Employer Relations Coordinator

Posting Date 10/13/2020 Closing Date 10/23/2020 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, Career Services
PLACEMENT : Professional staff, grade S08
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $52,618 annually

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

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

  • Satisfactory results of a background check

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

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

Position Summary

The Coordinator of Employer Relations is responsible for the development and coordination of strong working relationships with area employers to promote mentoring, internship and employment opportunities for students, alumni, and community members. Supports strategic activities designed to engage and advise students and alumni on appropriate career paths in order to prepare them for employment and assist them with job search skills. Provide support and mentoring for Career Advisors and Career Pathway coaches supporting the Guided Academic Pathway model of academic intent declaration for college success. Collaborates with faculty and staff; supports the continuous and strategic improvement of department services that effectively meet the current and future career needs of students and college alumni. Assist the Director with communicating the mission of the Career Services Center to students, faculty, alumni, and staff. Function as a back up to the Director in her/his absence.

1. Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with local employers and organizations. Match employers’ needs to academic departments’ needs and stream-line a process to connect employers with JJC programs, students, alumni and community members.
2. Establish new, and strengthen current, employer relationships and visibility in the business and education communities through outreach activities such as networking events and site visits.
3. Supervise and assign responsibilities to the Employment Advisor and Student Employment Specialist
4. Facilitate and manage employer visits to campus and provide leadership and coordination for career/job fairs.
5. Create and execute a strategy for identifying and recruiting students and alumni for internships and employment opportunities.
6. Serve as primary business/industry liaison in the facilitation of recruitment processes, activities, and events.
7. Serve as primary college liaison for academic departments and businesses in the facilitation of services and cooperative programming.
8. Partner with academic departments to strengthen communication with and between employers, students, and faculty to identify and promote internships and work opportunities.
9. Participate in the creation, planning and implementation of innovative programs and presentations to meet students’ changing career needs.
10. Oversee processes and policies for internships in compliance with Department of Labor, Illinois Community College Board, NACE, and Fair Labor Standards Act policies.
11. Assist with the promotion of Career Services Center services and the electronic job posting system to students, alumni, faculty and employers through a variety of marketing efforts.
12. Advise students with job seeking skills including resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing. .
13. Participate in achieving departmental and college goals and objectives; lead day-to-day operations of the office in the absence of the Director.
14. Perform related duties as assigned.

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