September 02, 2016
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Career Services Advisor

ECPI University - Newport News, VA

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  • Company
    ECPI University ECPI University
  • Location
    Newport News, VA
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
  • Education
    Bachelors Degree
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Job Description


Career Planning

* Provides one-on-one coaching to ECPI graduates in all aspects of their job search including personal marketing, interview skills and resume writing.

* Participates and provides support to student-focused Career Services events and seminars.

* Collaborates with students and graduates to assist in implementing an effective strategy for their professional job search.

* Provides excellent customer service to students, graduates and employers.

* Maintains student information files in accordance with all ECPI University policies and procedures, all applicable federal and state regulations, and all accrediting agency standards and requirements.

Employer Engagement

* Initiates, develops, and manages business partnerships with employers to establish career and networking opportunities for ECPI University recent graduates, alumni, and current students.

* Actively and routinely seeks employer feedback and researches industry trends; builds and maintains strong relationships.

* Assists employers in the prescreening process and coordination of interviews.

* Coordinates employer visits, on-campus recruiting events, job fairs, networking events, and career development workshops.

Other duties as assigned.



* Bachelor s degree strongly preferred.

* 2-3 years of related experience- recruiting, staffing, business to business sales, career coaching.

* Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.


* Must be self-motivated, goal oriented, and have a sense of urgency.

* Strong internet search and networking skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office.

* Well-developed oral and written communication skills.

* Excellent organizational and analytical skills.

* Ability to handle a high pressure environment with significant timeline pressures.

* Ability to work independently, with a team, as well as with various constituents.

* Desire to help others be successful in finding employment.

* Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.

* Ability to serve as a role model for students and graduates.

* Ability to coach and provide guidance to students and graduates.

* Excellent customer service skills; to include the ability to effectively follow up and follow through.

* Ability to conduct business with attention to ethical considerations, University policies and procedures, employment law, and accreditation guidelines.

What does ECPI University have to offer*

* A focus on students and academic excellence
* Professional work environment
* Talented and committed co-workers
* The opportunity to make a difference while expanding your knowledge, skills and professional network
* Competitive compensation & benefits plan

ECPI University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.