Academic Support (Community Mentor Coach - Career Link)

University Of Hawaii System Maui , HI 96761

Posted 6 days ago

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide information, support and direction to assist academic programs and students with career assistance and employment market trends.

  • Assist with planning and coordinating a job fair on campus and helps to maintain the CareerLink Online website to disseminate information with the community.

  • Assist and supports operational duties at CareerLink, helps to promote community partnerships with mentoring, internships and job assistance through social media and marketing.

  • Responsible for support CTE student retention efforts, facilitate career/mentor workshops and promoting information with community partners.

  • Word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation and communication skills are required.

  • Develop and present a Community Mentorship orientation to be presented to new Mentors and Mentees.

  • Observe, monitor, and gather Mentorship data and analyze and interpret accordingly. Submit quarterly and year-end reports

  • Solicit employers, non-profits, and government agencies to participate in the mentorship and internship program.

  • Assist with workshops, training sessions and briefings about job opportunities with faculty, staff and students, along with soliciting community employers and mentors to host students.

  • Assist with the solicitation and outreach to business partners and other organizations to participate and provide employment search opportunities for students and the community.

  • Independently track student placement and employment and coordinate graduate data.

  • Collaborate with UHMC counselors and program advisors to monitor student progress toward acquiring program certificates and degrees (CC, CA, AAS, AS).

  • Operates CareerLink Online, disseminates information and assists with training of students, faculty and business partners with CareerLink Online.

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree in Education, Business, Psychology, Counseling and Guidance, Human Resources or related field and 2 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for diverse career technical industry experience; or equivalent education/training or experience.

  • Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in business, tourism, security, fashion, agriculture demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.

  • Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with business, tourism, security, fashion, agriculture.

  • Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the business, tourism, security, fashion, agriculture.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.

  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team members and individuals.

  • Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.

  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or professional work experience which provides the required education, knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated.

  • Ability to work with culturally, racially and gender diverse students.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Knowledge of University of Hawaii Maui College's mission and vison statement, familiarity with all academic programs, certificates and degrees.

  • Demonstrated experience with student retention practices and programs to implement successful strategies and programs related to student retention.

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Academic Support (Community Mentor Coach - Career Link)

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