Job Positions

Career Services Specialist

Categories: Not Region Specific


Career Services


Chippewa Valley Technical College

Date Posted:

Jan 15 2021 9:10AM

Close Date:

Feb 7 2021

Position Description

The Career Services Specialist assists students with all aspects of employment search and career planning. The Career Services Specialist plans, develops, and conducts presentations and workshops to enhance students’ career and educational advancement. The Career Services Specialist serves as a liaison between job seeking students, graduates, and employers to secure employment. This position supports administration, the Student Services team, and instructional staff and reports to the Director of Advising and Services.


- Manage and assist employers and students with CVTC’s Handshake employment database.
- Assist students in accessing career instruments and job placement technologies.
- Assist students with employment searches, resume building, interviewing, and other career preparation activities.
- Provide assistance to students in finding, procuring, and evaluating internships and service learning opportunities.
- Serve on regional career service teams as needed.
- Provide classroom presentations to program students to highlight career services.
- Develop multi-modal delivery options for career based student success workshops using Career Cruising curriculum.
- Conduct student success workshops.
- Assist students in making appropriate academic and career choices through course selection, career advisement, and career planning.
- Process and evaluate criminal background checks for required programs.
- Maintain CVTC’s Career Development webpage to ensure that resource materials are current and applicable. - Manage all aspects of career fairs; including assisting with career services mailings, promotion to employers and students, coordination of staff volunteers, and college-wide communication.
- Coordinate, monitor, and implement grant activities as assigned.
- Assist Director of Advising and Services with special projects as requested.

Application Process

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Institution Information

Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) is part of the Wisconsin Technical College System and serves an 11-county area. Campuses are located throughout the district including multiple locations in Eau Claire and in the Chippewa Falls, Menomonie, Neillsville and River Falls communities.

Additional Information

As an equal opportunity/access employer and educator, CVTC is committed to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information


Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services related field.
- Minimum of two years of related experience in a student/client services area; including experience administering career planning assessments and career placement.

Preferred Qualifications

- Master’s degree in counseling, education, or related field preferred.
- Post-secondary experience preferred.