Specialist, Career Services - Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland Ohio

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Cuyahoga Community College

Cleveland, Ohio

United States


Detailed Job Description

Campus or Location

Eastern Campus

Job Responsibilities

• Provides one-on-one coaching and group career development and transition services to maximize program participants’ career development
• Coordinates and facilitates experiential learning opportunities for students
• Partners with the Employer Relations Specialist and faculty to identify potential employers to seek co-op, internship, and part-time employment for students
• Designs and delivers comprehensive development and transition services leveraging the College’s educational support systems
• Provides direct supervision of assigned staff including performance management, training, development, scheduling, etc.
• Actively participates in campus enrollment activities, retention initiatives, and other campus events and co-sponsorship opportunities
• Designs and facilitates workshops related to career exploration, job search strategies, and related topics as appropriate
• Conducts classroom presentation regarding Career Center services, electronic career exploration and assessment tools
• Updates curriculum and expands offerings
• Conducts proactive outreach to dislocated workers in the student population and area residents via community organizations, non-profit agencies, faith-based groups, etc.
• Represents Tri-C Career Centers to a wide variety of community organizations, professional associations, government agencies, non-profit entities, and partners in higher education
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field
• Minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in a diverse and progressively responsible role related to talent acquisition, staffing/placement, employee development, career coaching/consulting, and/or fields related to career development and transition services
• Demonstrated experience supervising, planning, assigning, scheduling and ensuring the quality of the work of others
• Demonstrated experience making sound decisions that affect a work unit or team
• Demonstrated experience in a role requiring diverse problem solving methods in a variety of situations

• Possess working knowledge of career services concepts, practices and procedures with the ability to use in varied situations as it pertains to the departmental focus
• Ability to proficiently use a variety of internet tools and social networking sites as an employment sourcing tool
• Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and changing work environment requiring flexibility, sense of urgency, effective
• Demonstrated unwavering commitment to teamwork, diversity and inclusion
• Ability to effectively complete work assignments independently
• Ability to analyze data, recognize trends, develop recommendations and present findings in a clear and understandable manner
• Ability to be creative and exercise initiative
• Possess excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
• Possess strong organizational and time-management skills
• Works accurately with great attention to detail
• Ability to adjust to changing priorities and respond appropriately to deadlines
• Demonstrated intermediate project management skills
• Demonstrated Intermediate-level proficiency with Microsoft: Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Ability to confidentially and discreetly handle subject matters requiring privacy and sensitivity
• Ability to collaborate, persuade and gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas on significant projects
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships with key contacts to enhance work flow and quality
• Possess sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population


• Communication
• Results Focus
• Collaboration/Innovation

• Customer Service
• Servant Leadership
• Quality of Work

• Flexibility/Adaptability
• Time Utilization/Organization
• Continuous Improvement/Innovation

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s Degree in a related field
• Minimum of three years of demonstrated experience in a human resources, employee development, recruiting/staffing, talent acquisition or career services/ placement role in a higher education environment

Work Schedule

Standard College hours 8:30 – 5:00

Target Hiring Rate/Salary

Special Note

Special Note

Posting Open Date 11/20/2015

Special Instructions to Applicants

During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement

Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution

Keyword Phrases

  • Career Services
  • Specialist, Career Services
  • Exemplary Learning and Teaching Community
  • Embrace Diversity
  • Promote Individual Development and Quality of Life
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter