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Director of Career Services

Company: Florida Career College
Location: Boynton Beach
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Job Description:

International Education Corporation (IEC) is an employee-owned company that continues to grow. IEC is expanding our team as a result, and we are currently recruiting for a Director of Career Services at Florida Career College located in Boynton Beach, FL. The candidate selected for this role will be responsible for administering the campus job placement program by ensuring a successful student placement experience for the students. As a member of the campus management team, you will be responsible for the Career Services department meeting its objectives and goals, and ensuring the daily productivity of the Career Services team members. You will also be responsible for developing services that support the school's mission, meeting the needs of a diverse campus population and fostering student professional and career development. IEC is an industry leader in post-secondary career education. Working at our employee-owned company is more than just a great career - it's an investment in yourself with mentorship, training, and career pathways in every department. Our mission is to drive personal and community transformation by empowering students to make a positive and enduring life change. Our students are making an investment in their futures, and joining the IEC team is an investment in your future.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complies with applicable federal and state laws and regulations, accreditor standards, and institutional policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to student job placement;
  • Leads the Career Services team to achieve placement results in each program which are consistent with applicable regulatory agency standards and company and/or college guidelines;
  • Actively promotes the Company's mission, vision and values and ensures employees incorporate these beliefs and values into their daily work ethic;
  • Develops and implements the campus strategy for Career Services;
  • Ensures relentless execution of IEC-wide and regional strategic plans in Career Services;
  • Follows all relevant policies, processes, and procedures related to placement process and documentation, including all processes established by the IEC compliance team;
  • Provides training, coaching, and mentoring to other Career Services peers and new Career Services Specialists;
  • Participates and assumes team leadership role in campus special projects and initiatives;
  • Monitors and improves the campus Career Services relevant metrics;
  • Partners with compliance in regards to placement verification and documentation processes and policies;
  • Prepares and manages Career Services Department budget, specifically in staff allocation;
  • Manages Career Services staff and resources allocation to ensure effective Career Services operations and meeting the critical targets and goals;
  • Manages and motivates departmental staff to ensure effective and efficient departmental performance, which includes career advancement opportunities, training, and developing measurements and departmental goals;
  • Manages and oversees externship component of all relevant programs and develops and implements campus-specific strategies to achieve the IEC Extern to Hire goals in collaboration with the Education Department;
  • Ensures consistency in standard IEC-wide Career Services structures and services such as professional development workshops for the students and graduates, regular accountability meetings with Career Services staff, and standard meetings and communication structures with other members of the campus and IEC community;
  • Contributes to design and implementation of professional development programs and training for Career Services staff to aid in their effectiveness in externs and graduates career development, job search, job placement and externship/employment retentions as well as in employer business development;
  • Develops and manages Advisory Board Meetings and makes recommendations to the Executive and Academic Committee regarding technical and career skills needed in the workplace;
  • Maintains a positive and active relationship with employers in the community, sponsors on-campus recruiting, and hosts/participates in business and community-development events;
  • Promotes and maintains alumni relations;
  • Works collaboratively with campus functional departments;
  • Provides market surveys on proposed new educational programs; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.You're Good At (Qualifications):
    • Career Services: Tell us about your successful track record of career placement activities in an educational or staffing/recruiting environment.
    • Management: You are a proven self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit who can build a great team. Minimum 3 years of combined career services and management experience, with over one year of management experience preferred. Tell us about your ability to effectively build and maintain a team of top-performers.
    • Communication: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including problem solving and conflict resolution.
      • Modern Workforce Skills: Our workplace requires good computer skills, including the Microsoft Office platform, as well as a variety of software that you'll use every day.
      • Multitasking and Prioritizing: Must have the ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and prioritize with demonstrated ability to achieve results.
      • Must possess a valid driver's license and be able to drive in the United States.The Team
        International Education Corporation (IEC) is the parent company for Florida Career College, U.S. Colleges, United Education Institute and UEI College. We are consistently searching for like-minded compassionate professionals who strive to be the best in their respective fields. Our top candidates share our commitment to helping students build the skills to create a future of which they can be proud. We operate with a vigilant focus on five strategies and drivers of success: growth, quality, regulatory compliance, one standard of excellence, and financial effectiveness. Want to join us? Apply Now!At IEC, we don't just embrace diversity - we crave it. We have purposefully built a team of talented people not only with different ethnic and cultural backgrounds, but professional diversity as well. We believe that a team of people with diverse backgrounds and experiences bring different perspectives and ideas to the table as we endeavor to help our students succeed. What will you bring?The Perks
        We are engaged in meaningful, purposeful work that is transforming lives and communities every day. In addition, our team members enjoy a host of perks including ownership in the company. What does that mean? IEC has a structured Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), where employees earn shares of the company every year; the longer you're part of our team, the more shares you earn. When you're ready to retire, IEC buys those shares back so you can live out your retirement dreams. Other employee benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance; a generously matched 401(k) plan; and accrued paid-time-off and 10 company holidays every year. The biggest perk of all? The monumental sense of pride as you help students overcome obstacles to improve their lives. We live for that.If life-affirming work is your career goal, we invite you to apply for this important position at International Education Corporation. What are you waiting for?

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