a first time user:

  • Click on Register
  • Enter your name, email address and password (we suggest using your student email and NSC password)
  • Enter organization code: Scorpion1300
  • Click Create My Account 
  • A new page will open and you will click Login then enter the email and password you used to create the account

Online Job Board for College Students – Handshake

Handshake is NSC’s online internship and job board for students. All students already have an account with Handshake! To access go to handshake.nsc.edu.

  • To log on, go to handshake.nsc.edu, click NSC Login
  • Enter your NSHE ID# and NSC password associated with your student accounts

Major & Career Assessments – Focus2

Focus2 is an online major/career exploration and planning tool. To access go to focus2.nsc.edu. If you are a first time user:

  • Click on Register
  • Enter your name, email address, a username and password (we suggest using your student email and NSC password)
  • Enter access code: Scorpion1300
  • When all fields are filled out, click Continue to finish your account registration

Identity-Based Career Resources

Undocumented Students (with or without DACA/TPS)

Justice-Impacted Students

Coming soon

First – Generation Students

Coming soon

LGBTQIA+ Students

Coming soon

Services Available for Nevada State Alumni

Alumni of Nevada State have access to the Career Services Center for life! We can support you with many aspects of your career journey. Here are the current services we offer to alumni:

  • Exploration: Exploring careers, exploring a career change
  • Application Material Review: Resumes/CV, cover letters, references
  • Interviewing Skills: Best interview practices, mock/simulation interviews with real-time feedback
  • Job Searching: Where to find positions (Handshake & LinkedIn)
  • General Career Finances: Understanding how to budget with your salary/income
  • Reviewing/Negotiating Jobs: Reviewing benefits packages, negotiating salary/perks
  • Grad / Pre-Professional School: Reviewing and comparing programs, understanding program prerequisites, how to get letters of recommendation

 

Alumni also have access to attend large-scale events hosted by Career Services including our annual Grad School Fair (Fall) and Career Fair (Spring).

Come See Us!

Starting Tuesday January 17th, appointments can be made via zoom or in-person in RSC 128 (down hallway across from bookstore) depending on staff availability. Please be aware that our appointments may book out 1-2 weeks in advance.

Appointment Office Hours:

  • Mon & Fri 9am-5pm
  • Tues, Wed, Thurs 9am-6pm
  • 1x Sat per month; Jan 21, Feb 25, Apr 15 (no March date due to an event) from 11am-3pm
  • *Office is closed on holiday observances Jan 16 and Feb 20 as well as Career Services’ annual Career Expo March 28th & 29th 2023

Trouble Scheduling?

The CSC now uses the scheduling system Penji, which requires a single sign-on (SSO) login. To login, you will need to provide your NSC student email and password associated with your student account. If you cannot remember your NSC credentials, please contact our office at (702) 992-2611 or email career@nsc.edu and we will assist you in setting up an appointment.

Appointment Attendance Policy

The CSC does have an attendance policy for appointments. If you have an appointment but need to reschedule or cancel, call our office at (702) 992-2611 or email career@nsc.edu before the appointment has started if possible.

Alumni Responsibilities

When utilizing CSC services and attending events hosted by CSC, alumni are expected to:

  1. Understand that career advising is reciprocal; you get out what you put in.
  2. Understand that Career Advisors cannot make decisions for you. They can provide guidance on career-related choices, but it is ultimately up to you to make decisions regarding your career journey.
  3. Understand that Career Advisors are not here to “make” any materials for you. They provide instruction and guidance on how to construct resumes, cover letters, reference pages, and more utilizing best practices, but you are required to create these documents yourself. Asking a Career Advisor to “write your resume for you” is plagiarism.

Employer and Community Partners

Welcome! Nevada State’s Career Services Center looks forward to assisting you in connecting with students, developing branding efforts, and recruiting on campus. There are a variety of ways to help your organization stand out and gain the attention of our students. If you are interested in connecting with Nevada State students, please read our Nevada State Recruiting Guidelines.

All guidelines are subject to change at Nevada State Career Services Center’s discretion. Privileges for recruiting at Nevada State may be revoked at any time if the Career Services Center feels that any illegal or inappropriate actions are taken from an organization or if an organization no longer follows our recruiting guidelines.

Benefits of engaging with students through Career Services:

  • Increase visibility of job/internship opportunities
  • Build long-term brand awareness
  • Connect with eager individuals looking to showcase their talents
  • Build student and faculty/staff campus networks
  • Recruit individuals with fresh knowledge and skills

Engagement Opportunities

Tabling in Student Center

Attending Career Fair(s)

Offering Full-Time & Part-Time Job Opportunities

Offering Experiential Learning: Internships, Micro-Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering, Connecting or Sponsoring Student Clubs/Orgs

Working with Faculty on Classroom Projects/Presentations

Get Featured in CSC’s Monthly Newsletter to Students

Get Featured on CSC’s Social Media Pages

Sponsoring the Career Services Center

Giving to Nevada State Foundation Scholarships

Please contact the Career Services Center for more information on how to connect with our students.

