Career Development and Placement Specialist - University of La Verne in La Verne California

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University of La Verne

La Verne, California


United States
(20140156SA)

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Detailed Job Description

The position is responsible for the job placement of traditional undergraduate age students (TUGS) in the College of Business and Public Management (CBPM). The position develops career opportunities and internships for TUGS and recent graduates. The person coordinates with other placement specialists in the College and the University of La Verne’s Career Services and Employer Relations Office to establish and maintain employer relations, contact employers, plan and manage career fairs, maintain the CBPM Career Development and Placement Services website, and to develop workshops to help students with mentorships, resume writing, cover letters, interviewing skills, and job search strategies. The individual will meet students individually and assist them in getting a position pre- and/or post graduation. Compile, maintain and input salary and employment data into centralized employment database to generate placement statistics.

Specific Duties

A. Be the primary contact and support for TUGS enrolled in the CBPM programs for career development and placement purposes. Identify, cultivate, and source internship and job opportunities for CBPM TUGS and recent graduates; place CBPM TUGS and recent graduates in internships and jobs. Maintain a database reflecting job search progress, including counseling notes, and placement status of matriculating students and recent graduates in CBPM programs. Create regular follow-up mechanisms to maintain current job search status of all TUGS and recent graduates of CBPM programs. Track the placement of all CBPM TUGS and graduates with starting salary information, title of position, name and contact information of employers, and input this information into campus wide centralized databank for reporting purposes. In addition to paid employment, input information regarding self-employment, volunteer work, service oriented positions, and/or enrollment in advanced degree programs, identifying the type of degree being sought and the institution where advanced degree is being earned. 35%

B. Provide individual career counseling, including resume review, cover letter review, interview preparation, job search skills, and direct job application guidance, to CBPM TUGS and recent graduates. 20%

C. In coordination with the other CBPM Career Development and Placement Specialists, La Verne Corporate Recruiters, University Advancement, and the Career Services and Employer Relations Office, establish and maintain employer relations for the purpose of providing internship opportunities and job placement for CBPM TUGS and recent graduates. Maintain a database of employers. 15%

D. In coordination with the other CBPM Career Development and Placement Specialists and the University of La Verne’s Career Services and Employer Relations Office, plan and deliver a series of workshops during the academic year to enhance student internship and job placement success. These workshops should cover, but not be limited to, issues relating to resume and cover letter preparation, interviewing skills, and conducting strategic job searches. 10%

E. In coordination with the other CBPM Career Development and Placement Specialists and the University of La Verne’s Career Services and Employer Relations Office, plan and manage the logistics, coordination, and administration of two job fairs per academic year. 5%

F. In coordination with the other CBPM Career Development and Placement Specialists and the University of La Verne’s Career Services and Employer Relations Office, develop and maintain a website for the CBPM Career Development and Placement Center. 5%

G. Develop and maintain student resume books, publish position announcements in centralized career databank, and in coordination with the Office of Institutional Research, CBAM Assessment Analyst, and the University of La Verne’s Career Services and Employer Relations Office, conduct employment related surveys of recent CBPM graduates. 5%

H. Visit on an a Semester basis all sections of BUS 101, BUS 242, BUS 390, BUS 496, and all undergraduate experiential learning courses in CBPM to ensure that the students are aware of the Center and to coordinate with the faculty of these classes the development of skills needed for CBPM students to be successfully placed upon graduation. 3%

I. Perform other duties as requested by the deans. 2%

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in management and/or administration is desirable

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of internship coordination and job placement experience or career counseling is desired. Other work experience in an HR capacity may be acceptable.

Benefits Summary

The hiring range for this position is dependent upon qualifications and departmental equity. Benefits of employment include a comprehensive health and welfare plan, tuition remission program for employee, spouse and dependent children and a generous 10% contribution to the University’s 403B retirement plan.

Location

La Verne Central Campus

Special Instructions to Applicants

Open Date

Keyword Phrases

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
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