Coordinates activities and the personnel within the career and employment department.
Essential Functions: (includes but is not limited to)
Work with local, state and national employers to secure employment opportunities for AC students and graduates of all programs.
Advise students and alumni during all stages of career exploration and decision making.
Develop and conduct workshops and seminars to prepare students for the job search process.
Develop departmental mission, goals, objectives, and strategic plans on a yearly basis as well as develop and implement procedures and programs to meet those goals, objectives, and plans.
Conduct periodic evaluations of operations, personnel, and use of resources and programs.
Prepare and administer related budgets.
Ensure department’s compliance with AC policies and procedures.
Hire, supervise, and evaluate staff (part-time and student-workers).
Develop and maintain statistical records and reports.
Develop and implement marketing plans for services.
Participate in and complete performance assessments/evaluations as assigned.
Perform other related duties as required.
As an Amarillo College employee, seek knowledge of and pledge to actively engage in a culture of caring striving to serve students, peers and the community by embracing the AC Core Values: Wow, Family, Fun, Innovation, and Yes!
Required: Master’s Degree in Counseling, Human Resource Management, Communications, Student Personnel Administration, Business or other related field.
Required: At least 3 years of leadership experience in a business related setting. Demonstrated successful experience in public relations, public speaking, program planning, records management, staff supervision, budget development and management.
Preferred: Experience in working with a college student population. Experience in career advising, marking and sales.
Preferred: Licensure in a mental health related field. Certified Career or Vocational Counselor (i.e. CCAA, CCC, CCCE,CCSP, CCSCC, CMCS, CRC, CSCDA, CVE, CWA).