Career Services Coordinator

Columbia College (MO)
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Nov 8, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Career Services, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time

Career Services Coordinator
Department: Student Affairs
Location: Columbia, MO
Type: Staff, Full-time

Diversity Statement:
Columbia College is committed to creating an inclusive employee experience for all regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age or disability. The college maintains a safe place for open discourse; supports activities that promote diversity and inclusion; and overall, fosters a sense of community that welcomes everyone.

Job Summary:
The Career Services Coordinator will develop and implement career services activities across all Columbia College venues. The role will plan and implement programming, outreach strategies and presentations for all venues with special attention to diverse audiences. The role will also develop resources, programming and outreach for CC military, veteran and family member audiences. The position will work on employee relations, resource development, and will help with event and program planning. This position will also meet with students in person, over the phone, or via Zoom/Skype, to discuss career options and strategies, create job search documents (such as resumes and cover letters), and develop career decision and planning skills.
  • Perform job duties in accordance with Columbia College’s vision, mission and values, and contributes to the development of the Division of Student Affairs and the Career Services Department.
  • Develop strategies to improve outreach to students and alumni from all venues with specific attention to developing resources, programming and outreach to CC military students, veterans and their family members.
  • Assist Director in developing targeted materials and resources for students from underrepresented and military/veteran backgrounds.
  • Develop resources designed to support academic and career services projects, efforts and initiatives.
  • Advance efforts to reach out to local and national employers to engage them with the college.
  • Maintain knowledge of academic majors/tracks/trends and their relation to career pathways.
  • Provide 1:1 and group advising sessions to students and alumni on a variety of career topics.
  • Work to strengthen the content and utilization of Handshake (career engagement software).
  • Develop and implement strategies to promote Handshake and Career Services through trainings, webinars, programming and more.
  • Complete projects aimed to improve the services and offerings of Career Services.
  • Work with college officials to help in coordinating periodic first destination surveys of recent graduates.
  • Fulfill additional responsibilities as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Career Counseling, Career Counseling, Higher Education

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive of every duty and responsibility required by the employee in the position.

Benefits Summary

Columbia College values its employees and is committed to offering benefits designed to help enhance their health and well-being. Columbia College views the benefits offered to its workforce as an important component of the overall compensation package made available by the College. We strive to offer our employees comprehensive and affordable benefits that make Columbia College an even more attractive place to work.

The College offers generous benefits to eligible employees that include:
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic life insurance and AD&D insurance
  • A 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, to which the College will match up to 8% of an employee’s annual compensation that vests at 20% a year after the employee satisfies a one year waiting period, is at least 21 years of age, has worked at least 1,000 hours in a Plan year
  • Paid vacation leave
  • Paid sick leave
  • An Employee Educational Grant program that allows eligible individuals to take undergraduate in-seat classes at Columbia College tuition free, and online undergraduate courses at a 75% tuition reduction
  • A Graduate Educational Grant program that allows eligible individuals to take graduate classes in-seat or online at Columbia College, at a 75% tuition reduction
  • Participation in Tuition Exchange programs that allows full time employees to send their non-emancipated children to other member institutions with no or significantly reduced tuition charges
The offer of employment and assignment to duties is contingent upon a satisfactory criminal background check. The information may include, but is not limited to, academic, residential, achievement, performance, attendance, disciplinary, employment history, credit history, driving history, and criminal history of public record.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Columbia College is an equal opportunity employer.

In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), the Department of Campus Safety for Columbia College has provided the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report and crime statistics for the main campus and venues nationwide.

Columbia College is required to distribute this information to all current and prospective employees and students. Please follow the link below for the full report or contact Human Resources at 573-875-7495 for a printed copy.

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