Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $56,000 a year
- Health insurance
- Tuition reimbursement
- Computer skills
- Training & development
- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
Full Job Description
Career Services Advisor- College to Careers
Harold Washington College
City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), the largest community college system in Illinois, is made up of seven colleges and five satellite sites, providing more than 70,000 students each year access to a quality, affordable education.
Manage job placement services for College to Careers Cluster students and graduates for the purpose of student recruitment, retention, and employment placement assistance.
Ensures that all College to Careers Cluster program participants and graduates receive aid in seeking employment and advises program participants regarding career opportunities and prospective employment. Establishes annual objectives based on market trends and recent results.
Accountable for C2C related metrics including employment as assigned by CCC administration.
Contacts employers to develop job leads and career opportunities for College to Careers Cluster program participants. Arranges for employers to visit College to Careers Cluster facility to discuss personnel needs and interview graduating students. Maintains current job listings on file. Provides information to employer regarding current, former and graduating students.
Develops and maintains key metrics and data regarding placement of graduating students. Maintains files of placement credentials of College to Careers Cluster students. Establishes records of students, alumni referrals and referral results. Establishes mechanism for assessing employer satisfaction with the quality of graduates as part of the interviewing process or initial evaluation of early on the job performance. Is sensitive to confidentiality between the employer and the employee/graduate.
Develops a career library for students, faculty and staff for use as a resource in placement activities. Coordinates annual career fairs; assists in new student orientation and provides input for the school newsletter.
Develops and conducts training programs related to career development, resume/letter construction, interviewing techniques and effective job search techniques. Develops a program involving employer presentations, field visits and student internships.
Prepares reports and key assessment data regarding results and outcomes. Compares outcomes over time and by program. Establishes and maintains tracking and reporting processes.
Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Personnel or Business supplemented by five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in student/career services in higher education, or an equivalent combination of training and experience is required. Master’s degree preferred.
Demonstrated track record of successful management and leadership. Previous experience in training and development.
Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
Ability to work well as a team player.
Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the District. Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
Must be computer proficient with knowledge of a variety of software programs.
Availability to work some evenings and weekends. In and out of District travel may be required.
We offer: excellent health and welfare benefit package and long-term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Thank you for your interest in City College of Chicago!