More information coming AY23.

Mission

The Career Services Center works to educate and support current students and alumnx in navigating their career development journey by providing curated resources, programming and advising. As a state institution of higher education, we prepare the new majority of students for career success and economic mobility to support the needs of the Nevada workforce and be able to give back to their communities.

Values

We believe…

  1. Career development is a journey; it is a life-long process that doesn’t end at graduation.
  2. Career advising and support is a reciprocal relationship; students get out what they put in.
  3. Through utilizing our services, students will gain a better understanding of their professional skills, interests and available career pathways, thus feeling more knowledgeable about their options and more confident in their career decisions and overall career journey.
  4. All students and alumnx, regardless of immigration status, racial/ethnic identity, gender identity, etc. deserve access to equitable resources and support through our office.
  5. Any student who graduates from Nevada State has access to our career support and advising for life.
  6. Hands-on learning and professional workforce experiences reinforce the academic and professional development process by providing opportunities for direct application of skills, theories and models learned in the classroom.
  7. Career development is a collaborative effort with other campus stakeholders in order to effectively support and reinforce career competencies (NACE) both in and out of the classroom to create career-ready graduates.
  8. Fostering positive relationships with local employers and community leaders provides meaningful professional experiences and connections for students while also creating a pipeline of qualified candidates for the Southern Nevada workforce.
  9. Students who utilize our services and apply the tools and knowledge gained from career advising to their own journey can expect to be successful in the workforce upon graduation by securing gainful employment within 6 months of their graduation date.

Anti-Racist Statement

Our department recognizes that racism is pervasive in our society and that no part of it is exempt, including the systems of higher education and the workforce. While we cannot single-handedly control the actions, behaviors and opinions of the existing workforce, we can work to dismantle racist practices and beliefs within our sphere of influence. We do this by curating and tailoring career resources and services for marginalized populations that  help students navigate the challenges they may experience within our institution and in the workforce. We empower students to be change agents throughout their career journey by continuously challenging social and systemic norms within their own work cultures when they can do so safely.

We aim to provide our employer partners with the right tools to identify, discuss, and challenge racist beliefs, practices, and norms that may be present in their workplace cultures and educate on the workforce needs of the new majority so that they may become employers of choice for our Nevada State students and graduates.

Nevada State Graduate Statistics

 

May 2022 Graduates

Coming soon.

Meet Your Career Services Center Staff

Kaytee Johns

Interim Director

Kaytee currently serves as the Interim Director for Career Services and also supports NSC’s Internship Program and advises all students interested in pursuing internships. She has an M.S. in College Student Personnel Administration and a B.A. in Sociology/Women’s Studies. Kaytee is originally from Minnesota and has been at NSC since June 2021.

Emmanuel Paolo Monteclar

Student Worker

Emmanuel is a Psychology major at Nevada State graduating in May 2023. As a current student worker and NASPA NUFP fellow, Emmanuel works closely with the CSC Professional Staff on a wide variety of projects including data reporting, student success initiatives and day-to-day office functions. Emmanuel is originally from Hawaii and has been with CSC since January 2022.

Currently Vacant

Administrative Assistant

LeLycia Henderson-Ray

Freshman & Sophomore Career Advisor

LeLycia “Ley”, serves as a Career Advisor and primarily works with first and second year students to provide career advising as well as helping to coordinate CSC events across campus. has her M.S. in School Counseling and B.A. in Psychology, both from San Diego State. Ley is originally from Southern California and has been at NSC since Fall 2020.

Ana Sanchez-Benet

Student Worker

Ana is a Psychology major at Nevada State graduating in May 2023. As a student worker, she oversees the department social media accounts, creates marketing materials and graphics, and supports the department at campus-wide tabling events to share how CSC can support students. Ana is originally from Las Vegas and has been with CSC since January 2020.

Currently Vacant

Assistant Director of Career Services & Employer Relations

Kyah King

Junior, Senior & Alumnx Career Advisor

Kyah serves as a Career Advisor and primarily works with third and fourth year students to provide career advising as well as helping to coordinate CSC events across campus. She has both an M.Ed. and an M.S. in Human Resource Management as well as a B.A. in Psychology. Kyah is originally from Illinois and has been at NSC since Jan 2022.

Gwynneth Miller

Student Worker

Gwynn is a Biology major at Nevada State graduating in May 2023. As a current student worker she supports the creation and distribution of marketing materials for the department, edits and posts career-related videos to the department Youtube channel, and supports many other day-to-day functions. Gwynn is originally from Boulder City and has been with CSC since January 2021.

Currently Vacant

Career Advisor & Internship Coordinator

Office Information:

  • Location: Roger’s Student Center Suite 128 (first floor hallway across from bookstore)
  • Phone: (702) 992-2611
  • Email: career@nsc.edu