Career Services Advisor

Location: Bakersfield, CA
Unitek College
Founded in 2002, Unitek College is an accredited, private institution that combines unique academic and technical specialties to provide a superior education in the areas of healthcare and nursing. Unitek College offers seven convenient facilities in California with campuses in Fremont, San Jose, Hayward, Concord, South San Francisco, Sacramento and Bakersfield. Unitek College provides healthcare career training, professional development, clinical placement, and employment assistance to its graduates.
 
Unitek College is also a great place to pursue a rewarding and challenging career.  We offer a competitive salary, generous benefits, unlimited growth potential, and a collegiate work environment.
 
CAREER SERVICES ADVISOR
 
This position involves ensuring the delivery of effective and quality service to students and graduates in career readiness workshops, classroom seminars, career employment assistance, career advising and employer and community relations. The goal is to coach student to become career ready and create a bridge between the student and employers for job opportunities.
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coaching students and graduates with overall career readiness preparation
  • Work with students and graduates to prepare cover letters, resumes, and interviewing techniques
  • Conduct classroom engagement activities with a focus on starting a successful career after graduation
  • Employer/Community outreach to identify job opportunities for graduates and coordinate interviews
  • Position functions in a similar manner to an internal staffing organization matching graduates to job opportunities
  • Candidates with prior customer facing positons in sales, marketing, community outreach, recruiting or staffing tend to thrive in this role
  • Prior experience working goal driven environment to achieve established benchmarks and metrics is desired
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree OR equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Prior experience in Career Services, Recruiting, Staffing, Sales, Marketing, Business Development or related field is preferred. 
  • Experience working in a goal and metric driven environment.
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and database management.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
 
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