• Alumni Employment Specialist

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Employment Status
    Full Time
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 12:26 PM)
    Job Family
    Professional Staff
    ECPI University
    Virginia Beach
  • Overview

    Working as part of the Career Services team, the Alumni Employment Specialists provides employment placement assistance to university graduates. The Alumni Employment Specialist will actively identify and offer assistance to graduates that are unemployed or underemployed with intention of developing a stronger career path. Through the use of traditional recruitment techniques, the individual in this role will solicit job orders relevant and appealing to University graduates with a wide range of experience. 


    • Contacts employers by telephone, electronically and in person to solicit job opportunities for University graduates.
    • Provides excellent customer service to alumni, students, and employers.
    • Provides coaching to graduates in all aspects of their job search including job search strategies, personal marketing, interview skills and resume writing.
    • Actively and routinely seeks employer feedback and researches industry trends; builds and maintains strong relationships.
    • Assists employers in the prescreening process and coordination of interviews.
    • Coordinates employer visits, on-campus recruiting, career fairs, career development workshops, and alumni networking events. 
    • Helps update, monitor, and maintain alumni portal site.
    • Creates networking opportunities and alumni social events regionally
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
    • 2-3 years of related experience- recruiting, staffing, business to business sales, career coaching. 
    • Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.


    • Must be self-motivated, goal oriented and have a sense of urgency.
    • Strong internet search and networking skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    • Well-developed oral and written 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.
    • Desire to help others be successful in finding employment.
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
    • Ability to serve as a role model for students and graduates.
    • Ability to coach and provide guidance to students and graduates.
    • 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.


    Do you want to make a difference? If so, then ECPI University may be the place for you. We are seeking professionals with the experience and knowledge to help transform the lives of our students.

    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. 


    What does ECPI University have to offer?

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

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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