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Career Advisor

Employer
Joliet Junior College
Location
Joliet, IL
Closing date
Jun 27, 2021

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Job Details

Posting Number:

S140929

Position Title:

Career Advisor

Department:

Career Services

Division:

Student Development

Location:

Main Campus

Classification:

Professional

FLSA Classification:

Exempt

Union/Non Union:

Non Union

Full Time / Part Time? :

Part Time

Salary Range - Minimum:

$25.29 per hour

Hours per week:

24

Temporary? :

No

Posting Date:

06/14/2021

Closing Date:

06/24/2021

Open Until Filled:

No

Special 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

Advertising Summary:

Would you like to work for one of the first choices of employment?

Do you want to be part of a strategic organization?

One that prides itself on educating our future workforce.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse faculty and staff is the cornerstone of JJC’s commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace.

Link to Human Resources website:

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

Job Details:

POSITION: CAREER ADVISOR
STATUS: Part time
DEPARTMENT: Career Services
DIVISION: Student Development
CLASSIFICATION:Exempt
UNION:Non-union
REPORTS TO:Director, Career Services
PLACEMENT: Professional staff, grade 8
MINIMUM PAY RATE: $25.29 per hour

Joliet Junior College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action college supporting diversity.

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 :
www.jjc.edu/cleryreport

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.

Position Summary :

POSITION SUMMARY
Provides career planning and job search services to students and alumni. Assists students develop and follow sound career plans that are consistent with their personal values, interests, goals, and career paths.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Coordinate outreach initiatives and programming for undecided students.
2.Advise students with job seeking skills; Provide information regarding resume writing, networking and interviewing and access to job postings and student employment information.
3.Assess individual student needs, help develop educational/employment goals, make recommendations, and track and evaluate student progress.
4.Coordinate, design and implement presentations on career planning and development and job search topics.
5.Advise students on major selection, career exploration, and goal setting by facilitating awareness of their work-related strengths, interests, values and understanding of the world of work.
6.Work closely with the Employer Relations Coordinator and Employment Advisor to connect students with appropriate experiential learning, internship and employment opportunities that will aid in clarifying future career goals and exploring career interests.
7.Coordinate the assessment of career exploration and employment resources and programs, evaluate effectiveness, and make recommendations.
8.Select, administer and interpret a variety of assessment instruments including the Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).
9.Collaborate with academic departments to strengthen communication with and between the Career Services Center, students and faculty and promote career exploration/planning services, activities and programs.
10.Market, plan, and promote Career Services Center events and programs.
11.Provide online and/or remote counseling to students utilizing current technology.
12.Advise students at other campuses and sites as assigned.
13.Perform related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Bachelor’s degree in education, social and behavioral sciences, business or related field.
2.One (1) year of experience with career or vocational advising.
3.Ability to guide students through the career development process (self-assessment, career exploration, decision-making and job search strategies).
4.Knowledge of career development theory/practice, job search strategies, employment trends, and current career resources.
5.Experience designing and presenting programs and workshops on career related topics.
6.Strong computer skills and familiarity with career guidance software and career assessment software.
7.Polished presentation skills with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
8.Willingness to follow ethical guidelines for counseling and placement (American Counseling Association, National Career Development Association and National Association of Colleges & Employers).

Preferred Qualifications:

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1.Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field.
2.Experience in administering and interpreting career assessment instruments utilized in career decision-making, specifically the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory.
3.Career advising experience in a community college setting.
4.Previous experience in Career Services, Career Development or a Placement Office.
5.Experience working with employer contacts and job development.

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.

Organization

Working at Joliet Junior College 

Joliet Junior College, the nation's first public community college, offers pre-baccalaureate programs for students planning to transfer to a four-year university. A comprehensive community college, JJC also provides occupational education leading directly to employment, adult education and literacy programs, workforce development services, and student support services.

Tucked in the middle of a wildlife preserve, bridging the banks of a lake and surrounded by its own Arboretum, Joliet Junior College is an educational community that embraces diversity and promotes personal growth. Each year, more than 35,000 students find the diverse, comprehensive high quality educational experience they are looking for at JJC. We hope that you will take a few minutes to explore the job opportunities we have available and consider becoming a part of this experience.

The recruitment of qualified and diverse personnel is the cornerstone of JJC's commitment to an innovative, collaborative and inclusive educational community. At JJC, we respect the wealth of knowledge and experience each of our employees brings to the workplace. The College supports this commitment by providing personnel with excellent terms and conditions of employment, outstanding health and welfare benefits and programs for a secure retirement.

JJC employees work in a wide variety of roles within the college, including faculty, support staff, and administrative positions. With such a diverse range of professions, JJC ensures that a wealth of development opportunities is available to employees. From personal growth, career advancement, and a dynamic and rewarding work atmosphere, employees have the resources they need to achieve a successful and fulfilling career at JJC.

Joliet Junior College's open search procedures allow us to find the best available candidates for positions and to provide a balanced workforce to reflect the ethnic composition of the District we serve.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
815-280-2266
Location
1215 Houbolt Rd
Joliet
IL
60433
United States
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