• Career Services Advisor - CIV

    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Employment Status
    Full Time
    Posted Date
    1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Job Family
    Administrative Support Workers
    ECPI University
  • Overview


    Are you upbeat, energetic, and passionate about the hospitality industry? Do you enjoy helping to transform the lives of others by listening, learning, and sharing your knowledge? If so, joining Culinary Institute of Virginia’s team of staff and faculty may be the opportunity you’ve been preparing for all along!

    Culinary Institute of Virginia (CIV), The College of Culinary Arts of ECPI University, offers degrees designed to help prepare graduates to become responsible, respected, and valuable members of the hospitality workforce. Programs offered, including Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinary Nutrition, and Food Service Management, reflect the dynamism and diversity of the food service industry. 


    Career Services Advisors work closely with CIV's recent graduates, alumni and students to optimize their career opportunities.


    Career Planning

    • Provide one-on-one coaching to CIV graduates in all aspects of their job search initiatives including personal marketing, resume writing, and interview skills
    • Participate and provide support in student focused Career Services events and seminars.
    • Interview students and graduates to assist in strategizing for their professional job search.
    • Provide excellent customer service to students, graduates and employers.
    • Maintain student information files in accordance with all school and company policies and procedures, all applicable federal, state regulations and all accrediting agencies standards and requirements.

    Employer Engagement

    • Initiates, develops and manages business partnerships with employers to establish career opportunity leads and networking opportunities for CIV University recent graduates, alumni and current students. 
    • 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 events, job fairs, networking events and career development workshops.




    • Bachelor’s degree strongly 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.

    What does CIV 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. 

      CIV is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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