Posted in Education 30+ days ago.
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 organization focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.
The position advises students regarding career issues and strategies, job search methodology, resume preparation, internships, and other job search-related matters for graduates.
This position manages a graduate caseload while also completing additional tasks that could include sourcing job leads, creating career-focused content, facilitate and develop job search training, and/or partner with other Career Services colleagues to meet the needs of graduates and their employment goals.
Provide in-depth and customized advising on job search topics including resume, interviewing networking, and career advancement to graduates who wish to collaborate with Career Services.
Uncover the latest trends and best practices that help improve the service provided to students.
Advising happens via phone, email, and web-cam.
Create, develop, and facilitate interactive and engaging career webinars that help support the goals and overcome the obstacles of graduates from DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management.
Job Lead Generation:
Identify appropriate job leads either through existing leads in the Career Service database or within the graduate's local, desired market and distribute as needed.
Help graduates maximize their job application efforts.
Work with the Employer Relations team to generate needed leads and partnerships that will influence graduates.
Input and manage performance metrics and caseload actions through the Career Services data management portal.
Metrics to include actions made toward graduate (appointments, calls, emails, etc.) and effort toward job lead development.
Project Creation / Management:
Career Services Leadership assigns special projects and can include managing career fairs, running student webinars, or piloting specific department initiatives.
Key To Success Factors:
Passion for Meeting Student Needs
Proactively seeks to understand student needs.
Anticipates student needs and adapts their style to satisfy their needs.
Acts as a catalyst for identifying issues/problems that students may encounter and demonstrates personal accountability in securing help/resources to satisfy and exceed their expectations.
Continuously searches for new ways to assess and enhance student satisfaction.
Drive Excellence in Execution / Results-Driven
Assumes personal accountability for the excellent execution of the organization's priorities.
Seeks to continuously improve the way you deliver upon the expectations of your students.
Sets high standards of performance for self. Does not become complacent and simply maintains the status quo.
Follows through on commitments in a timely fashion.
Proactively shares information internally that will aid others in their day-to-day responsibilities.
Displays openness and honesty in all communications.
Establishes communication channels, which enable the two-way flow of communication between students and staff.
Utilizes various forms of communication to reach students, faculty, and staff to enhance communication and increase their perception of accessibility.
Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred
Must have 3+ years of experience within Career Services, Employer Relations, Human Resources, and/or Talent Acquisition
Action-Oriented and Approachability
Priority Setting and Planning
Customer Focus, Time Management and Learning on the Fly
DeVry is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe diversity is essential to our educational mission and to the success of our community. We are committed to fostering a working environment where differences are respected, valued and embraced.