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  • 13 Nov 2018 11:45 AM | Margaret Pierce
    The following position is now open for applications:  
    Career Advisor 
    Career Services/Student Affairs 
    Posted Monday, November 12, 2018 

    JOB TITLE: Career Services Advisor
    HIRING SUPERVISOR: Director of Career Services
    DIVISION:  Student Affairs
    DEPARTMENT: Office of Career Services
    TYPE:  Full-Time

    JOB DUTIES:  Provide assistance to students, alumni and employers in the delivery of career services and recruitment activities for Lawrence Technological University.  Provide marketing and programming resources for students and alumni that can yield increased employment outcomes for internship, entry level job attainment as well as provide assistance to alumni.

    QUALIFICATIONS:  A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or Psychology, and two to four years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Masters’ Degree preferred in Higher Education, Student Affairs, Counseling or Social Sciences acumen.  Experience in delivery of career services, in a higher education environment and/or direct employer recruitment experience is desired.  Strong communication skills and ability to reach out and engage employers and university constituencies.  

    Lawrence Technological University (LTU) conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history.

    Lawrence Technological University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Interested applicants send resume and cover letter to Peg Pierce : mpierce@ltu.edu 

  • 27 Jun 2018 12:37 PM | Steven Bohus (Administrator)


    Aquinas College, an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic and Dominican traditions, provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good.

    Aquinas College is recognized as the exceptional Catholic liberal arts college that prepares individuals for careers of leadership and service in developing a sustainable and just global community. Aquinas College is recognized by its values: Faith, Service, Learning and Community.

    Aquinas College prides itself as a leader in sustainability, and this requires the participation of every member of the college community.  In this regard, employees and their supervisors are expected to engage in the process of “appreciative inquiry” to identify ways that each position can advance sustainability in the employment experience.

    Summary and Purpose:

    The Career Coach supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the college and the Advantage Center.  The goal of this position is to increase student participation in career counseling, coaching, and advising through a variety of formats including drop-in interactions, individual appointments, and presentations/workshops. This position would also support the Director with engagement activities with various college consortiums, organizations, and career related community initiatives.

    Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks/Essential Functions:


    • Supports and abides by all rules, regulations, and guidelines of the college and serves as an appropriate role model for students at all times.
    • Provides career planning assistance through appointments with individuals, online assistance, and regularly scheduled workshops with groups.
    • Establishes and maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with students, alumni, faculty, employers, and the general public.
    • Advise and teach career development skills and knowledge to students and alumni.
    • Provide students with relevant occupational, educational, and employment information that would assist them in exploring a wide range of major/career options.
    • Assist students with their understanding of the relationship between self-knowledge and major/career choice through formal and informal career assessments.
    • Increase student awareness of experiential education opportunities.
    • Improve student preparedness for job search activities and professionalism in the workplace.
    • Coordinate the Vocationers program utilizing student volunteers to assist with career coaching/advising.
    • Provide employers with information on employer services and collaborate with employers to provide career-related programming for students.
    • Facilitates the distribution of information on various employment/internship opportunities.

    Knowledge, Skills and Education Requirements:

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Counseling, Management/Business, Human Resources, Social Work, or related field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
    • Skills/experience in career counseling, psychometric assessment, program planning, public relations, and group presentations.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
    • Proven ability to work independently while functioning as a team member.
    • Strong abilities in time management, event organization, and managing multiple projects and details.
    • Computer skills to include Work, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Familiarity with career related technology and electronic databases.
    • Experience or ability to develop and conduct career/life planning workshops.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum of three years of professional experience either in a university/college setting or business human resource or training and development function is preferred.
    • Understanding of career development theory preferred.

    Work Environment & Physical Demands:

    • Office environment that requires sitting for long periods of time.
    • Use of typical office equipment (phone, fax, computers, copiers).
    • 50-70% Computer exposure (monitor/keyboard).
    • 25-30% Walking, bending, stooping, lifting (less than 20lbs).

