Career and Employer Relations Specialist (PT)

Mohawk Valley Community College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 18, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Career Services, Counseling, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Career and Employer Relations Specialist (PT)

Salary: $21.00 per hour

Mohawk Valley Community College provides accessible, high-quality educational opportunities to meet the diverse needs of our students. We are the community’s college, committed to student success through partnerships, transfer and career pathways, and personal enrichment.

MVCC is seeking a part-time Career and Employer Relations Specialist to serve as a liaison between the Office of Career Services and specific academic departments to align services and events with the specific needs of the academic discipline and corresponding industry or career field. The successful candidate will assist with career fairs, career assessments, resume development, interview preparation, job searches, effective use of social media and applied learning. This position supports our students and graduates in the realization of the next steps in their career path.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manages communication with partners from local business and agencies to facilitate postings for career and internship opportunities;
  • Serves as a liaison to an academic school, collaborating with faculty to support career development of students through class presentations and programming;
  • Provides programming and assistance to students with career planning, job search development and professional skills;
  • Coordinates Career Fairs, Internship Fairs and Job Shadowing programs;
  • Provides individual career counseling to assist student with their choice of academic curriculum;
  • Performs other duties related to the job description and as assigned by the Coordinator of Career Services.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Three years of related work experience in a community college setting
  • Experience working with diverse populations
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills, computer literacy and critical thinking abilities
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license at the time of hire and throughout employment
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a college or university setting working directly with students, knowledge of student development, career counseling, advising, and case management experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 9/19/2021

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.

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