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Senior Career Planning and Development Associate

Buffalo, New York ~ January 08, 2020

["•\tProvide one-on-one career advisement\r\n•\tMaintain current knowledge of industry-specific information on resume, cover letter, references and interviewing practices\r\n•\tConnect students and alumni with employers in their industry\r\n•\tReview and provide feedback on professional documents (resume, cover letter, references) for students and alumni\r\n•\tPerform mock interviews and provide feedback\r\n•\tEducate students about resume building, interview process, job expectation and professionalism\r\n•\tHold seminars on interview skills and job search strategies.\r\n•\tInterview students to understand their career goals and accordingly provide career guidance.\r\n•\tMaintain a database of available job opportunities for students.", "•\tInterfaces with representatives of industrial, governmental, and educational employers to assist in the most effective use of career services' efforts. Also supports the marketing of Center programs and initiatives.\r\n•\tDevelops new contacts with external organizations for the purpose of expanding employment opportunities for students and alumni.\r\n•\tMaintain active membership/involvement in the WNY Association of College Career Centers (WNYACCC)\r\n•\tMaintain regular contacts with companies for new job opportunities.\r\n•\tParticipates in various professional organizations including, but not limited to, the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and those regional affiliates which provide broad opportunities for job development activities.\r\n•\tDevelop strong relationship with potential employers to build job placement opportunities for students.", "•\tMonitoring, analyzing, and evaluating current scope of services offered through career services and plans, implements, and directs new programs. \r\n•\tRun, analyze and report on monthly and annual appointment data (as needed)\r\n•\tConduct research to analyze employment trends both locally and nationally.\r\n•\tMonitor and track job order status until they are closed.\r\n•\tGenerate reports to school management on student employment progress when requested.\r\n•\tResearch employer soft skill needs\r\n•\tShare in setting priorities and objectives for the Career Services Unit.\r\n•\tResearch the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to provide recommendations to the Center for inclusion of labor policies and coursework.", "•\tComply with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) privacy law\r\n•\tRemain up to date on employment policies, U.S. Labor Department Fair Labor Standards Act guidelines and other relevant legal matters", "•\tCommunicate regularly with the following stakeholders: Businesses, EOC Advisory Council, EOC Faculty and Staff, and UB Career Services Department.\r\n•\tParticipate in job fairs, career programs, and other student activities."]

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