Employment Consultant

Job Description

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Employee Group: Support Staff
Faculty/Department: Student Affairs – Career Services
Campus: Davis (May be assigned activities at any Sheridan campus)
Reference Number: 17/S/126
Payband: I
Hourly Range: $33.17 - $38.44
Hours: M 9-5 (Davis), T 11-4 (Davis) 4-7 (Trafalgar),
W 11-7 (Davis), TH 11-4 (Davis) 4-7 (HMC), F 9-5 (Davis)
Application Deadline:Open until filled
Application Details: Subject to Shift Premium in accordance with article 7.5. Reposted for external applications.

Reporting to the Manager, Career Services & Student Leadership and Engagement, the Consultant creates, develops and delivers current strategic career management programming in support of students’ and alumni objectives to successfully obtain and maintain employment in the client’s chosen field. The Consultant delivers consultative services through working with clients on a one-on-one, small group and classroom workshop delivery. The Consultant offers guidance and resources in the delivery of focused employment strategies to meet the client’s short and long term employment objectives. The incumbent educates and guides clients through the job search strategy process and its components. The incumbent works closely with the Faculty of Continuing and Professional Students (FCAPS) and collaborates with FCAPS faculty and team across the institution to ensure programs and services meet the needs of students.

Specific Responsibilities:

• Delivering one-on-one services and programs to Sheridan Students and alumni, with specific tailored supports to FCAPS students, including consultations in personal marketing tools (cover letters, resumes, and portfolios), job search strategies, employment and career management/development strategies, employment research, interview skills and negotiation; treating clientele uniquely and tailoring services to their individual needs;
• Working with students and clients with challenges to employment, clients with disabilities, visible minorities, international employment needs, workers who are re-careering, foreign trained professionals, and others;
• Developing, maintaining and delivering employment related programming in the form of workshops and events to prepare students for up-coming networking or career fairs, and/or for general job search activities;
• Determining structure and content of workshops and events, assessing and tailoring workshop content and delivery methods to meet the needs of audience and continuously improving workshop content through review and revision;
• Tailoring programming and service delivery for the FCAPS; collaborating with Associate Deans and Managers in Faculties to ensure programs and services meet needs of students and the goals/direction of the Faculty;
• Providing leadership to the Career Centre Peer Mentors and supporting their recruitment, training and evaluation;
• Ensuring faculty, students, and alumni have access to valuable employment search and management materials and tools by: researching and sourcing relevant materials and other educational resources for the Career Centre’s resource lab and web site, developing new and up-dating existing materials for use in the Career Centre’s resource labs and web sites, partnering with faculty members to develop materials in support of student field placements;
• Performing other related duties as assigned.



The successful candidate must possess a 3 year degree in Business, Humanities, Adult Education, Human Resources, Career and Work Counselling, or a related field, along with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a business environment which includes progressive responsibility in a combination of the following areas: employment development, human resources, coaching and mentoring, employment recruitment, job placement, training and employment consultation (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). Related experience which demonstrates an understanding of the barriers and issues experienced by job seekers is required as is knowledge of community services, labour market, occupational requirements and job search resources and knowledge of career planning tools & resume critique approaches. Excellent customer service, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills are essential. The Career Education Post graduate diploma will be considered an asset.

Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

Please apply online: https://careers-sheridancollege.icims.com



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