PERRY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE - CAREER SERVICES SPECIALIST - Yakima, WA

Employer: Perry Technical Institute

Job Description:
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Career Services the Career Services Specialist will assist students and alumni in securing employment opportunities through the development of job search skills, soft skills, interviewing techniques, résumés, and cover letters. A major aspect of this position involves preparation, development, and delivery of informational workshops to students on these subjects.



The ideal Career Services Specialist would be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, have excellent presentation skills, strong interpersonal skills, organizational and time-management skills; have a proactive, creative, and resourceful approach to problem-solving; and project a professional image in both communication and appearance.



WORKING CONDITIONS:

Duties are performed in an office and instructional environment. Work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently.



This is a non-exempt, full-time regular position. The hours of the position may vary depending on the needs of the department. The ability to work some evenings and occasional weekends is required. Overtime may be required.



WAGE RANGE: $21.00 - $22.00 per hour



We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. Perry Technical Institute pays 100% of employees’ medical, dental and vision premiums and 50% for qualified dependents. The benefits package also includes participation in a 401(k) with a 4% match and profit-sharing opportunity, flexible spending plan and an employee assistance plan. Employees accrue paid time off (accrue 5 hours per pay period; increases over time up to a max of 6 weeks per year), a 30-minute paid lunch break, 12 paid holidays, and 4-day work weeks.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate degree or certificate of completion from an accredited career school.
Will on occasion be required to drive on behalf of Perry Technical Institute. Employee must possess a working vehicle, hold a valid driver’s license, have an acceptable driving record, and produce proof of insurance.
Must be willing to submit to a drug test.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Prior experience in career services or human resources.
Experience in public speaking.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Assist students and alumni in job-seeking efforts by identifying and distributing appropriate job openings for their course of study.
Review, schedule and deliver interactive presentations and workshops on career-related topics.
Review resumes and cover letters with attention to proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
Conduct mock interviews sessions with students and alumni.
Maintain complete and accurate records of all data, appointments and communication with students, alumni and employers using Salesforce and Jenzabar.
Collect and secure required alumni employment verification and employment graduate outcome data.
Assist with on/off campus events; such as Employer Expos, New Student Orientation, Student Activities, Open Houses, job fairs, industry trade shows etc.
Assist Associate Director of Career Services with specific tasks and assignments in relation to hosting the Employer Expos.
Assist with employer presentations and employer campus visits.
Organizational skills, assertiveness and attention to detail.
Have good attendance and the ability to work well with others.
Communicate effectively and interface with students, instructors and employers in a professional, approachable manner.
Other duties as assigned.

Contact Person:
Phone: 509-453-0374
Location: 2011 W. Washington Ave • Yakima, WA
Application Method: Apply Online
Base Pay: $21.00 - $22.00 /HR


Posted on October 30, 2023

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