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Career and Student Services Coordinator

Career and Student Services Coordinator

Job ID 
2017-3460
City 
Falls Church
State/Province 
Virginia
Country 
United States
Posted Date 
8/29/2017

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Passion…Inspiration…Innovation…Do you live by those? If yes, read on...

At Stratford University employees take enormous pride in their work and the work of the University. Stratford is not just your next job -- it is a career where employees find their true calling and feel tremendous joy in making a difference in the lives of others.  Every employee is empowered and encouraged to contribute innovative ideas to enhance the student experience and learning outcomes. This is made evident by our motto, Changing lives, one student at a time.”   Visit our University blog at http://www.stratford.edu/blog

 

Overview:

 

The Student Services Office is the heart of operations at Stratford University. Your true mission is to connect with students and employers to facilitate positive outcomes by mapping successful routes and engaging resources for students to help them overcome potential barriers to success. As a navigator, you will guide, support, sustain and nurture students throughout the entire student life cycle. You will also develop and maintain a qualified talent pipeline for those who employ our students and graduates. And as guardian, you will help to provide a safe haven for every student while they seek to achieve academic and career success.  

Functions

  • Engage regularly with students to encourage and facilitate continued attendance and positive learning outcomes.
  • Be available to students to identify and explore alternatives overcome barriers that prevent matriculation.
  • Oversee productive and lasting relationships with employers in the community who employ students
  • Maintain a high level of career placement and retention of students and graduates
  • Collaborate with all departments as a member of the intervention team that monitors and engages at-risk students.
  • Provide group and individual career coaching sessions, classroom and workshop presentations.
  • Inspire and introduce innovation in job search methods, skills and interview preparation.
  • Facilitate a one-stop-shop environment as a safe haven for students in need of problem solving, support or resources to empower them to meet their education, personal and career goals
  • Work closely in a team environment to provide outstanding concierge-level customer services
  • Plan and implement on campus events and career fairs

Qualifications

The Skills:

 

  • Passionate in encouraging student toward the successful completion of their degree program and transition to their career.
  • Outgoing personality, friendly and professional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and commitment to student satisfaction
  • Creative, innovative, able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Dedication to highest level of quality in customer service and support
  • Proficient in planning, organizing and delivering a wide variety of events
  • Strong individual accountability, organizational skills and attention to detail

 

Required Education and Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline required
  • Entry level experience 1-2 years of experience