Welcome to the new George Brown College online job application system.
Career Centre Assistant
$24.91 – $28.88 per hour
35 hours per week
ASAP – September 13, 2013
Manages and controls front line activity in the St. James Career Centre.
Selects and evaluates job search reference materials.
Recruits, trains and mentors student staff.
Assists and guides students in the use of relevant career information/resources.
Manages all information and communications relating to the St. James Career Centre.
Responsible for addressing all student and staff questions and requests for career appointments or inquiries.
Updates employer, industry and sector information on a regular basis; ensures resources are current.
Handles employer inquiries, job postings and request for information.
Works with the Career Advisors in the coordination and provision of on campus career events.
Aids and participates in a variety of career recruitment programs and activities such as job fairs, internships, job shadowing, mentoring, guest speaker forums and volunteer programs.
Actively participates in college wide projects involving the development of career related resource/course materials where appropriate.
Runs reports and generates statistical information on a regular basis.
Participates in departmental meetings, program advisory committees, external professional associations and education shows.
Other related duties as assigned.
Two year diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in Marketing, Business Administration, Human Resources, Career Counselling, or equivalent.
Minimum three years’ experience in a student services, human resources or recruitment environment; experience with college administration, policies and practices, and/or in a career services environment is preferred.
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and internet applications; experience culminating statistical reports.
Experience managing student staff.
Strong oral and written English communication skills with experience delivering front line service to customers preferably in a student service setting; proven ability to communicate with students, faculty and employers.
Ability to assess students for proper referral; understanding of accommodating students with special needs.
Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills; well-developed analytical and problem solving skills in order to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and select appropriate actions.
Strong planning and organizational skills; ability to meet deadlines and changing priorities.
Ability to work in an environment where a diversity of people and situations are encountered.
Interview process may consist of a practical skills component.
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To apply submit a covering letter and resume combined in one (1) document.
Preference will be given to qualified internal candidates in accordance with the applicable collective agreement. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered. George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.