Reports to: Associate Director of Career Services

Job Summary: Implement and coordinate career services and placement programs for students and Alumni

Main Duties:

  • Implement and coordinate a variety of programs, activities and functions to provide information and counseling services to designated students and alumni concerning career opportunities and employment trends
  • Establish and maintain liaison with representatives of organizations and non-profit organizations, promote recruiting visits and to expand and promote employment opportunities; discuss personnel needs and career opportunities with employer representatives; develop contacts in new areas as appropriate to meet student needs
  • Counsel students to assist them in establishing realistic career plans and objectives; provide assistance in resume preparation and interview techniques through individual and group workshops
  • Update the career services website
  • Develop department’s Social Media Presence
  • Coordinate the Work Study Programme for students
  • Assist with the planning and organization of seminars, workshops e.g. career fairs in partnership with corporate bodies and other career related topics as identified
  • Identify and recruit summer placement and internship opportunities for students in a variety of areas and assist students with matching skills to these opportunities
  • Work closely with Alumni and the Alumni Office to assist Alumni in identified areas where they require assistance (e.g. graduate school applications)
  • Offer guidance to Alumni in managing the transition from school to the corporate environment and assisting them handle the opportunities and challenges that come with it
  • Coordinate assigned programs and activities as appropriate, including, but not limited to, mentoring program, mock interview program and taping of placement events
  • Maintain records of placement activities and prepare special reports and analysis illustrating current employment trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions
  • Contribute to the creation of office publications as assigned
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein

Job Qualifications and Skills

  • Master's degree in a discipline directly related to psychology, career development and planning, student counseling or employer-college relations will be preferred.
  • Excellent skills in Excel
  • Great people and social media management skills
  • Great presentation skills
  • At least 2 years work experience in a similar role/in a role that makes use of skills required for this role.
  • Be able to contribute to the strategic direction of the career services department within the organization.

This position requires that the jobholder is proactive, takes initiative, and displays a high level of maturity and confidentiality in handling issues that come to his/her attention. He / She must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, must be well organized and be able to multitask. The desired candidate must be able to work very well in a team and must possess excellent analytical and qualitative skills.     

Ethical behavior is of prime importance in this role.

Application Process

Kindly submit your CV and cover letter to Note that only successful applicants will be contacted.