Employment Specialist (December 2017, Contract)
Eastern College Inc. Halifax campus is actively seeking an Employment Specialist to join the campus career services team.
This is a one-year contract opportunity with an expected start date of December 2017.
The primary function of this role is to successfully place Eastern graduates into jobs in an industry related to their training through business development activities and to provide students with the knowledge and skills to conduct an independent job search to secure employment. The successful candidate will also identify internship hosts and place Eastern students into internships in roles related to their training. This role involves cold calling employers and networking at events. Teaching career planning and preparation courses, conducting student orientations, and managing student information are required functions of this role.
To be successful in this role you will have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience in recruitment and or business development. Ideally you will have a minimum of 1-3 years of experience with employment facilitation and one-to-one counseling. Experience training/teaching adults in career management is preferred. Post-secondary education in Social Sciences, Education, Psychology, Business or Career Development will be considered an asset.
You will have excellent presentation and facilitation skills; strong organizational, problem solving and time management skills; as well as be customer focused and service oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will be expected to work within deadlines and objectives. Proven proficiency is required in MS Office applications, specifically Word and Excel.
This position will require the successful candidate to have their own vehicle and a valid provincial driver’s license.
Hours of Work:
This position is a one-year contract opportunity. Evening work will be required from time-to-time to attend career fairs, open houses, business development networking events and other events scheduled into the evening.
The scheduled start for this opportunity is December 2017.
How to Apply:
If you or someone you know is interested in applying to this opportunity, please submit your resume via email in MS Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note the successful candidate will be required to complete a criminal background check.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.