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Career Services Coordinator

Company: Arizona College of Nursing
Location: Mesa
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Arizona College is currently seeking a Career Services Coordinator for our Mesa, Arizona Campus!Arizona College is a rapidly growing institution dedicated to transforming people's lives through education. Offering both nursing and allied health programs, Arizona College prepares students for in-demand careers in healthcare and significantly improves its community through the care its graduates provide.Putting students first, we are dedicated to providing students with an exceptional education in growing healthcare fields; teaching them relevant,required skills for today and the future. Our culture is positive, supportive, and collaborative. As a team, we continually embrace our core values:Passion: We love helping others succeed.Excellence: We strive to be the best.Adaptability: We learn, in part by trying new ideas.Accountability: We own our results.Integrity: We do the right thing.What You'll Do:The Career Services department's main responsibility is assisting graduates in finding training-related employment. This position will work with an assigned portfolio of students and graduates to achieve placement results by coordinating and matching employer needs with the skills and abilities of graduates. The Career Services Coordinator is responsible for monitoring student externships, and tracking all phases of externship and career development as well as assisting in job searches, interview preparation, and resume revisions for recent graduates and alumni. This position is held to specific placement standards provided by ABHES for each program the Campus offers and will provide coaching and feedback to improve successful placements outcomes. The position will focus on seeking out new job leads and creating lasting and sustainable relationships with prospective employers for extern sites and permanent employment opportunities for our graduates.Meet with all recent graduates not immediately hired after externship, and past graduates as needed to assist with updating their resume, provide job leads, and discuss interviewing strategies and/or concerns.Notifies and motivates students/graduates of job openings and suggests a plan of action to the graduateReceive all incoming calls from employers with information regarding job openings, from graduates needing job leads, and calls regarding references on graduates.Receive and document all incoming calls from externs and site supervisors reporting concerns or absences.Complete all appropriate paperwork when a new graduate is placed and document all placement activities in the appropriate placesGenerate congratulatory letters to graduates and employers when placed.Fax resumes to employers.Send letters welcoming new employers who have been in contact and Job Placement Brochures to prospective employers.Compile packets for all students leaving for externship.Conduct externship orientation meetings with all students leaving to begin externship.Develop new sites through networking and outreach activities within the medical community and obtaining affiliation agreements with the sitesTerminate students from externship who are in violation of policy as necessary.Constantly seeks and cultivates new job openings through site visits, networking, searching online and in publications, and any other available lead source, referral, etc.Aggressively follows-up on all referrals, interviews and placementsConduct resume writing and interview skills workshopKeeps accurate records of site locations and students' internship hoursDemonstrate professionalism in manner, dress and conduct as a representative of Arizona College and student mentorUpdates existing Affiliation Agreements.Manage externship placement and monitor/track student's externship progress.Maintains a minimum 70% placement rate for each program offered by the Campus.Maintains appropriate and accurate placement records in accordance to ABHES standards.Establishes and maintains an electronic database containing student and graduate employment records, as well as, maintaining complete hard-copy records.Counsel individuals to help them understand and overcome personal, social, or behavioral problems affecting their educational or vocational situations.Performs/assists with other duties and projects as assigned.Contact employers to prospect job openings and conduct company site visits.Work with companies requesting campus visits.Assist and participate in the public relations activities of the school.All other duties as assigned.What We Need From You:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience; Bachelor's degree preferredPost-secondary education recommended; related experience may substitute for degree.Good oral and interpersonal skills required to effectively communicate general information to students, faculty, staff, externship preceptors and other related personnel.Proficiency with personal computers and software applications required to perform a variety of clerical and administrative functions.Must be results oriented and able to manage various projects or numerous tasks at one time.Ability to communicate with students on a one-to-one basis, helping them identify their professional and personal strengths, encouraging them to apply to and interview with a variety of employers, and helping them remain positive and upbeat throughout the job search process.Data entry. Attention to detail. Ability to note and track employment trends.Excellent customer service and communication skills required.What We Are Offering You:Competitive pay and opportunities for professional developmentDynamic organizational culture within a supportive working environmentComprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefitsRest and relaxation with paid sick leave and holiday benefitsPreparation for the future with a 401(k) and company matchOnly online applications will be accepted. No phone calls, please.Our schools prohibit discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by l

Keywords: Arizona College of Nursing, Mesa , Career Services Coordinator, Other , Mesa, Arizona

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