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Orange County/Irvine, CA

Job Description:

Stanbridge University is seeking a candidate with excellent leadership skills who can lead the Career Services Department to success. Reporting to the Campus President, the Career Services Director is responsible for the daily operation, organization, administration, general effectiveness, and supervision of the Career Services Department. The right candidate must have the ability to proactively identify problems and seek solutions through creative and critical thinking and the must have ability to obtain, analyze, and apply data. The successful candidate must be able provide excellent service to students, graduates, employers and members of the community.

Employment Status:

full-time, salaried, exempt

Date Posted:

Nov 10th, 2020

Essential Functions:

  • Establishes weekly placement goals, monitors department's activity, and communicates results and variances to the department and upper management.
  • Assist department in developing job leads for students via cold calling, email and in person job development.
  • Responsible for career services planning/development/placement strategies and overall activities and goals.
  • Trains and utilized techniques to professional develop team members.
  • Advise and assist students on job search, resume writing, and interviewing skills.
  • Perform all responsibilities in accordance with State and Federal regulations as well as College policies and procedures.
  • Establishes relationships with potential employers and community groups.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a Master's degree in Education, Administration, Business Management, Student Affairs or in related field.
  • Three to five years of experience with career/student services management, career development administration and evaluation, and employer /student relations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient with MS Office software.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Excellent professional demeanor.

Conditions of Employment:

  • The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required of an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
  • While on-campus faculty, staff, and students will engage in daily self-monitoring which will include COVID-19 symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat or a new loss of taste or smell.
  • Faculty, staff, and students are required to wear face coverings when on campus.
  • Telework/ Remote work is available temporarily for non-essential operations due to COVID-19.

Work Environment:

  • Standard office setting..
  • Typically, duties are performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation.
  • An incumbent is subject to contact with others, frequent interruptions, noise from talking or office equipment and demanding timelines.

Physical Demands:

  • The incumbent regularly sits for long periods, walks short distances on a regular basis
  • Uses hands and fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines; reaches with hands and arms; speaks clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; sees to read fine print and operate computer; hears and understands voices over telephone and in person; and lifts, carries, and/or moves objects weighing up to 10 pounds.

We Offer:

  • Professional opportunities in a growing organization.
  • An organization that values and appreciates its employees.
  • A highly competitive pay and benefits package
  • A strong community service culture.

Stanbridge University is an equal opportunity employer with values and appreciation for its employees.


About Stanbridge University

Founded in 1996, Stanbridge University offers specialized degrees at the Master, Bachelor, and Associate levels in the fields of Nursing and Allied Health. Stanbridge is based in Irvine, California with an annual enrollment of over 1,600 students. For each year from 2009 through 2015, Stanbridge has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. In 2017, Stanbridge University was awarded the 2017 School of the Year Award by California Association of Private Postsecondary Schools (CAPPS) for outstanding educational practices among higher education institutions. In 2016, Stanbridge University was awarded the Gold Award for Excellence in Community Service from CAPPS for offering students quality higher education while simultaneously maintaining efforts to assist the local community. Stanbridge University has been selected as a 2014-2015 School of Excellence by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), and also received its 2015 Excellence in Student Services Award for creating a comprehensive student services program that enhances student achievement outcomes. In 2013, Stanbridge University received the ACCSC Community Service Award for outstanding outreach to the local and global community. Institutional Research & Evaluation, Inc., has named Stanbridge University one of America’s Best Technical Colleges for each year from 2009 through 2016. For more information, please visit www.stanbridge.edu or call 888-789-6208.