Employment Advisor

Posting Date 09/08/2020 Closing Date 09/21/2020 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email HR@jjc.edu or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:

  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick

Job Details

STATUS : Full Time
DEPARTMENT : Career Services
DIVISION : Student Development
UNION : Non-union
REPORTS TO: Director of Career Services
PLACEMENT : Professional staff, grade S08
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $52,618 annually

Position Summary

The Employment Advisor supports the educational and occupational growth of students by developing and delivering comprehensive student internship, employment, and career development services.
1. Lead the development and implementation of a viable internship program; assist students in securing appropriate internship and employment opportunities.
2. Advise students with job seeking skills including resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing.
3. Work collaboratively with faculty and administration to create policy and procedures for ensuring the academic quality and integrity of internships.
4. Conduct site visits to evaluate appropriateness and relevance of internships for students.
5. Develop and facilitate workshops and trainings on a variety of job search topics.
6. Research and cultivate potential employer partners for opportunities that expand experiential learning activities and promote out-of-the-classroom experiences related to academic studies and career direction.
7. Lead and coordinate programs such as job and internship fairs and on-campus recruitment events.
8. Oversee processes and policies for internships in compliance with Department of Labor, Illinois Community College Board, NACE, and Fair Labor Standards Act policies.
9. Plan, monitor and control the fiscal and budgetary functions for various internship grant programs.
10. Partner with academic departments to strengthen communication with and between employers, students, and faculty to identify and promote internships and work opportunities.
11. Resolve issues that may occur between students and employers. Advise appropriate corrective action and communicate student rights and responsibilities.
12. Monitor applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations regarding employment practices to ensure compliance.
13. Compile data and prepare various monthly and quarterly employment reports.
14. Perform related duties as assigned.

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