CAREER CENTER COORDINATOR
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
REPORTS TO: Director of Instruction
JOB DESCRIPTION: Develops, organizes resources and implements career services and job placement activities for all enrolled students and graduates. Coordinates activities with various college and business and industry groups, prepares and interprets statistical data, prepares presentations and keeps informed on current job seeking skills, retention and advancement and labor market trends.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Finding employment/internships for MSC students. This should be accomplished by forming strong relationships with Valley businesses for finding employment/internships for our graduates/students, enhancing our training programs by relaying the skill sets desired by employers to the Director and the Program Managers, and tracking the success of our employed graduates. Utilizes CRM technology to handle the information management tasks of the department. Ensures that job boards are updated regularly. Helps students improve soft skills to increase the likelihood of sustained employment. Teaches interviewing skills, appropriate workplace behavior, and dress. Coordinates with the ESC regarding overall soft skills training program. Maintains and provides statistical analysis regarding career placement activity, assists in writing resumes and completing job applications. Supervises assigned staff.
Represents the Skill Center by attending or sending staff to meetings such as educational and employer functions to increase awareness of services available to the community. Performs other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge and skills. An example of this would be a college degree in business administration, counseling, or education and/or experience in community college placement/career center, career advising, career exploration, job development, or human resources development.
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Vocational education career services and programs, Continuous improvement processes, Statistical reporting, tracking, and uses, CRM technology, Applicable federal, state, and county labor market trends.
SKILLS REQUIRED: Preparing and presenting presentations using current presentation software i.e., power point or equivalent, Managing employees who are frequently on the road, Communicating effectively orally and in writing, Organizing and planning work to meet deadlines, Coordinating job development/career placement activities, Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction in a fashion consistent with the standards of professionalism. Valid Arizona Class D Drivers License.
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