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Career Services Associate

Employer
Connecticut State Colleges and Universities
Location
Connecticut, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jan 20, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Career Services, Counseling, Disabled Student Services, Minority & Multicultural Affairs
Employment Type
Part Time
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Details:
Posted: January 14, 2022
Level: Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-time up to 17 hours per week
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted by 5:00 pm (EST) on Monday, January 31, 2022, receiving priority consideration.

Location:
Capital Community College
1950 Main Street Hartford CT 06103

CT State Community College Mission:

Connecticut State Community College (CT State) provides access to academically rigorous and innovative education and training focused on student success. The College supports excellence in teaching and learning, makes data-informed decisions, promotes equity, advances positive change for the students, communities, and industries it serves, and awards associates degrees and certificates.

CT State Community College Vision:

CT State will be recognized for exceptional student success, educational leadership, and transformative collaboration with business and industry, government, educational, and key stakeholders while advancing diverse opportunities for Connecticut’s citizens and communities.

CT State Community Equity Statement:

The CSCU system commits to bold and disruptive change by actively identifying, naming, and dismantling structural racism, systemic poverty, and other barriers; establishing equitable and anti-racist policies and practices; and empowering students, faculty, staff, and administrators to advance racial, social, and economic justice. Our core collective responsibility is to continuously assess practices and policies and transform the world we live in by eliminating inequities.

Anticipated Start Date:

Spring 2022

Position Summary:

The Career Services Associate is required to build and expand collaborative and cooperative relationships with faculty, administration, staff, and students as well as with academic and student services departments within Capital Community College including the ESL Program.

Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriately related field together with one (1) of related experience which includes two (2) years of teaching and coaching students in these populations; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Successful Candidate must have or must possess:
  • Experience in career advising and career planning assessments
  • Experience applying best practices in helping students overcome traditional barriers to career and technical education
Substitutions Allowed:
Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a community college
  • Bilingual (Spanish, etc.)
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the LEAD Center’s Career & Talent Development team, the Career Services Associate is accountable for providing career coaching and counseling to students matriculated in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs, providing resume preparation, interviewing skills, financial literacy, and job search skills instruction, establishing individualized career development plans for students and monitor their progress, identifying employment opportunities associated with the CTE programs for students, and Coordinating employer information sessions.

Salary:
$32.14 hourly.

Application Instructions:
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion Ndagostino@commnet.edu

Prior to extending an offer of employment, the finalists for state employment must prove that they (1 )are fully vaccinated against COVID-19; (2) have received the first dose and has either received a second dose or have an appointment for the second dose in a two-dose series vaccination, such as Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or has received a single-dose vaccine, such as Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine; or (3) have applied for an exemption from this requirement because a physician, physician’s assistant, or advanced practice registered nurse has determined that the administration of COVID-19 vaccine is likely to be detrimental to their health, or the finalist objects to vaccination on the basis of a sincerely held religious or spiritual belief. Each application for an exemption will be considered on an individualized, case-by-case basis, and any applicant for an exemption must provide appropriate supporting documentation if requested. Executive Order

CSCC IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F

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