Employment Analyst - San Juan College in Farmington New Mexico

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San Juan College

Farmington, New Mexico

United States


Detailed Job Description

This is a grant funded position. Continuation of the program is contingent upon continued grant funding.
This position reports to the Director for Quality Improvement and Career Services.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Develops relationships with employers in public, private, and non-profit sectors to increase SJC’s presence and identify placement opportunities for employment with students, focused on Career Technical Education (CTE).
    • Researches job opportunities for SJC students and graduates through web-based and/or other sources.
    • Collaborates with employers to participate in on-campus information and recruiting events for full-time and part-time positions.
    • Assists SJC Career Services with job fairs and on-campus recruitment campaigns.
    • Provides comprehensive employment and employability advisement, consultation, instruction, guidance, referral, and assistance to SJC students and graduates relevant to Career Technical Education (CTE).
    • Provides current job market information relevant to Career Technical Education (CTE).
    • Assists with Resumes, Mock Interviews, and other on-campus events related to careers.
    • Participates regularly in Chamber employer networking and other business events to encourage job posting with SJC and the hiring of SJC students and graduates.
    • Collaborates with Enrollment Services, Retention Office, Academic Departments, UNM Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER), Four Corners Economic Development, and the Department of Higher Education to acquire baseline data as needed as well as other data sources.
    • Maintains current electronic data on employers, contacts, sources of services, and current job postings through Symplicity database. Training Stakeholders in the use of Symplicity software system.
    • Collects and analyzes data regarding students, alumni, employers, and/or SJC staff/faculty.
    • Analyzes quantitative and qualitative data relevant to career technical education (CTE) and employment.
    • Implements strategies to increase survey response rates, which includes but is not limited to researching and developing contact or locator resources to track students and graduates, and researching best practices of other organizations.
    • Creates documentation for data collection methodology and timelines that illustrate pertinent internal and external policies, procedures, and regulations.
    • Participates in institutional and departmental committees and task teams that support the achievement of institutional objectives and goals.


• Knowledge of skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technology and career preparation
• Knowledge of current job practices
• Knowledge of current job search methods and practices
• Knowledge of internships, job shadowing, on the job training and industry certification opportunities
• Knowledge of event coordination principles
• Knowledge of in demand and critical occupations – USDOL national and regional
• Knowledge of Local, State and Federal Employment Law
• Knowledge of college policies and procedures
• Skill and knowledge collecting and analyzing data
• Skill in creating and maintaining electronic data repositories
• Skill in the operation of computers and job related software systems
• Skill in establishing and maintaining business/community partnerships
• Skill in decision making and problem solving
• Skill in interpersonal relations and in dealing with the public
• Skill in oral and written communication
• Skill in working effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
• Skill in dissemination of information


The Director of Quality Improvement and Career Center assigns work in terms of very general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures and the nature and propriety of the final results.


Guidelines include college and Career Center policies and procedures, Council for Advancement of Standards (CAS), Uniform, Guidelines and Equal Employment Opportunity, Perkins Grant Guidelines, National Association of Colleges and Employers NACE (internships and job shadowing).. These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.


• The work consists of developing relationships, student and alumni contact, research, tracking results metrics and analysis of information. Frequent interruptions contribute to the complexity of the position.

• The purpose of this position is to coordinate Career Center programs, events and activities. Success in this position contributes to the provision of career services to students.


• Contacts are typically with co-workers, other college personnel, faculty, staff, students, alumni, high school counselors and principals, employers, community employment professionals, and members of the general public.

• Contacts are typically to give or exchange information, to resolve problems, to research information, to provide services, or to motivate or influence persons.


• The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while intermittently sitting, standing or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light objects.

• The work is typically performed in an office.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field. • Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Working knowledge of community college certificate and degree programs. VALUES STATEMENT San Juan College is committed to serving the needs of our students through a process of continuous quality improvement. We uphold and affirm the following iCARE values: • Innovation • Collaboration • Accountability • Respect • Excellence

Starting Salary


Special Instructions to Applicants

You are required to include your work experience in the Work Experience section of your application. Attachment of Resumes and CV’s will not be considered as a substitute for this information.

Keyword Phrases

  • Employment Analyst
  • School of Business & Information Technology
  • Innovative, Dynamic Learning College
  • Community College
  • Career Counseling and Placement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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