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Career Service Coordinator

Company: Dorsey School of Business
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

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The Career Services Coordinator will be responsible for providing job placement guidance and assistance to graduates of the assigned Dorsey Schools campus and will also work to develop relationships with employers in the area. This person may also be assigned to teach in the classroom.


  • Conduct a group Career Services meeting with all potential graduates once each module to provide an overview of career services offered, provide information, and obtain career services documents.
  • Meet with all potential graduates individually prior to graduation to discuss a job search strategy and to conduct a mock interview.
  • Review resumes that students prepare in class to ensure quality and appropriateness to program.
  • May assist instructors with mock interviews.
  • Attend and participate in all new student orientation sessions.
  • Conduct a Graduate Clearance meeting once per module with all graduates on Tuesday of Week 6/12 at 2 p.m. This meeting should be coordinated with the campus financial aid team.
  • Be available to work with day and evening students. GRADUATE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Contact all graduates in the active cohort year at least twice weekly one of which should be in person or via telephone. Contact graduates returning for placement at least once every two weeks. All contacts and contact attempts must be documented in CampusVue.
    • Assist graduates with resumes, on-line applications, job search strategies, interview coordination, and any other issues related to each graduates' job search.
    • Provide graduates with job leads appropriate to their program of study; coordinate interviews for graduates with employers as requested by the employer.
    • Ensure that placements are clearly related to the graduates' program of study and that each placement will meet accreditation requirements.
    • Assist graduates to resolve basic barriers to employment, i.e., referrals to child care and transportation resources. Refer students with significant barriers to employment to the Managing Director for assistance. EMPLOYER RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Goal: 30-50 employer contacts per week.
      • Actively contact employers to develop working relationship and identify current employment openings and refer qualified students to available job orders in a timely and professional manner. Record all contacts in the CampusVue database.
      • Ensure that job leads are regularly developed for graduates of all programs offered at the campus.
      • Respond to job order specifications from employers, following up with employers regarding outcomes, and recording employer's account record/job orders in the CampusVue database in a timely and accurate manner.
      • Facilitate employer on-site interviews and participate in Chamber of Commerce Meetings and other industry events to promote Dorsey's graduates and Career Services.
      • Conduct a minimum of two job fairs annually at the campus.
      • Assist the education department to identify and maintain an active employer advisory board for each program. NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee may be required to perform other duties as assigned by their Manager, in order to meet business demands. This is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise and employment with Dorsey Schools is "at-will".

        • Ensure that accreditation goals for placement are met or exceeded.
        • Enter all contacts and attempted contacts with graduates and employers into CampusVue.
        • Enter all job leads and placements into CampusVue completely and accurately.
        • Attend Career Service weekly conference calls, CSC meetings each module, and other faculty/staff in-service meetings as assigned.
        • Submit all reports to the Managing Director and Campus Support Center Career Services Department as required.
        • May be assigned teaching responsibilities as caseload permits Requirements

          • Ability to work well independently as well as within a team environment.
          • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills as well as active listening.
          • Proficient with basic office equipment, computers, and computer applications including Microsoft Office Suite.
          • Must possess strong time management skills and ability to work well under pressure.
          • Must be reliable and able to multitask, prioritize, and show extreme resourcefulness and problem solving skills. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

            Job Description Career Services Coordinator, Page 2
            • Minimum of an Associate's degree and three years successful placement experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; Bachelor's degree preferred.
            • Previous job development/job placement experience preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
              • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; and have sufficient hand, arm and finger dexterity to operate a phone, computer keyboard and other office equipment.

Keywords: Dorsey School of Business, Detroit , Career Service Coordinator, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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