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Krissie Doppelheuer
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Subject :Career & Technical Education Career Specialist - Lehigh Carbon Community College (Schnecksville, PA)

The Career and Technical Education Career Specialist provides a variety of services and support to assist Career and Technical Education (CTE) students in all phases of their career exploration, achievement of career related competencies, and job search. Responsibilities include working directly with CTE students to develop strategies that enhance their career development goals and employability. The CTE Career Specialist coordinates all work activities with college faculty and staff to support student development through the promotion of available services, encourages student engagement and facilitates achievement of the Perkins grant's goals and objectives. Will require travel to LCCC sites. Some evening hours are required. Reports directly to the Director of the Career Development Center.

*Position contingent upon grant funding.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Promote student development by providing a variety of services to assist CTE students at main campus and satellite locations in their career exploration, achievement of career related competencies, and job search.
Research career options for assigned career clusters. Collaborate with faculty, academic advisors and student success staff members to enhance students? awareness, encourage exploration, and refine their goals, as appropriate.
Promote students? career readiness by supporting their achievement of identified career specific competencies. Collaborate with faculty, academic advisors and student support & success staff to assist students in identifying learning opportunities that will most directly support achievement of these competencies Assist CTE students as per their career goals with resume development, cover letters, interviewing skills, and job search strategies Stay current with employment trends within career and technical fields, specific to the assigned career clusters.
Actively facilitate and support student learning by applying student development theory in the implementation of all activities.
Foster students? awareness of career development services through a variety of methods including, but not limited to mailings, emails, and classroom visits.
Plan and implement a variety of activities designed to encourage and support the career development of students enrolled in non-traditional career & technical fields.
Collaborate with Career Development staff to coordinate and present a variety of workshops and classroom presentations to promote career success.
Document CTE students? career/job placement status and progress, maintaining current notes in student files.
Complete and submit periodic progress and outcomes reports as requested.
Contribute to the continuing development of the Career Center through partnerships within the School of Student Support & Success, academic departments and other campus offices, as applicable.
Assist with the collection of grant related data and student outcomes for assessment purposes.
Perform other grant-related duties as may be assigned.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
Act 153 Clearances (Act 34 PA Criminal Background, Act 151 PA Child Abuse history, Act 114 FBI Cogent Clearance fingerprinting).
Work Experience:
Two years direct experience in career development or human resources/recruiting required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Computer literacy is required including a strong background in Microsoft Office.
Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, strong sense of initiative, motivation and self-direction.
Must demonstrate the ability to interact positively with students, employers, faculty and staff in a professional manner.
A positive attitude, patience, service orientation and an awareness of the needs and concerns of varied populations.
Ability to lead by example; plan, organize and implement multiple projects and see projects through to successful conclusion.
Must possess a high level of the following work skills and behaviors: teamwork/cooperation, initiative, customer service, and commitment to continuous professional growth in skills and knowledge
Master?s degree in higher education
Spanish bi-lingual preferred.

To Apply
If interested, please submit a cover letter, resume, and an unofficial copy of the transcript of your highest degree to the Human Resources Office by 5 p.m. on the first review date of Friday, February 24, 2017. Please indicate the position that you are applying for in your cover letter.

First review date will be: Wednesday, February 24, 2017

Position open until filled.

E-mail: [email protected]
Fax: 610-769-1344
Mail: 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville PA 18078

28 hours per week, Monday 8:30 a.m. -4 p.m. Tuesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m. -6:30 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Hourly pay rate: $12.24 - $20.40 per hour FLSA STATUS
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