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  • 31 May 2019 4:29 PM | Angela Shelby (Administrator)

    With pride I share that MCEEA's  former President, Wayne Thibodeau (Oakland University), MCEEA's VP of Educators, Brigid Avery (Aquinas College), and MCEEA member Stephen Patchin (NMU) were all selected as speakers at the 2019 Annual Conference of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).  The conference was June 3 - 6, 2019 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Disney Resort in Florida.  Join me in congratulating Wayne, Brigid and Stephen for being recognized by this esteemed association of colleges, universities and employers throughout the United States.   #mceeamemberrockstars

    ~Angela Shelby, MCEEA (Past) President

  • 30 May 2019 4:54 PM | Angela Shelby (Administrator)

    Kelly Matthews, Talent Acquisition Partner (TAP) with The Hertz Corporation, is the Awards Chair for MCEEA,   How fitting that she has been recognized by Hertz as their TAP Shark of the Month for March 2019; see photo of her award.  Way to go, Kelly!


  • 21 May 2019 9:53 AM | Meredith Segur

    Career Coach (business, accounting, economics)

    Job Description

    This position exists to help Business, Accounting, and Economics students know and understand themselves in order to make career and educational decisions.  The Career Coach will support the Career Center by providing career coaching services, resources, and support for students and alumni. 

    *This position is an 11-month (.91 FTE) position.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

    Cluster-Specific Career Coaching (45% of time, or approximately 18 hrs/week)

    • Coach students and alumni in assigned industry cluster (business, accounting, and economics) related to job/internship searching, resumes, grad school applications, practice interviews, or other career planning needs
    • Administer and interpret career assessments
    • Maintain records of individual coaching appointments in Handshake
    • Develop and implement communications strategy for keeping students in industry cluster updated about upcoming events, featured jobs and internships, and other opportunities relevant to their career interests

    Calvin LifeWork (35% of time, or approximately 14hrs/week)

    • Manage ongoing communications with students in CLW Community
    • Track progress of students in CLW Community, including “grading” module activities and managing appeals process
    • Develop content, record videos, and plan for future years of the program
    • Deliver CLW Live sessions as needed

    Workshops/Events(10% of time, or approximately 4 hrs/week)

    • Deliver presentations to any classes/groups within assigned industry cluster
    • Develop and implement at least one workshop or event per semester geared specifically toward assigned industry cluster
    • Assist with Career Center’s career fairs and other programming

    Outreach (5% of time, or approximately 2 hrs/week)

    • Build and maintain relationships with faculty members in assigned academic departments
    • Serve as a liaison for campus offices serving specific populations of students
    • Work with Employer Relations Manager and Senior Employer Relations Officer to build and maintain relationships with employers within assigned industry cluster

    Professional Development (5% of time, or approximately 2 hrs/week)

    • Keep up to date on news and trends within assigned industry cluster
    • Work on developing career coaching skills and tools
    • Participate as a mentee in Career Center’s Industry Mentor Program

    Other duties may be assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    None

     Required Skills 

    • Counseling/coaching
    • Communication and public speaking
    • Relationship development and management
    • Program planning
    • Problem solving
    • Fostering global and diverse connections
    Required Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree is required; degree in a business field is preferred; Master’s degree is preferred.
    • At least 3-5 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience working with a diverse undergraduate student population highly preferred.
    • Demonstrated understanding of careers in accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, and other business functional areas.
    • Demonstrated ability to function in a team environment.

    FAITH and EDUCATIONAL COMMITMENT

    • Commitment to the educational mission of Calvin College as a Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Christian Reformed Church.
    • A personal commitment to the Christian faith and to the integration of faith, learning, and student development.

    DIVERSITY and INCLUSION COMMITMENT

    Demonstrated awareness of and commitment to effectively establishing relationships and positive communication across multiple dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to, race, gender, physical ability, class, or religious perspectives.


    To apply, visit https://employment.calvin.edu/ 

  • 01 May 2019 9:01 AM | Mickey Maher (Administrator)

    Kettering University is a national leader in experiential STEM (science, technology, engineering, math and business) education, integrating an intense academic curriculum with applied professional experience. Through this proven approach we inspire students to realize their potential and advance their ideas by combining theory and practice better than any institution in the world. Kettering University is dedicated to achieving the extraordinary through technological innovation, leadership and service, built on values that foster respect, integrity, creativity, collaboration and excellence in growth, global leadership, community outreach and an engaged community of stakeholders.

