Job Positions

Career Services Coordinator I, ID: 1280

Categories: South Central Region 7


Student Success Center


Kansas City Kansas Community College

Date Posted:

Apr 23 2021 1:26PM

Close Date:

May 17 2021

Position Description

The Career Services Coordinator guides KCKCC students and alumni in multiple areas related to career and life planning. He/she develops and delivers specialized educational presentations, programs, and services in the areas of assessment, career research, career decision-making, and job search strategies to meet individual needs of students and alumni.


Provides career counseling to diverse students and alumni and facilitates group presentations and workshops on career interest and attainment
Creates, implements, and executes diverse, professional, and innovative learning experiences to enhance career development
Outreaches to employers in all majors/areas of student interest, encouraging employer participation in campus events
Maintains and expands job opportunities on the Student Job Board to create a rich menu of employment opportunities
Oversees communication with KCKCC students related to Career Services, such as websites, emails, and print material
Coordinates and facilitates workshops and works with students one-on-one on topics such as writing resumes and cover letters, interview skills, job search strategies, and networking and performs mock interviews
Partners with faculty and staff for class presentations and workshops during the BLUE Freshman Seminar: Bettering Life
Utilizing Education courses to integrate a 2-year career plan on career readiness
Partners with Student Affairs to coordinate school-specific events and host career-related programs and panels, such as career fairs, to reinforce contacts for recruitment and placement
Assists with the development of creative initiatives for promoting and marketing the Career Services Programs to the KCKCC community to include a social media campaign and other highly used venues
In collaboration with the Financial Aid department and site supervisors, assists with Work-Study job sites and monitors the students’ timesheets Oversees KCKCC student internship program, including placement of student interns, and monitors the students’ timesheets in coordination with site supervisors Expands usage of career placement database and coordinates assessment data to include services and placement
Maintains data on student use of Career Services and creates regular and ad hoc reports
Works to stay abreast of employment and hiring trends
Ability to work with Microsoft programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, and Teams)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with internal and external constituents
Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Other duties as assigned

Application Process

Visit and click on CAREERS for a list of available positions. Read the job announcement carefully noting the initial screening date, minimum qualifications, and required information. Note that information contained in your application materials will be used to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Make sure you complete/submit all the documents listed as required. If the position lists a required transcript (during the application process) unofficial transcripts may be submitted. However, please note that upon selection for hire, you will be required to submit official transcripts. Ensure that your transcripts show that a degree was awarded or conferred if you are stating that it is your highest level of education completed. If you certify your level of education and it cannot be verified from your transcript(s), your application may not be referred to the selection committee. Foreign degrees are acceptable provided they have been translated and/or shown to have equivalency to a United States: Associate, Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate level degree. Documentation verifying completion of a degree, course work within a discipline, or other educational criteria should be electronically attached (uploaded) to your application. Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required. A college selection committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate(s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring manager. Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.

Institution Information

Additional Information

Contact Information

Samantha DeVilbiss,


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or higher Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience related to career planning and employment services, including career counseling

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher in business, career services, communication, higher education, or related field Understanding and use of educational practices in career counseling, the job market, recruiting and hiring procedures and ability to advise, motivate and coach students
Direct career counseling experience with traditional and non-traditional students
Knowledge of and leadership experience in supporting a culture of inclusion and diversity
Bilingual in Spanish