Job Developer - PT
JOB DEVELOPER PART TIME
KENNEDY KING COLLEGE
This role will provide intensive advising and support to students, providing virtual check-ins thru out the semester ( Mid-term/Finals). To support the goals and objectives of the WEI Grant, success is contingent upon students earning certificates of economic value. This role will aid in problem solving with students and directing them to CCC resources to ensure student retention and completion. Responsible for job placement of student graduates from CCC Programs.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Solicits jobs directly from employers via telephone, mail, direct visits, and referrals.
- Coordinates job fairs, workshops, special programs and solicits employers to participate.
- Provides job readiness training to students including pre-employment skills, career assessment, resume writing, and interviewing techniques.
- Provides customized employment workshops, speakers, classroom visits, student ability assessments and employment referrals for academic disciplines.
- Maintains a database of job leads and potential employers.
- Conducts research of the job market to stay abreast of industry trends; prepares reports for management review.
- Tracks student placement statistics and monitors success rate of placements.
- Adheres to CCC Customer Service Excellence standards.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Social Services, Education or related field or an Associate’s degree and ten years of demonstrated experience working in job placement required. Consideration will be given to candidates with an equivalent combination of training and experience.
- Three years experience performing the general duties and responsibilities of the position, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Demonstrated experience developing workshops/training sessions strongly preferred. Work experience in an academic setting highly desirable.
- Must be able to work well with employees at all levels of the organization, in addition to students and other customers. Must be able to handle all situations with tact, persuasiveness, and diplomacy.
- Excellent writing and verbal communication necessary. Must be able to write reports and present training workshops clearly and accurately. Ability to work with students from diverse communities through one-to-one and public speaking interactions. Bi-lingual skills preferred, but not necessary.
- Must be self-directed and innovative, able to assess current operations in an effort to improve the future goals of the school. Must be able to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
- Ability to operate computers and use software applications.
City Collegs of Chicago is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer
Thank you for your interest in CCC!