    Direct Link to Posting:  https://aquinas.prismhr-hire.com/job/75327/career-coach

  • 27 Jun 2018 8:41 AM | Steven Bohus (Administrator)

    Kettering University 

    Cooperative Education Manager/Educator

    Direct Link to Job Posting: https://jobs.kettering.edu/postings/4173

    Please see Special Instructions for more details.

    Posting Details

    Position Information

    Job Title

    Cooperative Education Manager/Educator

    Position Class Type


    Position Type


    Other Position Information

    Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM (science, technology, engineering, math and business) education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. Through this proven approach we inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach and an engaged community of stakeholders.

    BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

    Position Status


    If Part Time, hours per week

    Posting Text

    Preferred Qualifications

    -Experience with co-operative education or internships.
    -Experience with corporate relations or industry.
    -Additional education relevant to position.

    Job Specific Required Qualifications

    -Bachelor’s Degree with two to three years of progressive experience in higher education, career counseling, recruiting, and/or business setting.
    -Experience working with diverse constituencies and the ability to travel for extended periods of time are required.
    -Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
    -Previous experience in public speaking or presentations.
    -Demonstrated familiarity with PC and software applications.
    -Must possess current valid unrestricted driver’s license.

    Understand and have a commitment to Kettering University Values
    a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity partnerships with students.
    b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.
    c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.
    d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.
    e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.

    Posting Information

    Posting Number


    Posting Date


    Closing Date

    Open Until Filled


    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Be prepared to present a PowerPoint selling the benefits of cooperative education, highlighting some of Kettering University’s unique program features.

    Job Duties

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    Percent of total time



    Advise/coach students and provides assistance with resumes, cover letters, interview skills, and job search techniques. Promotes and markets cooperative education to students.

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    Markets, promotes, and sells Kettering’s co-op program to employers by developing and maintaining co-op and/or full-time job opportunities. Reviews, assists, and provides counsel to employers in the development of co-op job descriptions, work plans, and employment issues.

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    Monitors student and employer co-op experience by maintaining ongoing contact, performing reviews of co-op positions, reviewing employer and student evaluations, and conducting employer site visits.

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    Coordinate and develop experiential education curriculum and student learning activities including online modules, work reflections, and immersion experiences. Schedule, meet and facilitate scheduled group, and individual instructional and advising sessions.

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    Maintains ongoing communication and relationships with Kettering community.

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    Performs other duties as assigned or requested.

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1.     * Being able to work with students, employers, faculty, staff, alumni and leadership is key in this position. Please share how you have been able to juggle multiple projects working with a variety of diverse groups of people.

    (Open Ended Question)

    2.     * This position requires a working knowledge of job development to bring on new employer partners for our co-op program. Please describe what you believe are some key steps in the job development process and what it would take to persuade employers to participate.

    (Open Ended Question)

    3.     * Describe experiences that would communicate your ability to serve a college-age student population.

    (Open Ended Question)

    4.     * Please explain how this position would be a good fit for you and where it falls in the scale of your future career goals.

    (Open Ended Question)

    5.     * Please provide the specific name of the publication or website where you learned about this posting.

    (Open Ended Question)

    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    1.     Resume

    2.     Cover Letter

    3.     List of References

    Optional Documents

  • 05 Apr 2018 12:12 PM | Anonymous

    Primary focus is on career readiness and student support, as well as program development and cross-campus collaboration. The Career Services Coordinator offers individual career coaching, internship, and job-search advising to students and alumni, develops and presents workshops, and develops positive relationships with students, employers, faculty, staff, alumni, and parents. Assist organizations seeking to engage with the university, especially in the areas of on-campus recruitment and cultivates new recruitment partnerships; assist in the organization of career fairs, employer information sessions and interviews.

