West Coast University, a private university with the singular focus of educating health care professionals, is currently seeking a Senior Career Services Specialist for our Orange County campus in Anaheim, CA. This is an outstanding opportunity for a professional to join a growing university as we expand our academic programs in health care and related fields.
Under the direction of the Director, Career Services, coordinates the graduate student job placement process to meet student, alumni, institutional and industry needs; places students in jobs applicable to their field of study; assists students with the job search process, including teaching workshops and critiquing resumes.
Assists students with resume development, interviewing skills, proper demeanor, attire and other related areas to ensure and support successful graduating student employment in accordance with the mission and purpose of the university.
Proactively develops Career Services relationships with local employers through in person visits and correspondence. Arranges for interviews and placements of student graduates. Secures employment for a predetermined number of student grads per week into new positions with local employers.
Conducts employment workshops on such topics as resume writing, finding a job/internship, networking, preparing for interviews, improving job performance, and other topics as needed.
Conducts mock interviews for students.
Coordinates Career Job Fairs with related employer representatives/groups.
Develops and delivers classroom presentations on industry trends, labor market information, employment preparation, and other related topics as requested by faculty.
Composes newsletter articles, flyers, posters and informational articles publicizing events and services.
Provides excellent customer service to current and graduating students in accordance with the mission and purpose of the university.
Bachelor degree in education, administration, business management, student personnel, or related field required.
Current Driver’s License.
Minimum of three years of directly related experience or a minimum of three year’s prior experience in a professional environment performing complex and responsible business office duties, preferably including some secretarial support work for one or more managers in an academic or business office environment.
Experience and skill in interpersonal communications and interviewing procedures.
Proficient command of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and correct usage of the English language.
Comprehensive knowledge of office systems, practices, and administration.
Proficient skills and experience in Microsoft Office computer software systems that includes word processing,
spreadsheets, and presentation software.
Experience with reception and telephone techniques.
Your daily reward will be the personal satisfaction of having a chance to make a difference to yourself, your team, and to a group of students who expect an outstanding education and career.
Full-time associates are eligible for an exceptional benefits package which includes:
Health, dental and vision plan
Vacation, sick and holiday schedule
401(k) Plan with employer match
Flexible Spending Account
Long/short term disability and more.
To learn more about West Coast University and apply for this exciting opportunity please visit our website: www.westcoastuniversity.edu
West Coast University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.