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Campus Director of Career Services

Campus Director of Career Services

Requisition ID 
2016-1658
# of Openings 
1
Employment Status 
Full Time
Posted Date 
5/19/2017
Job Family 
Administrative/Managerial
Company 
ECPI University
State/Province 
VA
City 
Newport News

More information about this job

Overview

ECPI University, with campuses in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Online, is a recognized leader in awarding STEM+H degrees through innovative delivery of education to meet the needs of military and new-traditional students. ECPI University offers Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degrees, and certification training in Technology, Health Science, Business, Criminal Justice and Culinary Arts. For over 50 years, ECPI University has been helping students achieve their educational and career goals in a hands-on, student-centered environment, while working collaboratively with employers to ensure our graduates have the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Growth at our university creates the need for dynamic, caring professionals who are dedicated to making a difference in people's lives. 



Position Summary:
The Campus Director of Career Services is responsible for planning, developing and administering career planning and career development programs for ECPI University students and graduates. The Campus Director of Career Services will oversee and manage the placement process to ensure the campus achieves its placement goals and adheres to professional standards and University policies in all aspects of student placement and academic partnerships.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and motivate Career Services Advisors, provide professional development opportunities and conduct annual performance evaluations. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with employers through frequent communication and networking.
  • Solicit and follow up on job orders from employers.
  • Counsel and advise students and graduates regarding professional development and career success strategies.
  • Oversee job postings, registrations and applications on job placement website. 
  • Follow up weekly with non-placed graduates and assist where needed.
  • Research industry and employer trends.
  • Coordinate visitors and guest speakers.
  • Coordinate and oversee Career Fairs on campus.
  • Maintain database of employer contacts and placement status of students.
  • Maintain and submit Graduate Success reports on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis.
  • Actively participate in Advisory Councils and Alumni Committee.
  • Keep student portal/share point sites updated with announcements, links and other employment-related documents.
  • Assist in graduation process and conduct graduation sign up days for students.
  • Contribute to decision-making, institutional effectiveness and strategic planning at the campus.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • 2-3 years of related experience- recruiting, staffing, business to business sales, career coaching and at least one year experience in in a supervisory role.
  • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.

Skills/Abilities

  • Must be self-motivated, goal oriented and have a sense of urgency.
  • Well-developed oral, written and telephone communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Ability to handle a high pressure environment with significant timeline pressures. 
  • Ability to work independently and with a team as well as with various constituents.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships and trust.
  • Desire to help others achieve their goals.
  • Ability to quickly master computer applications.
  • Excellent customer service skills; to include the ability to effectively follow up and follow through.
  • Ability to conduct business with attention to ethical considerations, University policies and procedures, employment law and accreditation guidelines.

What does ECPI University have to offer?

  • A focus on students and academic excellence 
  • Professional work environment 
  • Talented and committed co-workers 
  • An opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network 
  • Competitive compensation & benefits plan 

ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

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