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Company Name Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc.
Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted July 18, 2013
Category Job Posting
Job Type Full-Time
Keywords employment assistance, students, coaching, job search preparation, employer relations, community relations, marketing, presentations, workshops


Employment Specialist
Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc.,
Vancouver, British Columbia

Job Posting Number:82602
NOC : Employment Counsellors (4213)
Positions Available: 1
Type: Full-Time
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree


At Vancouver Career College, we offer quality education to those wishing to pursue a career in healthcare, business, trades, education, art and design, and legal. Vancouver Career College prides itself on changing lives through education by helping others achieve their personal and academic goals.

We are currently seeking an individual with strong networking and coaching skills to fill the role of Employment Specialist.  The Employment Specialist plays a key role in the academic and professional success of students and graduates. You will manage both internal and external customer responsibilities by assisting students and alumni in their job search process and building relationships with employers in the local community.

Specifically, you will be responsible for:

Planning, developing, and administering career and employment assistance programs for students, graduates and alumni
Coaching, supporting and developing partnerships with both graduates and currently enrolled students
Assisting students in preparing for their job search through mentoring, coaching and facilitating activities
Enhancing the student experience by helping them achieve their goal of program completion and post-graduate employment
Building relationships with employers and the local community
Creating strong campus marketing platforms, job lead generation, and employer partnerships
Delivering and/or coordinating presentations/workshop and seminars

To succeed in the Employment Specialist role, you must possess the following competencies and education:

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and cultures
Excellent networking, organizational, and leadership skills
Strong relationship management skills with a commitment to providing quality service
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Ability to multi-task and prioritize when under pressure
Working knowledge of MS Office Suite
Bachelor’s Degree or College Diploma with 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience

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Posted Date: 17/07/2013
Closing Date: 17/08/2013


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