Director, Career Services

Location
Illinois, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Date 04/20/2021 Closing Date 04/30/2021 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

POSITION TITLE : DIRECTOR, CAREER SERVICES LFCRSV -DIRC01
STATUS : Full time
DEPARTMENT : Career Services Center
DIVISION : Student Development
CLASSIFICATION : Exempt
UNION : Non-union
REPORTS TO: Dean of Student Success

PLACEMENT : Professional, grade 13
MINIMUM PAY RATE : $79,480 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

POSITION SUMMARY

Provide leadership, supervision, and direction to the JJC Career Services Center and staff. Work collaboratively with the faculty, staff, students and JJC district residents to address the immediate and long-term career development needs of JJC students and alumni. This includes conceptualizing, developing and delivering innovative services, effectively assessing services and accommodations, as well as strategically reporting data that indicate student engagement, development, and success outcomes, which are consistent with the college’s mission, vision, and priorities.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide leadership to the Career Services Center and facilitate short and long-range planning, guided academic pathway program development, and assessment that supports student success outcomes; align program initiatives with strategic goals and outcomes of the college.
2. Manage the operational, budget and personnel functions for the Career Services Center.
3. Supervise and evaluate full-time and part-time staff members; oversee staff members who provide career exploration, guided academic pathway academic coaching, student employment and internships.
4. Establish and cultivate internal and external partnerships to provide innovative experiential learning opportunities (internships, externships, job shadowing, informational interviewing opportunities, etc.) that support guided academic pathways; professional aspirations; or, exploration of field of study or career path.
5. Actively participate in organizations (e.g. CCCI, NACE, NCDA, etc.) and professional development activities to enhance programs and activities which align with the Career Services Center’s priorities and the JJC mission, strategic goals, and objectives.
6. Provide up-to-date resource materials and service platforms (e.g. career research databases and resources, synchronous and asynchronous virtual services, coaching and programs) and, assure accessibility of career development resources for students attending all JJC campuses, as well as to alumni of the college.
7. Provides career-advising expertise to students and alumni regarding the job-search process, interviewing, resume, and letter writing, and all other facets of career planning. Conducts workshops, seminars, and other presentations to student, faculty, employer, and alumni groups.
8. Constantly monitors, analyzes, and evaluates current scope of services offered through career services and plans, implements, and directs new programs under the supervision of the dean of student development and services and in coordination with other directors of student services and student activities efforts.
9. Market the Career Services Center’s programs and services to students, employers, faculty, and district residents; engage in and promote innovative uses of technology to market and deliver programs and services. Solicit and analyze student and alumni/community evaluations to assess program outcomes and alignment with institutional goals.
10. Analyze and distribute usage and learning outcomes data generated by the Career Services Center; prepare regular reports (monthly and annually) related to programs, services, accomplishments and concern.
11. Provide career-advising expertise to students and alumni regarding the job-search process, interviewing, resume, and letter writing, and all other facets of career planning. Conducts workshops, seminars, and other presentations to student, faculty, employer, and alumni groups.
12. Perform related duties as assigned.


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