Career Services Support Coordinator - St. Petersburg College in Clearwater Florida

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St. Petersburg College

Clearwater, Florida 33765


United States
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Detailed Job Description

Typical Essential Duties
· Ensures that transfer and job services are provided in several modalities - on campus and online;
· Assists Smart Start Orientation and College Experience faculty by providing current literature of best practices regarding career, transfer, and job placement services;
· Provides training to campus advisors to facilitate the career assessment program;
· Participates in college-wide transfer and job services meetings and committees;
· Develops and plans college-wide job services workshops for students including resume writing, interviewing, and methods of conducting a job search;
· Provides current information for the transfer and job services centers and the SPC web site regarding best practices;
· Maintains a local business contact list and current job opening information in order to assist students with job placement;
· Provides comprehensive academic and career advising to all students;
· Demonstrates leadership as a student advocate and consultant to faculty and staff;
· Maintains currency in the student support profession and demonstrates mature, professional judgments;
· Promotes positive public relations for the department and the institution.

Educational Requirements*
Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.

Experience Requirements*
Three years related experience in academic advising and/or transfer and job services.

* An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed above.

Licensing Requirements
None.

General Responsibilities
Incumbents in this class focus on providing professional-level support services to students and prospective students in an assigned area. In addition to providing student support services, incumbents are responsible for developing internal and external partnerships to enhance services; conducting program assessment and evaluation to ensure effective delivery of services; making referrals for resources to assist in the students' career and educational success; and serving as a liaison between high schools, students, employers, and the college. Incumbents in this class perform professional-level student support activities and may have formal supervisory responsibility for program staff.

These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.
1.Provides professional-level advisement for incoming and returning students on academic programs and progress, financial aid, internships, job services, internships, transfer, study abroad programs, and other related programs.
2.Develops and proposes program plans for assigned area of responsibility, which includes: writing academic/student goals, ensuring alignment with overall College goals; monitoring and evaluating program compliance with applicable goals and intended results.
3.Develops, manages, and communicates resources through program promotions, class presentations, training sessions, and faculty and community partnerships.
4.Monitors compliance with specified guidelines and requirements in assigned area; investigates and resolves problematic issues.
5.Tracks, compiles, and collects information and prepares related reports in assigned program area; maintains related databases.
6.Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Knowledge, Skills, and Physical Requirements
Knowledge:
·Supervisory principles;
·Applicable student support programs, academic advising, and/or related programs;
·Program development and program management principles and practices;
·Customer service principles;
·Career planning principles and practices;
·Community networking principles and practices;
·Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures;
·Diverse populations and cultures;
·Recordkeeping principles;
·Computers and related software applications.

Skills:
·Prioritizing and assigning work;
·Monitoring and evaluating employees;
·Planning and developing programs;
·Advising students on academic, finance or career issues;
·Providing customer service;
·Promoting services;
·Researching service delivery methods;
·Maintaining records;
·Using a computer and related software applications;
·Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.

Physical:
·Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing, walking, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.
·Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Key Position Information:

St. Petersburg College is committed to student success including job placement and support for transfer to other academic programs and institutions. The Clearwater campus of St. Petersburg College seeks a dynamic individual to serve in the Career Center as the Coordinator of job placement services and college transfer support. The Career Services Support Coordinator will ensure that students receive the necessary support and guidance as they explore and select an appropriate career, plan their academic courses to reach their career goals, and enter the workforce or transfer to other programs or institutions for further academic preparation.

The Career Services Support Coordinator reports to the Associate Provost on the Clearwater campus and coordinates the efforts of the Career Center team. The Career Services Support Coordinator provides supervision of staff and will work with students both one-on-one and in group settings, develop and present career-related workshops and seminars to both staff and students, and facilitate career exploration activities. The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations, strong communications and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to student success.

Keyword Phrases

  • Career Services
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 3 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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