Career Advisor - Las Vegas

Opportunity at a Glance:
The position advises students regarding career issues and strategies, job search methods, resume preparation, internships and related matters. Responsible for steering graduates to appropriate job leads and getting documentation of employment. This position will ensure accurate reporting in HireDevry and partner with local businesses and companies to increase the amount of job leads for DeVry students and alumni. The role works with the Career Services staff to ensure the department has an adequate amount of job leads.
Responsibilities:
Conducts individual and group career advising sessions with both the undergraduate and graduate school populations and alumni.
Advises students on career development, job seeking skills and industry trends in order to effectively prepare them to gain employment upon graduation.
Assists graduates in securing educationally related employment within 26 weeks of graduation through bi-weekly contact of students, resume assistance and critiquing and conducting mock interviews.
Provides ongoing feedback to students with respect to individual job search skills.
Assists students in identifying areas requiring further training or knowledge and works with them in creating personal and professional development programs, including co-op and internship opportunities.
Ensures accurate data entry and reporting of all activity into HireDevry, including observation notes, career advancements/employments and job development activity, etc.
Performs specific job development activities for entry level or alumni job leads and enters employers and job leads into HireDevry.
Develops long term working relationships with businesses and industries and responds to job opening requests by sending appropriate resumes to employers.
Works closely with the Employer Liaison to ensure that appropriate job leads are found for the advisors caseload.
Participates in student/alumni activities, career fairs, graduation, Advisory Boards, Program Reviews, Senior Project Presentations, inter-campus relations, outreach and other related activities.
Completes other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
One to three years of combined career advising and employer relations experience required, preferably from an educational institution.
At least one year corporate relations, corporate outreach or marketing experience preferred.
Excellent customer service and communication skills required.
Strong PC skills and experience with Internet search engines.
We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.
Who We Are:
Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education ? one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you're choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.
We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we're guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It's one way we position our colleagues for success.
We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it's career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.
If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.
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