Employment Advisor 5684BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Center on Employment
Detailed Job Description Please note: Application deadline: May 14, 2021 Develop and enhance employment opportunities for deaf and hard of hearing students for both coop/internships and permanent employment.
Assist job seeking students prepare for co-op/internship positions and permanent jobs through advice on resume and cover letter writing, interview skill building, and other preparation techniques.
Teach classes, workshops, and seminars related to job seeking skills development
Initiate, enhance, and maintain relationships with employers throughout the nation for job development
Orient employers to NTID and train on working successfully with deaf persons
Advise Deaf/HH students regarding employment trends, career opportunities, and how to access those opportunities
Work closely with technical faculty and advise them of employment trends and help in developing new curriculum
Maintain liaisons with appropriate personnel throughout including the Office of Cooperative Education and Career Services.
Participate, as appropriate, on NTID teams and projects
NCE team and/or project leadership
Assist in training and mentoring new staff
Department/College Description Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. We are dedicated to building a diverse community, one where employees feel a sense of belonging, and are valued for their contributions and the perspectives they bring.
As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
NTID Center for Employment (NCE) assists deaf and hard-of-hearing students, graduating students and alumni with their job search and works with employers to facilitate hiring of highly qualified co-op students and graduates.
Required Minimum Qualifications Travel to conduct employer development, training, and conference exhibiting and/or participation required.
Education Bachelors degree in business, or related technical field, marketing, human resources (focus on staffing, recruiting, advising) required. Masters degree in related field preferred.
Experience NTID Center on Employment recruits and hires Employment Advisors at different levels of experience and skill, i.e. Employment Advisor and Senior Employment Advisor. Placement within NCEs organizational plan/career path will be determined by experience, and skill proficiency level.
Employment Advisor: 1-3 years in business/industry, job development, career services, or marketing.
Senior Employment Advisor: 3-5 years in business/industry or educational environment, preferably related to human resources, marketing, or career services.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Required Skills: Strong Presentation skills, persuasive skills in marketing or sales, advising skills, group facilitation/training skills and written communication skills Computer literacy skills including MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, familiarity with database systems. Strong organizational and detail follow-up skills Ability to work in a team mode American Sign Language communication and knowledge of Deaf culture or willingness to learn.
Desired: Knowledge of industry employment needs and processes
PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to have a pre-employment Motor Vehicle check, and the Motor Vehicle Report must clear RIT's Safe Driving Policy (please refer to page 4)
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .