Closes: Saturday, December 16, 2017
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Master’s Degree from a regionally accredited institution in Counseling, Organizational Development, Human Resources, Industrial Psychology or a related field. A minimum of one year experience in career coaching required.
This position is grant funded until December 31, 2018 and will be located on the Harper Campus.
The Career Coach position will perform a variety of administrative tasks related to the implementation and management of educational initiatives within the Learning and Workforce Development Unit. This position will assist the Dean in implementing, promoting and managing the Accelerated Career Training (ACT) program.
Performs a variety of administrative tasks related to the implementation and management of educational initiatives and in providing student career development support.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
- Coaches participates regarding career development, including administering and interpreting career assessment instruments
- Designs and implements outreach programs to promote and encourage use of career services by students, faculty and staff.
- Advises and supports undecided students through the career development activities.
- Assists and monitors identified at-risk students with career focused support and materials.
- Monitor and maintain protocol that provides support for high demand jobs, certificates, degree programs, and non-credit training options that lead to career advancement.
- Maintain student intake process for dislocated workers that will serve as a basis for ongoing tracking.
- Advises students individually and in class presentations regarding resume writing, interviewing and job search skills.
- Develops promotional materials and strategies for Learning and Workforce Development Unit initiatives.
- Assists students in finding career information on the web.
- Build relationships across the college as well as design and implement outreach programs promoting various Learning and Workforce Development Unit initiatives.
- Serves as liaison to academic departments.
- Assists employers and assists with career fairs.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics
- Knowledge of career software and assessment instruments
- Strong Microsoft Office Skills
- Strong knowledge of career development and job search processes
- Excellent presentation skills
- Flexibility and the ability to handle multiple tasks
- Marketing skills
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
- Ability to work with a diverse student population
- Experience in workshop and program development
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