We are seeking a Career Specialist for assisting students developing employment search strategies, tools, and skills; introducing students to career development resources; providing opportunities for students to investigate career plans; and helping to educate the college community on current career trends.
This is a part-time, hourly position.
Examples of Duties
Manage drop-in career services
Provide individual and group assistance with resume, cover letter and job search skills preparation for students and alumni
Conduct outreach to potential speakers and employers, organize and facilitate group workshops and special events designed to increase awareness of career opportunities
Provide career advisement presence on campus
Incorporate social media and career advisement strategies through virtual and on-line resources such as LinkedIn, College Central Network and Focus 2
Maintain records and statistics on student success
Develop and implement career programming focused on specific trends in employment and/or highlighting opportunities geared to specific majors
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred in counseling, education, business or related discipline
Previous experience in career development, job placement, job placement and/or Human Resources Recruiting/Employment setting
Sensitivity to the needs of the student population of an urban community college
Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing and interpersonally
Computer literate, Proficient in the use of on-line and social media communications
Must be able to work one evening per week and occasional Saturdays
The completion of a background check will be required for the selected candidate.
PCCC offers high-quality, flexible, educational and cultural programs that meet the needs of Passaic County residents. The College provides its students with a strong general education foundation for further study and opportunities for career preparation and lifelong learning. Impassioned by our commitment to student progress and program completion, the College strives to address a wide variety of student learning needs through excellence in teaching, innovative and effective use of technology, multiple instructional methods and developmental and ESL programs that provide access to college-level programs. The College?s supportive learning environment fosters student success and faculty excellence. Through a culture of evidence and inquiry, the College is an effective steward of its physical, financial, and intellectual resources.