Academic Support Services

Job Placement Coordinator

Dutchess Community College is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week), job placement coordinator in the office of Counseling and Career Services. The position is a Perkins grant funded position aimed at helping vocational and technical students achieve academic and career goals. Major responsibilities of this position include developing job placement opportunities for students, providing career planning services, and personal counseling. He/she reports directly to the Director of Counseling and Career Services.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain relationships with employers in order to increase employment opportunities and implement job placement opportunities for students. 
  • Assist in developing job placement protocols and tracking student employment outcomes. 
  • Provide (both individually and in groups) support to students in all areas of Career Planning including administering/interpreting career assessments, developing a career action plan, resume and cover letter preparation, job search skills, and practice using mock interviews.
  • To provide personal support services (advising, counseling, crisis support) to enhance retention.
  • Provide in-class workshops on career and personal issues.
  • Collaborate with other professionals in organizing campus career related events including job fairs.

Duties begin at the beginning of fall semester - 2015.

Minimum Qualifications:

The position requires a professional degree in the appropriate field of psychology, social work or mental health counseling. Experience working in college career or counseling services office is preferred. Licensure preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to: humanresources@sunydutchess.edu and include Job Placement Coordinator in the subject line.

Alternate Submission Method: Mail / Fax
Office of Human Resources
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Fax:  800-617-1501

DCC is proud to be a two-time recipient of the Poughkeepsie Journal’s Richard K. Wager Workplace Diversity Award, and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, the disabled and all others (AA/EOE).