Career Development Coordinator

Location: Concord, CA
Career Development Coordinator
 
Unitek College is seeking candidates for the position of Career Development Coordinator to work at our beautiful new campus in Concord.
 
Unitek-Concord offers college level diploma programs in Vocational Nursing, Dental Assisting, Medical Assisting, Pharmacy Technology, and Information Technology.  The Career Development Coordinator reports to the Director of Career Services and works closely with current students and recent graduates to assist them in finding gainful employment.   
   

Job responsibilities include:
 
  • Generate job leads for graduates through frequent daily phone calls and email solicitation.
  • Build strong relationships with students, graduates, and hiring managers from local companies.
  • Achieve at least 75% successful job placement results for each class.
  • Document all contact with students in student information data base (CampusVue) including all successful graduate employment results.
  • Conduct periodic employer site visits in the local area.
  • Provide mock interview training for students.
  • Deliver monthly career and professional development workshops for each program.
  • Audit student files and correct errors and omissions.
 
The successful candidate MUST have:
 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, especially on the telephone.
  • Passion for the value of education.
  • Empathy and kindness for all students.
  • Patience and flexibility to adapt to changes.
  • Energy and organizational skills for multi-tasking.
  • Dependability for being at work, arriving on time, and following instructions.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. 
 
This is an entry level position.  However, prior work experience in sales, staffing, or career college placement is helpful.  On the job training will be provided.
 
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