Career Services Specialist (MAR)
Margate - Florida (FL),
International Education Corporation
Florida Career College is a leader in post-secondary career education. Our mission is to drive personal and community transformation by empowering students to make a positive and enduring life change. We are consistently searching for like-minded compassionate professionals who strive to be the best in their respective fields. Our top candidates share our commitment to helping students build the skills to create a future of which they can be proud.
We are currently seeking an Career Services Specialist to join our team at our Margate Campus. In this position you will be responsible for administering IEC’s job placement program by ensuring a successful student placement experience for the campus’ students.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Complies with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, accreditor standards, and institutional policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to student job placement.
Identifies developing and securing relationships with employers to hire students/graduates of IEC programs through externship to hire and direct hire job order opportunities.
Prepares students for job placement readiness for externship and future employment through relationship building, resume development and interview preparation.
Delivers and coordinates career development workshops and other student professional development functions and events.
Provides group and individual career-related coaching sessions for students and graduates.
Meets or exceeds job placement objectives as established by accrediting agencies, the state and IEC.
Keeps detailed and accurate records relating to externship and job search process for each student/graduate in IEC’s database.
Provides feedback and advice to the Associate Director/Director of Career Services regarding the state of the job market for the assigned program/program portfolio.
Proposes best practices and initiatives to improve specific functional areas such as business/job development, student activation, student mentorship and coaching, student professional development, and Extern to Hire.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Some college or trade school preferred.
Must be able to work independently and exercise discretion and good judgment.
We offer an exciting, fast-paced and dynamic work environment. In addition, full-time colleagues have a variety of benefits available that include; Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Coverage, a generously matched 401(k) plan, voluntary benefits and much more.
If changing students’ lives is also important to you, and you have the qualifications reflected above, we would love to hear from you!