    Apply at https://udmercy.peopleadmin.com/postings/4239

  • 09 Mar 2018 12:32 PM | Rachel Becklin

    Position Title: 

    Career Center – Assistant Director  (.8 FTE)

    Required Qualifications and Education:

    Master’s degree higher education, student affairs, or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience

    Demonstrated ability to build relationships and collaborate on cross-functional teams

    Strong interpersonal, advising and presentation skills

    Demonstrated experience in employment industry collaboration and event planning

    Understanding of career decision making and development

    Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations

    Preferred Qualifications and Education: 

    Demonstrated understanding/experiences in the career development process specific to public and social services fields, and graduate students

    Demonstrated ability to create and deliver effective presentations

    Demonstrated experience using Adobe Creative Suites

    Demonstrated understanding of content management systems and website design and maintenance

    Responsibilities – Essential Functions: 

    • ·       Counsel / advise current / prospective liberal arts, business, public service and social science students and alumni, regarding short and long-term career planning; internship procedures; interview techniques; resume/cover letter development; and conducting job searches
    • ·       Conduct group presentations for current and prospective students and alumni regarding Career Center procedures and employability issues
    • ·       Assist with preparation of career fairs, employer panels and employment workshops / events for students and alumni
    • ·       Make employer visitations to facilitate linkages between employers and students / alumni, promote internships, obtain feedback regarding students, and promote GVSU and its students and graduates
    • ·       Facilitate introductions and meetings between alumni/company recruiting representative and Deans and Directors
    • ·       Interface with faculty and staff to aid in the development of sound, practical internship and career guidance activities

    Responsibilities – Non-essential Functions

    (Functions not mandatory to the existence of the job.)

    • ·       Create and implement marketing efforts to students, employers and faculty with a goal of increasing awareness and participation in office events, internship experiences, and full-time employment opportunities
    • ·       Work with recent alumni in a wide range of fields to develop new employment opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students
    • ·       Research hiring trends to identify employment opportunities within new companies, industries and geographic areas
    • ·       Identify alumni within target companies to assist with recruiting efforts
    • ·       Coordinate alumni volunteers for a wide array of programs and events
    • ·       Supervise or share in supervision of CSAL graduate assistants (possible)
    • ·       Attend events planned by student organizations (golf outings, volunteer events, etc.)


    Commensurate with experience

    Department/Division:  The Career Center – Division of Student Services

    Campus:   Allendale Campus

    How To Apply: Apply online at www.jobs.gvsu.edu Include a cover letter and resume.   The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically.  If you have need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.

  • 11 Jan 2018 11:00 AM | Steven Bohus (Administrator)

    Position:           Part-time Career Services Advisor

    Reports to:     Director, Career Services

    FLSA:             Non-exempt

     Major Responsibilities:      

    • Provide career advising and coaching to students and alumni to include resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, job search techniques, networking, transitional employment, and career development.
    • Administer and interpret career assessments (as qualified).
    • Research and develop opportunities and resources for students/alumni.
    • Assist in marketing services to employers.
    • Assist in marketing services to students, such as conducting classroom presentations.
    • Assist with and promote special events and career fairs.
    • Stay current with and communicate labor market and job search strategy trends.
    • Collaborate with faculty, student services, student life, and alumni functions.
    • Utilize career services database.
    • Provide periodic front desk assistance.

    Minimum requirements:

    • Bachelor degree required. Advanced degree a plus.
    • Minimum of two years of experience in professional career advising or employee recruitment.
    • Knowledge of job search practices and coaching/career advising techniques required.
    • Knowledge of professional occupations in the business field and business trends preferred.
    • Professional presence and approachable demeanor to interface with students and employers required.
    • Superior writing, grammatical, editing, and proof-reading skills required.
    •         Excellent verbal, presentation, interpersonal communication skills required.
    •         Organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to follow-up required.
    •         Computer literacy, including intermediate MSWord, basic MS Excel, Internet, and social media job search skills required.
    •         Ability to travel locally on a periodic basis.
    •         Must be able to work two days per week until 7:00 pm as part of a flexible schedule.

    To Apply:       Submit resume with salary requirement to the Human Resources Office, Walsh College at: hr@walshcollege.edu

    Posted:           December 11, 2017

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