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  • 23 Mar 2018 9:00 AM | Elissa Clemons
    • 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.


      • 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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