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Career Coach, Career Coaching & Employer Connections

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Richmond, IN
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Other, Workforce Alignment

General Description of Position: The Career Coach provides coaching services to assist students in completing their Career Development Portfolio (CDP).  Reports to the Vice Chancellor of Strategy, Marketing, and Workforce and works collaboratively with Employer Consultant, Talent Connection Manager, Advisors, K-14 Lead, and other faculty and staff to meet the career development needs of students and to meet or exceed campus metrics.
Major Responsibilities:

Partners with Vice Chancellor of Strategy, Marketing, and Workforce and Systems Office Assistant Vice President Career Coaching to build out campus strategy and plan to meet and exceed related College goals.

Coaches and tracks progress of students in implementing their CDP in one to one and group coaching scenarios. Actions taken by students, under the guidance of the Career Coach, will include, but are not limited to the student completing a resume, LinkedIn profile, mock interviews, employer engagement, and engagement with a work-and-learn/job placement platform. Ensures the student completes at least one work-and-learn experience by the 45th academic hour in collaboration with CCEC colleagues.

Partners with campus Employer Consultant, Talent Connection Manager , Advisors and other faculty and staff to provide pre-Ivy Tech and orientation experiences that reflect the CDP.

Leads efforts to build awareness of career coaching opportunities at campuses including, but not limited to: building of student CDPs, career exploration, job search tools, work-and-learn and career placement. Partners with aligned campus stakeholders to promote a career development culture on the campus at large. Works collaboratively with Vice Chancellor, Employer Consultant, and Talent Connection Manager to deliver presentations, and staff fairs and events.

Develops and reports on lead indicators and results connected to CDP participation including frequency of one to one and group sessions, CDP milestone completion, and other pertinent data. Remains current on employment trends and matches those with program opportunities. Develops strategies to track impacts of career coaching on student development and attain campus metrics on student employment outcomes; recommends strategies to improve students’ outcomes.

Oversees portals used by students related to career awareness and exploration, and student career case management.

Works with Talent Connection Manager and Employer Consultant to establish and grow a consistent operational model for the delivery of work-and-learn and other skill-based practicum experiences. Assists to help connect students with employer work-and-learn experiences, improve student usage of internship placement tools and increases the number of students placed in such programs. Works to develop student capacities in workforce and career readiness.

Develops deep understanding and appreciation of student career coaching best practices including core coaching competencies.

Participates in professional growth, development, and training programs related to career coaching.

Participates in weekly and monthly meetings with Vice Chancellor of Strategy, Marketing, and Workforce, Employer Consultant, and Talent Connection Manager. Participates in related annual summits and/or retreats, as well as project-based work as deemed appropriate or necessary.

This is not to be construed as an exhaustive list. Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned. All responsibilities will be conducted within the parameters of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), other applicable regulatory requirements, and professional standards.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate’s degree required

A minimum of two (2) years related experience in career development and/or coaching along with case management and relationship management experience is required. Relationship management ensures strategy in regard to partnership, loyalty and retention on the student’s behalf, while case management is specific to the context of an individual’s career development case, including but not necessarily limited to assessment, planning and goal setting, preparation, exploration, and identifying steps toward launch goals.

Proficiency, familiarity or certifications in standard career assessments such as: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, and Clifton StrengthsFinder preferred.

Must demonstrate ability to promote an inclusive environment that reflects the broad diversity and backgrounds represented by our students and employees and which every individual feels respected and valued.

Demonstrated skills and abilities to concurrently manage numerous tasks, some with conflicting priorities required.

Must have excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree preferred
Other Requirements:

Commitment to student learning outcomes, staff development, and diversity required.

Must be able and willing to travel to and from campuses and professional development activities.

Ability to work within an entrepreneurial framework and scale a large project required.

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