Responsible for assisting the Director of Career Services in managing all aspects of the Career Services Center (CSC), including the development of strong relationships; marketing the school's graduates to national, regional and local firms; meeting graduate outcome statistics; and overseeing all CSC programs and services offered to students, alumni and employer contacts. Incumbent will assure that the EDMC philosophy (i.e.: quality services to clients; development, growth, involvement and recognition of employees; sound economic principles; and an environment which is conducive to innovation, positive thinking and expansion) is considered when carrying out the duties and responsibilities of this position. development, and graduate career preparation.
Key Job Elements
Assumes all key elements of career services positions including individual graduate field-related employment, employer and job opportunity development, industry trends and curriculum.
Supports and assists the Director of Career Services, including key marketing activities to employers and industry professionals, and assumes the Director's duties when absent. Assists Director in maintaining and reporting accurate student and graduate employment records and statistics. Shares in making strategic decisions regarding the most desirable relationships to cultivate for maximum graduate employment results. Assists in the preparation of students in their career search; assists in developing an environment promoting the career counseling and placement efforts of students in each program.
Plans, oversees, and assists in delivering career programs and workshops (self-assessment, resume writing, interviewing, portfolio development, negotiating, and job search strategies) designed to prepare students for the job market. Also provides individual career guidance to students seeking jobs in the program area for which he or she has direct responsibility.
Assists in training, developing and managing a team of employment advisors (graduate and student), support staff and student assistants.
Oversees and coordinates the department responsibilities for the school Internship Program and works with Academic Department Directors and the Registrar in coordinating related activities.
Serves as a member of various school committees providing information, guidance and advice regarding the Career Services Department when appropriate to their impact on school policies and decisions.
Director of Career Services
Student Employment Advisors, Student Assistants
All areas of the school, including admissions, education, and student services to enhance in-school activities and external relationships. Contacts inside the school may include all students and their parents, employees and faculty. Outside contacts are principally with associations, employers, and organizations.
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Minimum of two years experience in developing and facilitating programs and activities for college students, plus direct experience in assisting students and graduates in job searches.
Strong knowledge of career decision-making and placement processes.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student population.
Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
Strong basic computer software (MS Office) skills.
Persuasive sales technique both over the phone and in person.
Ability to interact effectively as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
Ability to listen to customers (e.g. students, staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests.
Ability to work without close supervision and to set one's own priorities and work schedule
Proven ability to meet quantitative goals, and to be successful in a service, sales or marketing environment.
Ability to work effectively under pressure, ambiguity, and conflicting goals.
Work Environment & Notice
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative and level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Education Management Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive.
The Art Institute of York- Pennsylvania - 18 months ago
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