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Director of Career Services-Jackson
Title:Director of Career Services-Jackson
Salary Range:N/A
Career Quest Learning Centers, Inc.
Job Description
Job Title:                    Director of Career Services

Reports To:                Campus President

FSLA Status:             Exempt




The Director of Career Services will contribute to the fulfillment of the school’s COE and DOE placement goals through direct departmental planning, staff leadership and personal guidance. The Director of Career Services will also be responsible for delivering high quality customer service to our students and be directly responsible with maintaining both the externship and job placement rates above industry standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Manage all Career Services staff and activities.
Maintain COE, CQLC, and Michigan Department of Education standards for externship completion rates of >95% and job placement rates a minimum of 71.13% (>90% team goal) of total graduates from all CQLC educational programs.
Document and report externship and placement information to the Executive Director and assist with annual report generation for the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth and the Council on Occupational Education.
Provide students with consistent representation from the beginning of their programs at CQLC through to successful completion of their programs.
Manage and assist the Career Services Coordinators with all externship and placement activities.
Conduct team meetings to indentify daily workloads, targeted employer contacts, and student program progress.
Develop, train, and provide ongoing review for coordinators and administrative assistants by holding quarterly in-services with area employers/agencies/field experts.
Monitor weekly team goals, COE completion requirements, and CQLC initiatives.
Weekly interfacing of coordinators with faculty across the morning, afternoon, and evening programs, by having a representation at faculty meetings and in-services.
Develop, mentor, and oversee student workshops, CQLC departmental collaborative activities directed at connected students and area employers, i.e. workshops, open houses, career fairs, and local employer facility tours.
Assist in the ongoing review of processes to increase efficiency and student service responses.
Model the core values, mission, and vision of the Career Services Department, Career Quest Learning Centers, Inc., and maintain adherence to local, state, and federal program requirements.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This position will supervise the Career Services staff.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.  Positive interpersonal skills are required.  Must have basic computer skills and the ability to organize, prioritize, and manage time well.
Education and/or Experience:
A Bachelor’s degree is required; however, this educational requirement may be met through prior experience and/or industry experience specifically in Career Services.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
None are required for this job.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision.  The employee must be able to communicate electronically and verbally via telephone and face-to-face.
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The work performed is carried out in an office and classroom setting.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.  There are no environmental hazards.
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