Employment Advisor

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Posting Details

Posting NumberS140842Position TitleEmployment AdvisorDepartmentCareer ServicesDivisionStudent DevelopmentLocationClassificationProfessionalFLSA ClassificationExemptUnion/Non UnionNon UnionFull Time / Part Time? Full TimeSalary Range - Minimum$52,618.00Hours per week40Temporary? YesPosting Date09/08/2020Closing Date09/21/2020Open Until FilledNoSpecial Instructions to Applicants

For full consideration, unofficial transcripts for the required degree (if applicable) must be attached and submitted at the time of application.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the following:


  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment background check

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment Drug Screening for employees that are new to the College

  • Post-offer, satisfactory results of pre-employment physical exam in circumstances where the nature of the work renders it appropriate or where Federal law or regulation requires

Application Procedures: “Apply to this Job at employment.jjc.edu”

Joliet Junior College provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regards to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please email [email protected] or call (815) 280-6725.

Advertising Summary

Founded in 1901 as the nation’s first public community college, JJC’s dedication to student learning, community prosperity, and personal growth has influenced generations of students and community partners. Our six campuses and extension centers ensure accessibility and empower 30,000 students annually to improve their lives through the power of education.

Our commitment to our mission drives the change and innovation necessary to meet the evolving needs of our students, employees, and community. Our continued success is drawn from talented, diverse, and committed employees whose knowledge and passion for education create a thriving culture both in and out of the classroom.

JJC supports an inclusive and collaborative environment where everyone can learn, grow, and perform at their best. We invite you to apply your skills and experience in a way that supports excellence and rewards your contributions. Join our family and make JJC your first choice!

The college supports this commitment by providing full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package for our full-time employees including:

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (employee & family)


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

Flexible Spending Account

403(b) and 457(b) option for pre-tax retirement savings
Joliet Junior College Tuition Assistance (employee & family)
Long Term Disability

Life Insurance & a comprehensive leave plan including:


  • Federal holidays

  • Vacation

  • Personal

  • Sick
Link to Human Resources website

http://www.jjc.edu/about-jjc/college-leadership/administration/human-resources

Job Details

POSITION: EMPLOYMENT ADVISOR
STATUS: Full Time
DEPARTMENT: Career Services
DIVISION: Student Development
CLASSIFICATION:Exempt
UNION:Non-union
REPORTS TO:Director of Career Services
PLACEMENT: Professional staff, grade S08
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $52,618 annually

Position Summary

POSITION SUMMARY
The Employment Advisor supports the educational and occupational growth of students by developing and delivering comprehensive student internship, employment, and career development services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Lead the development and implementation of a viable internship program; assist students in securing appropriate internship and employment opportunities.
2.Advise students with job seeking skills including resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing.
3.Work collaboratively with faculty and administration to create policy and procedures for ensuring the academic quality and integrity of internships.
4.Conduct site visits to evaluate appropriateness and relevance of internships for students.
5.Develop and facilitate workshops and trainings on a variety of job search topics.
6.Research and cultivate potential employer partners for opportunities that expand experiential learning activities and promote out-of-the-classroom experiences related to academic studies and career direction.
7.Lead and coordinate programs such as job and internship fairs and on-campus recruitment events.
8.Oversee processes and policies for internships in compliance with Department of Labor, Illinois Community College Board, NACE, and Fair Labor Standards Act policies.
9.Plan, monitor and control the fiscal and budgetary functions for various internship grant programs.
10.Partner with academic departments to strengthen communication with and between employers, students, and faculty to identify and promote internships and work opportunities.
11.Resolve issues that may occur between students and employers. Advise appropriate corrective action and communicate student rights and responsibilities.
12.Monitor applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations regarding employment practices to ensure compliance.
13.Compile data and prepare various monthly and quarterly employment reports.
14.Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, education, social and behavioral sciences or related field.
2.Three (3) years of previous experience with vocational/career advising or human resources.
3.Knowledge of employment law, job search strategies, employment trends, and current career resources.
4.Experience in job development and employer relations.
5.Polished presentation skills with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
6.Strong computer skills and familiarity with career guidance software and career assessment software.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Student Affairs, or related field.
2.Previous experience in Career Services, Career Development, a Placement Office or Human Resources
3.Work experience in internship program administration.
4.Career or vocational advising experience in a community college setting.
5.Experience planning and implementing medium to large-scale events.

Physical Demands

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
1.Normal office physical demands.
2.Ability to travel between campus locations and to and from community events.

Working Conditions

WORKING CONDITIONS
1.Duties are performed indoors in the usual office and/or outdoor environment.

Compliance Announcement

ANNUAL CLERY SAFETY REPORT (ASR) NOTICE FIRE SAFETY REPORT (FSA) and MISSING PERSON POLICY (MPP) FOR STUDENTS RESIDING IN “ON CAMPUS” STUDENT HOUSING


Joliet Junior College is committed to assisting members of the JJC community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual CLERY security compliance document along with the Fire Safety Report (FSR) and the Missing Person Policy (MPP) for students residing in “on campus” student housing is available at the JJC Police Department website : https://jjc.edu/about-jjc/police-and-safety


If you would like to receive the ASR, FSR or MPP in booklet form, you may stop by the Campus Police Department located on Main Campus in G 1013 or call Campus Police at 815-280-2234. The website and booklet contain information regarding campus security and personal safety such as crime prevention and reporting, police law enforcement authority, disciplinary procedures and other related security policies. They also contain information about crime statistics for the three previous years for all JJC campuses, property owned and controlled by JJC District 525 and on public property immediately adjacent to JJC campuses.


This information is required by law and is made available by the Joliet Junior College Police Department.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, education, social and behavioral sciences or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. Do you have three (3) years of previous experience with vocational/career advising or human resources?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have knowledge of employment law, job search strategies, employment trends, and current career resources?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Do you have experience in job development and employer relations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have polished presentation skills with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Do you have strong computer skills and familiarity with career guidance software and career assessment software?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. Do you have a Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Student Affairs, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. Do you have previous experience in Career Services, Career Development, a Placement Office or Human Resources?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. Do you have work experience in internship program administration?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. Do you have career or vocational advising experience in a community college setting?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. Do you have experience planning and implementing medium to large-scale events?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document

 

 

 

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