    BENEFITS include health, dental and vision coverage; retirement benefits with up to a 9% Kettering matching contribution; life and accident insurance; tuition assistance and waiver programs; vacation and holiday pay; sick and disability pay; home purchase assistance program; recreation center membership; and many other benefits.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Knowledge of public relations principles; program requirements; computers and related software applications; basic marketing practices; customer service; job search methods; and local labor market. Bachelor’s degree and two-three years experience in higher education, career counseling, recruiting, and/or a business setting.Understanding and commitment to Kettering University Values:

    a. RESPECT: for teamwork, honesty, encouragement, diversity, partnerships with students.
    b. INTEGRITY: including accountability, transparency and ethics.
    c. CREATIVITY: fostering flexibility and innovation.
    d. COLLABORATION: across disciplines and with all partners.
    e. EXCELLENCE: in all we do.


    APPLY HERE

  • 24 Apr 2019 5:04 PM | Angela Shelby (Administrator)

    CAREER COACH

    Apply Now

    LOCATION Grand Rapids, MI

    DEPARTMENTAquinas Advantage Center

    HOURS40

    START DATE05/01/19

    STATUSFull Time

    SALARYTBD

    ABOUT THIS POSITION

    In the performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform to the Aquinas College Service Statement: The College serves our community with excellence and respect through an institutional commitment to quality, accountability, cooperation, professionalism and responsiveness.

    MISSION, VISION, VALUES:
    Aquinas College, an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic and Dominican traditions, provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good.

    Aquinas College is recognized as the exceptional Catholic liberal arts college that prepares individuals for careers of leadership and service in developing a sustainable and just global community. Aquinas College is recognized by its values: Faith, Service, Learning and Community.

    Aquinas College prides itself as a leader in sustainability, and this requires the participation of every member of the college community. In this regard, employees and their supervisors are expected to engage in the process of “appreciative inquiry” to identify ways that each position can advance sustainability in the employment experience.

    TO APPLY: SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTS AS ONE ATTACHMENT: 1) COVER LETTER    2) RESUME    3) SHORT SUMMARY ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS. 

    COPY AND PASTE URL TO APPLY: https://live.dominionsystems.com/Payroll/applicantPostingListNL.aspx?code=AQN1&posting=4932

    Summary and Purpose:
    The Career Coach supports the mission, goals, and objectives of the college and the Advantage Center. The goal of this position is to increase student participation in career-related activities through a variety of formats including drop-in interactions, individual appointments, classroom presentations and workshops. This position would also support the Director with coordinating on-campus programs and events. 

    Responsibilities/Duties/Tasks/Essential Functions:
    Placement
    • Supports and abides by all rules, regulations, and guidelines of the college and serves as an appropriate role model for students at all times.
    • Provides career planning assistance through appointments with individuals, online assistance, and regularly scheduled workshops with groups.
    • Establishes and maintains effective and cooperative working relationships with students, alumni, faculty, employers, and the general public.
    • Advise and teach career development skills and knowledge to early exploration students (in the first and second year). 
    • Coordinate a sophomore-initiative such as the “Take a Saint to Work” job shadow program. 
    • Provide students with relevant occupational, educational, and employment information that would assist them in exploring a wide range of major/career options.
    • Assist students with their understanding of the relationship between self-knowledge and major/career choice through formal and informal career assessments.
    • Increase student awareness of experiential education opportunities such as internship and job shadowing.
    • Improve student preparedness for job search activities and professionalism in the workplace.
    • Oversee the Vocationers’ program which includes supervising students in their peer coaching responsibilities throughout campus. 
    • Facilitates the distribution of information on various employment/internship opportunities to the AQ community.

    Department Operations
    Participate in Career Services and Advantage Center Events
    • Collaborate with Advantage Center team members on various student focused events.
    • Coordinate the Class to Career and Waffle Wednesday’s events for the AQ Advantage Center.
    • Contribute to the collections, tabulations, and analysis of outcomes information related to Advantage Center & career services programs and activities.
    • Utilize technology and social media feeds (including, but not limited to, Handshake, PathwayU, Career Tools by UConnect) to create a more engaged conversation with students. 
    • Assist with the annual digital badge program including, but not limited to, curriculum development and communication with employer partners. 

