Director of Career Services - CURRENT OPENINGS

Job TitleDepartment of Career Services Assistant
DepartmentCareer Services
Job Details

Blue Star Learning is a private institution of higher learning and is approved to operate through the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education.

Blue Star Learning is committed to provide individuals the training needed to transition into high tech jobs in Network Engineering, Network Administration, Technical Support, Database Administration, Programming, Office Administration, and Business Office Applications as well as other areas in the computer industry. Blue Star Learning will help meet the growing demand for technical professionals and assist individuals in reaching their high tech career goals.

Blue Star Learning is seeking an experienced candidate for the role of Director Career Services to supervise and manage the career services department. This position is responsible for ensuring that quality career services are delivered to all students and graduates, insuring that all students have the knowledge and skills to successfully transition from graduates to employee in their chosen field of study.

Job Description
  • Establish goals and objectives and develop strategic and operational plans for providing career services; assess and report outcomes to management
  • Supervise staff with consistent opportunities for professional growth and development; hire, train and manage full- and part-time staff as well as student workers
  • Build effective relationships with local and regional employers, non-profits, government organizations and community partners to identify employment and internship opportunities for students and alumni
  • Actively maintain an awareness of employment and industry trends and discuss research with Career Services and Education department as appropriate
  • Plan, promote and market services and information to students, including information resources, career counseling, and career-related programs
  • Coordinate and attend Job / Career Fairs; participate in campus and off-campus events, including graduation and marketing events
  • Attend industry-related networking events to build potential externship and employer database
  • Oversee the timely collection and reporting of student and alumni employment outcomes and ensure that accurate data is submitted as required by state, accrediting, and federal agencies
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Assist in resume preparation and development working with instructors and students
Required Skills
  • Associate Degree and/or 2+ years management experience in professional recruiting, temp agency recruiting, career center or human resources
  • Must have demonstrable management and organizational skills
  • Strong familiarity with the local job market
  • Strong knowledge of computer systems including Microsoft Office Applications
  • Proven ability to clearly communicate, both verbally and in writing; Ability to communicate with all levels of management
  • Proven ability to prioritize, multi-task, perform well under pressure, meet deadlines, and work a flexible schedule
  • A highly developed skill in building strong relationships
  • Finely-tuned skill to research and generate leads; Knowledge of higher-learning environments and programs
  • Passionate belief in the value of our Education Programs.
Experience Required2+ Years
LocationSan Diego
Positions Details
  • Starting pay is BOE
  • Work schedule would be Monday – Friday 10am – 6pm

To apply for this position, please respond to this listing with a current resume.

Job TypeFull-time