Job: Career Advisor (4 Positions Available)

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 634900
Position Type: Full Time Professional Non-Contractual
External Position: Yes
Date Posted: 9/26/2013

This position assists students with defining and clarifying their educational and career goals and resolving issues related to transitioning into higher education.

  • Provides career advising, counseling and coaching sessions in person, by telephone and via email to students, instructors and staff
  • Works closely with students to identify and refine educational and career goals and provide ongoing advisement to those students
  • Informs students of career tools available from the Florida Department of Education and other resources
  • Assists students with creating, following, and adjusting their individualized educational plan (IEP)
  • Administers and interprets career assessment instruments
  • Designs and implements comprehensive career services programs for students
  • Develops and facilitates workshops related to advisement, career exploration, transfer process and employability skills
  • Participates in scheduled training activities and workshops
  • Develops tools for measuring departmental activity and success, and participates in continuous improvement initiatives to promote retention and educational continuity
  • Serves as a liaison between the College and the business community by establishing/identifying students opportunities in the form of apprenticeships, internships, part and/or full time employment
  • Serves on college and campus committees
  • Performs other duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in an appropriate field and three (3) years of related experience recruiting and advising students
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Proficiency in Microsoft software applications
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of academic advising and career development principles and practices
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with the student information system
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic departments, faculty, staff, students, and the local community
  • Effective communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations; Ability to establish and maintain effective public relations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evening and weekend assignments
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • TEMPORARY GRANT FUNDED POSITION THROUGH JUNE 30, 2014

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    Locations


    33176

    33176

    33176
    College-Wide
    33176
    Hialeah Campus
    33012
    Homestead Campus
    33030
    InterAmerican
    33135
    InterAmerican
    33135
    Kendall Campus
    33176
    Medical Center Campus
    33127
    New World School of the Arts
    33132
    North Campus
    33167
    West Campus
    33178
    Wolfson Campus
    33132
    11011 SW 104 Street, Room 1107
    Miami, FL 33176
    11011 SW 104 Street, Room 1107 Miami, Fl
    Miami, FL 33176
    http://www.mdc.jobs
    Miami, FL 33176
    College-Wide
    Hialeah Campus
    Homestead Campus
    InterAmerican
    InterAmerican
    Kendall Campus
    Medical Center Campus
    New World School of the Arts
    North Campus
    West Campus
    Wolfson Campus
     

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