Graduate Employment Specialist in Jacksonville, FL at Concorde Career Colleges

Date Posted: 11/17/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SUMMARY

The Graduate Employment Specialist (GES) is responsible for managing relationships with students and employers to execute effective job matching such that graduates are placed and tracked in a way that meets/exceed benchmarks.  The GES advises and develops students/graduates regarding career/job search process through world class customer service to prepare them for employment.  This position handles day – to- day administrative duties for the GE department.  All Concorde associates are required to display professionalism and uphold Concorde’s Mission and the core values of respect for the individual, integrity, teamwork, customer service, and achievement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet or exceed placement accreditation benchmarks as assigned
  • Build and maintain relationships with students, graduates, alumni so as to ensure continuity of contact, understanding of skills/needs and effective job matching
  • Timely and accurate maintenance of documentation in CampusNexus and Graduate Employment files
  • Deliver/facilitate impactful professional development workshops (via Pathway to Placement and other community resources)
  • Build/maintain relationships with employers to ensure continuity of relationship and successful Concorde graduate placement.  Manage process of student interviews ensuring timely and professional follow up and coordination
  • Assist in planning and participate in campus activities such as graduation ceremonies, job fairs, PAC meetings, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned (to include Student Appreciation events)
Qualifications

OTHER COMMENTS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Evening and possibly some weekend work required

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • Associate degree or higher required. Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience in higher education career services, placement industry or Student Affairs
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, TEAMS)
  • Goal setting/quota experience to meet designated outcomes
  • Excellent interpersonal, customer service and organizational skills including attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of/relation with community and local employment opportunities
  • Exhibits advanced skills to include critical thinking in training and career guidance

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