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  • 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

  • 23 Mar 2018 9:00 AM | Anonymous
    • Date: Friday, March 23, 2018
    • Time: 9 a.m. - noon ET
    • Location: University of Detroit Mercy,  Detroit, Michigan
    • Career Level: Basic-, intermediate-, and advanced-level career services and university relations and recruiting professionals
    • Career Services Competency: Brokering, Connecting, and Linking
    Fee: $75 (NACE member); $100 (nonmember NACE)

    Register at: http://www.naceweb.org/professional-development/2018/roundtable/career-readiness/detroit/

    Join like-minded professionals in deep dive conversations on the topic of career readiness. Learn strategies and tactics to expand your existing organizational framework. Learn how those in higher education are preparing the college educated to become career ready and how those competencies transition into the world of work. Lend your voice to national dialogue and inform best practices.

    Following this program, you will be able to:

    • Define career readiness and its impact on the profession;
    • Describe competencies and strategies for implementation;
    • Examine methods for using criteria within your organizational framework; and
    • Expand your resources and connections for collaboration to ensure career readiness of today’s graduates.
    This three-hour event incorporates facilitated discussion by Matthew Brink, NACE assistant executive director. The audience will consist of both colleges and employers. The event will use guided discussion, question and answer, and networking opportunities.

      About the Presenter:

      Matthew Brink, Assistant Executive Director, NACE

      Matthew Brink is assistant executive director for programs and services for the National Association of Colleges and Employers and oversees professional development services, meetings and events, and all research initiatives. An experienced professional in the field, Brink has overseen career services in a variety of institutions, including, most recently, the University of Delaware, and has been active in employer-focused activities.

      • 09 Mar 2018 12:32 PM | Rachel Becklin (Administrator)

        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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