Senior Graduate Employment Specialist in Orlando, FL at Concorde Career Colleges

Date Posted: 1/14/2021

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Job Description

SUMMARY

The Senior Graduate Employment Specialist is responsible for a lead role in managing relationships with students and employers to execute effective job matching such that graduates are placed and tracked in a way that meets/exceeds benchmarks.  The Senior Graduate Employment Specialist advises and develops students/graduates regarding the career/job search process through world class customer service to prepare them for employment.  This position supports the Director of Student Affairs (DSA) in reporting processes and training staff.  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.

INSTRUCTIONAL DUTIES

  • Meet or exceed placement accreditation benchmarks as assigned
  • Build and maintain relationships with students, graduates/alumni 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
  • Prepare weekly reports for DSA review and timely submission to Home Office
  • Deliver/facilitate impactful professional development workshops (i.e. dress for success, mock interviews, resume writing, etc.)
  • Build and maintain relationships with employers to ensure continuity of relationship and successful Concorde graduate placement
  • Manage the 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.
  • Assist with training and supporting Graduate Employment Specialists as requested by the DSA
  • Perform other duties, as assigned
Qualifications
  • Associate degree or higher required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2-3 years as a Graduate Employment Specialist or in recruitment/placement position
  • Microsoft Office software proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with emphasis on time management
  • Extensive knowledge of community and local employment opportunities
  • Exhibits advanced skills in employment training, career guidance, and employer trends

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Evening and some weekend work required

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