    Knowledge, Skills and Education Requirements:

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Counseling, or related field. 
    • Skills/experience in career counseling, psychometric assessment, program planning, public relations, and group presentations.
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
    • Proven ability to work independently while functioning as a team member.
    • Strong abilities in time management, event organization, and managing projects.
    • Computer skills to include Work, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Familiarity with career related technology and electronic databases.
    • Experience or ability to develop and conduct career/life planning workshops.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience either in a college career or advising setting, human resource or training and development function is preferred.
    • Understanding of career development theory preferred.

    TO APPLY: SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTS AS ONE ATTACHMENT: 1) COVER LETTER 2) RESUME 3) SHORT SUMMARY ON THE IMPORTANCE OF CAREER DEVELOPMENT FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS. 
    COPY AND PASTE URL TO APPLY: https://live.dominionsystems.com/Payroll/applicantPostingListNL.aspx?code=AQN1&posting=4932

    Work Environment & Physical Demands:
    • Office environment that requires sitting for long periods of time. 
    • Use of typical office equipment (phone, fax, computers, copiers).
    • 50-70% Computer exposure (monitor/keyboard).
    • 25-30% Walking, bending, stooping, lifting (less than 20lbs).
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    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
    Aquinas College is an equal opportunity employer and an inclusive educational community rooted in the Catholic Dominican tradition. Aquinas College provides a liberal arts education with a global perspective, emphasizes career preparation focused on leadership and service to others, and fosters a commitment to lifelong learning dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the common good. Aquinas College values: Faith, Learning, Service and Community.

  • 22 Apr 2019 2:51 PM | Angela Shelby (Administrator)

    The 7th annual CMVE Conference, Back to Basic: Supporting Our Military-Connected Students, will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019 in Auburn Hills (at Oakland University).  The event will focus on improving services to our student veterans, service members, and their families – with a special focus on service offerings for spouses and children. This conference aims to help institutions understand and engage their entire military-connected students population. Student populations are shifting – join us to learn how to anticipate and meet their needs on your campus.   

    Fitting this theme, a call for session proposals is open until June 1, 2019. Sessions are 45 minutes in length and should include at least 20 minutes of group discussion.

    If you are interested in learning about a topic but don’t want to present, please email the suggested content to Kara Fields by June 1st. .

    Online Proposal Submission Requirements:

    The online proposal submission form requires the following information:                                                                                                                                              

    1.      Presentation Title

    2.      Intended audience for the session

    3.      Audio/Visual needs, if any

    4.      Up to 125-word description for use in the conference program

    5.      At least 2 specific learning outcomes for this session

    6.      An explanation (in 300 words or less) of how the session fits the theme and will showcase tangible strategies for participants to consider adopting relative to their own work.

    7.      Presenter(s) Name, Institution, Contact Info

    We look forward to seeing you in September at the conference!

    CMVE Board of Directors

  • 19 Apr 2019 3:10 PM | Dorris Crandall

    Know anyone who might be interested in being a Services Specialist with The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services?  Or is this a career that you perhaps have considered?

    The Department is currently hiring statewide for Services Specialists, especially in the area of Child Protective Services.  The position presents a unique opportunity to help those in need and make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and the communities in which they live.

    The educational requirements for this position are a bachelor's or master’s degree with a major in one of the following human services areas: social work, sociology, psychology, family ecology, community services, family studies, family and/or child development, guidance/school counseling, counseling psychology, criminal justice, or human services. 

    If you are interested in Services Specialist position or perhaps know someone who might be interested please review the link below.

     https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/michigan?keywords=Services%20Specialist

  • 18 Apr 2019 3:32 PM | Angela Shelby (Administrator)

    MVAA will host the second annual National Veteran Workforce Development Conference this August in downtown Detroit. It's THE place to learn and share best practices in veteran workforce development. Attending will be veteran-friendly employers and educational institutions, state and federal agencies, nonprofits and representatives from National Guard/Reserve transition programs.

    THE DETAILS:

    National Veteran Workforce Development Conference (NVWDC) 

    Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront, Detroit, Michigan

    Aug. 14-16, 2019

    hashtag#nvwdc19

    To learn more, email mvaa@messagemakers.com on behalf of the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

  • 15 Apr 2019 3:29 PM | Amanda Deacon

    WCC is seeking exceptional leaders to oversee two academic divisions. Click the links for full descriptions and required qualifications:

    ✔️ Dean of Math, Science and Engineering Technology >> bit.ly/DeanMSET

    ✔️ Dean of Humanities, Social and Behavioral Sciences >> bit.ly/DeanHSBS

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