Manager – Career Services (Grant Funded Position)

$4,417 - $5,079 monthly
  • Dallas County Community College District
  • 1601 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215
  • Jan 13, 2020
Full time   Careers Services & Placement

Job Description

Job no: 499208
Work type: Full-time
Location: Bill J. Priest
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00 (Some nights and weekends)

Working Title
Manager – Career Services

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Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$4,416.67 mo. - $5,079.17 mo. (dependent on experience and other considerations)

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Position Type

Position Summary
Responsible for assisting with the day-to-day functions of a segment of work, a sub-section of an organization, or a functional area within an organization.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Responsible for assisting with the planning, direction or oversight of a business unit, division, department, or an operating unit within an organization with or without reporting staff.  Plans and maintains work systems, procedures, and policies that enable and encourage the optimum performance of its people and other resources within the organization.  Assists in the establishment and implementation of efficient administrative policies, programs and procedures; develop strategic goals and objectives for area(s) of responsibility in conjunction with strategic direction, mission and goals of business unit or organization.  Demonstrated ability to work effectively with both internal and external groups with a cultural, racial and ethnically diverse background; strong commitment to world-class customer service.  Recognize emerging trends in area(s) of expertise and prepare for changes that may occur as a result of these trends.  Ability to multi-task and/or lead projects to ensure they are completed within timeframe and budget.  Manages the preparation and maintenance of reports necessary to carry out the functions of the department.  Prepares periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to track strategic goal accomplishment.

Physical Requirements
Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience
Associate degree plus three (3) years of related work experience.  Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. work day during heavy registration peak times.  Must have current driver’s license for off-site travel.  Official transcripts are required.  *** Will be subject to a criminal background check.  Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Preferred Skills:  Provide leadership and guidance for career navigation specific to non-traditional learners. Identify services and resources to assist students in attaining their educational and career goals. Manage and coordinate efforts district wide to develop a resource database, establish a reporting system and statistical reports on activities and progress of programs. Creates a solid working relationship working closely with college entities particularly Advising, Admissions and students. Must have excellent oral, listening and writing skills in order to effectively share information with community stakeholders, faculty, staff and administrators. Must complete required professional development training hours per academic year.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for planning and facilitating the day-to-day functions of the Career Center. Responsible for the planning and development of internal and external career planning programs and services with community partners.  Plans and develops methods for implementation of programs, coordinates activities, and provides leadership and guidance for specific functions or phases of the program.  Provides services and resources to students, groups, and instructional divisions to assist in the assessment of individual career goals and objectives utilizing a variety of resources provided by DCCCD, community organizations, and other colleges, universities, and related organizations. Advising of students may be inclusive of one-on-one interaction, phone, and/or online advising.  Establishes and maintains partnerships with students and service providers for educational, career, and related program and service needs.  Coordinate meetings with representatives from the local business community regarding on-campus recruitment and/or job posting.  Provides individual assistance in resume preparation, occupational research, interviewing techniques, job search strategies, and other career related concerns.  Coordinates with the local business community regarding student employment opportunities, on-campus recruitment, job posting (online and job board), career and job fairs.  May be responsible for the coordination and distribution of job placement information utilized at the colleges in job placement programs.  Develops and maintains a complex database and works with employers to maintain up-to-date information.  Maintains and manages software and develops plans, coordinate and track assigned tasks, while tracking student job location progress and use of career center resources.  Responsible for selection, training, coaching, evaluation and development of assigned staff.  Must complete required DCCCD Professional Development training hours per academic year.  Must have solid listening, oral and written communications to communicate with a diverse array of stakeholders and constituents within the DCCCD community network.  May supervise two (2) or more full-time employees and manage a budget.  Performs other duties as required.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

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