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Director Of Career Services

Company: Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology
Location: Riverside
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Summary
The Director of Career Services is responsible for overseeing the successful preparation of students to find secure, and retain employment, giving them the skills necessary to report this process throughout their careers. This managerial position will work closely with the other department teams such as the Student Services, Education Department, Faculty, other campus and administration. Therefore, the person must have the written and verbal communications skills to constantly update other departments on the progress of students and alumni on an individual and collective basis, and the customer service skills to quickly and professionally resolve problems that could impede career progress.
Essential FunctionsStudent Relationships and Skills Building:

  • Introduce new and continuing students to Career Development and guiding them through the general employment process
  • Maintain regular and consistent contact with students.
  • Provide career opportunity counseling for students
  • Establish new employer partnerships for student placements
  • Conduct, maintain and updated student records
  • Coach students individually and ingroups on jo creative search skills, resume writing, interviewing techniques, etc.
  • Maintain contact with graduates seeking positions after graduation
  • Network with potential employers to identify job opportunities for students
  • Communicate job opportunities to students through flyers, email notifications, and verbal alers as needed
  • Assist with on-campus/virtual job fairs and employer visits
  • Work with Education to support students in testing for their FAA licensing and continuing their education towards more advanced degrees
    Teamwork:
    • Assist and oversee Career Services Advisor (s) in meeting team goals.
    • Participate in Career Services Advisor events and projects
    • Oversee Career Services Advisor (s) team meetings to stay aware of activities and department goals
    • Actively seek ways to aid other departments in achieving operating objectives not necessarily under direct control or accountability.
    • Leverage relationships with professionals in related career fields to invite appropriate guest speakers to Spartan events.
    • Promoting a positive image in department staff toward operating objectives established by Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology.
      Documentation:
      • Maintain detailed and accurate records of communication with students, staff and employers in the student information system (SIS)
      • Send Weekly Placement updates to campus leadership team
        Other Duties:
        • Audit alumni graduate files monthly and present findings to campus president along with action plan
        • Work with employers to set-up direct placement and/or apprenticeships for current students
        • Lead / Assist Career Service Advisor (s) in meeting team goals
        • Organize and promote job fairs
        • Organize and promote Advisory Community meeting to adhere to accreditation standards
        • Special projects as assigned
        • Attend departmental and campus wide meetings
        • Drive Alumni Reputation Management
        • Drive Alumni Testimonial Management
        • Others Duties as Assigned by Campus President
          Education and Work Experience
          • Bachelors degree preferred
          • 2+ years of experience in coaching preferred
          • Face to Face sales experience preferred
            Work Experience
            • Motivated by a desire to help people be successful and achieve their goals
            • Personal track record of success in academics, coaching or counseling preferred as well as a successful track record of staff training and development
            • Temperament to enjoy and succeed in a high growth company without a rigid work structure
            • Excellent and polished presentation and communications skills, with ability to maintain open communications with other departments and business functions
            • Ability to advise in conjunction with coaching as well as problem solving and provide effective feedback
            • Be a collaborative, effective member of a team and to work with all types of people, to assume facilitator and lead role, and to affect timely submissions from other required
            • Experience in helping individuals identify strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and potential trouble situations, and helping guide those individuals toward creating their own action plan for maximum success.
            • Ability to work in metrical, results oriented environment.
            • Effective, efficient, empathetic, energized, and engaging communicator
            • Temperament to succeed in a performance-based environment in high growth company with peak volume periods
            • Willingness to work weekends and/or early morning or evening hours as required
              Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.No or very limited physical efforts required. No or very limited exposure to physical risk. Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger; and talk or hear.
              AAP/EEO StatementSpartan College provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.In keeping with the above conviction, Spartan College is committed to assuring that:All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law;Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action; and all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, training, and participation in social and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology, Riverside , Director Of Career Services, Executive , Riverside, California

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