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Ex Dir Career Coach/ER Connect

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Work type: Full Time Administrative
Location: Lawrenceburg, IN
Categories: Executive/Director/Management, Workforce Alignment

General Description of Position:

The Executive Director of Career Coaching and Employer Connections (CCEC) serves as the primary advisor to the Chancellor regarding career development of students and in fulfilling training, education, work-and-learn, and placement needs of employers in the campus service area. This position is responsible for leading all aspects of the CCEC campus organization, including other members of the workforce and career team to advance strategies for a self-sustaining organization with related performance measures. This position is also responsible for implementing the CCEC strategy and overseeing ongoing support of campus team members. The Executive Director leads training initiatives, provides coaching and consultation to the campus CCEC team members, serving as a strategic partner to develop strategies and plans to assist students and employers.

Major Responsibilities: Oversees and manages campus CCEC team and operations. Guides the daily activities of Employer Consultant, Career Coach, and Career Experiences Coordinator to drive outcomes tied to students’ Career Action Plans (CAP), work-and-learn experiences for students and employers, placement of students in jobs upon graduation, and fulfillment of training, education, and talent pipelines for employers. Partners with Systems Office Vice President of Career Coaching and Employer Connections and Executive Directors of Consulting, Career Coaching, and Career Experiences to build out and plan to meet and exceed related campus goals. Partners with campus Vice Chancellors for Academic Affairs, Student Success, and Enrollment Services in developing strategies and initiatives to successfully implement elements of the CCEC. Develops and maintains a culture for the CCEC campus team that is student- and employer-centric, based upon demand-driven, voice-of-the-customer, data-oriented solutions leveraged at the campus service area level. Acts alongside the Chancellor as a key strategic representative to many external agencies, consortia, partnerships, and workforce groups throughout the campus service area in matters related to student career coaching, work-and-learn constructs, apprenticeships, placement frameworks, and employer workforce needs. Leads the campus as it seeks to fulfill and expand the training, education, and career development partnership opportunities with business, industry, government, and community members. Assists in creating and maintaining strategic alliances and building long-term relationships with economic development entities, corporations, community groups, local agencies, local K-12s, etc. Works alongside the Chancellor and Resource Development staff to identify and attract public and private funding opportunities to support the current and ongoing financial needs of the CCEC.  
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of five (5) years related experience required. 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. Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills required. 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. Must have ability to work within an entrepreneurial framework and scale a large project.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree.  
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