Career Development Representative

Ross Education, LLC - Charleston, WV2.4

Full-time
Ross Education LLC is looking for staff to join our Ross Medical Education Center Team in the role described below. If you have post-secondary for-profit education experience in Admissions, Career Services, Financial Aid or Management, then you know the personal reward of assisting students in changing their lives. If you are new to our industry, but are an experienced professional in administrative, office, banking, sales, customer service or management, you may have transferable skills to move into our industry.

Job Summary
The Career Development Representative works under the direction of the Campus Director, with dotted line reporting to the Regional Career Services Manager. Responsible for Job Development, Student Career and Professional Development and Externship Assignments and Site Development

Benefits

As full-time employee with Ross Education, you will be part of an established and growing educational organization with a supportive family atmosphere and a dedication to providing our students with the best career training available. Your experience is a vital part of our success, and we will provide you with the training and resources you need. You may also qualify for advancement to other positions depending on your credentials. Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with competitive compensation, including benefits: (most after a standard waiting period)

Health, dental and vision coverage (employee contribution to premium)
Life insurance and short and long term disability insurance (provided by Ross)
Tuition reimbursement, Accrued time off, paid holidays, 401(k)
Reduced tuition in Ross College Online (one year waiting period)
Verizon Wireless Discount and Dell Employee Purchase Program
Employee Referral Bonus Program
Monthly pay and direct deposit
Requirements

Associates Degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council of Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Bachelor’s Degree preferred
4+ years of proven sales experience and demonstrated results from jobs like outplacement, workforce development, placement/recruiting, public relations, business development, event planning, advertising, marketing, pharma or other sales related positions. 5+ years preferred
Experience making sales calls and developing relationships and contacts in the community
Experience managing a personal sales funnel, territory or assigned accounts
Education and work experience requirements may differ based on state and accrediting organizations’ standards
References/Letters of Reference that substantiate achieved sales goals, preferred
Experience in a post-secondary education setting, preferred
Reference and background check required for employment, including credit check
Protection of student and/or employee privacy is expected in the handling of confidential and/or financial information
Protection of the corporation and privacy of corporate proprietary and confidential information is expected
Ability to travel to multiple locations in a workday. You are required to provide your own suitable transportation. Travel reimbursement is provided per the Ross Education Employee Handbook
Must have sufficient visual and auditory ability to operate computer equipment, use telephone, read materials, and office equipment
Professional communication encompasses written, oral, visual and digital communication. Successful communication skills are required for working at Ross and involve the following: writing, reading, editing, speaking, listening, software applications, data entry and reporting, and Internet research
Ability to build rapport with students and staff
Ability to work with different teams
Ability to remain focused and adapt quickly in fast-paced work environment
Ability to achieve goals; We work to make our students successful and we measure that in our individual and team accomplishments
Strong attention to detail & accuracy, and commitment to quality
Ability to organize your work and meet deadlines
Demonstrate professionalism in manner, dress and conduct as a representative of Ross and a student mentor
Adhere to Ross Code of Conduct and Professional Ethics
Ability to work at least two evenings a week
Job Duties and Responsibilities

Job Development and Placement

Generate new job leads
Build professional relationships within the medical community
Manage personal sales funnel
Make field sales calls and service visits
Convert leads to interviews and job placements
Identify and resolve employer issues
Communicate openings to students via phone, by mail, or in person
Follow-up on all referrals, interviews and placements
Document activity as required and ensure integrity of data
May arrange job development visitations and complete appropriate forms
Establish market knowledge and properly represent Ross in the community
Student Career Development

Develop and maintain professional student relationships
Participate with new student orientation
Conduct classroom presentations such as “Junior” Meetings and Mini-presentations as reflected in the Career Development Guide
Assist students with resume development and career preparation
Develop working knowledge of students’ strengths and areas of opportunity and interest in order to market effectively for job opportunities
Work with students on professional development (i.e. dress, attitude, communication, etc.)
Demonstrate professional example for students to follow
Coordinate and review student mock interviews
Conduct one-on-one appointments with students and graduates as needed
Maintain regular contact with unplaced graduates via weekly calls, appointments, etc.
Externship Assignment and Development

Coordinate, approve, and confirm student externship assignments
Identify, develop and secure new externship sites and obtain required affiliation agreements
Participate in student externship seminars
Service and maintain relationships with existing externship/employer sites
Expected Outcomes

Achieve required minimum of 70% placement rate for each program
Achieve required minimum of 40% Extern to Hire rate
Meet established job development activity goals
Improve On-time Completion YOY
Achieve Employer and Student survey results of 90% or greater
Perform related work as required

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