Senior Employment Advisor-NTID Center on Employment | Rochester Institute of Technology - Military Veterans

at Herc - Upstate New York

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Senior Employment Advisor-NTID Center on Employment 6298BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Center on Employment Detailed Job Description Please note: This is a two-year position MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES Help job seeking students prepare for coop/internship positions and permanent jobs through advice on resume and cover letter writing, interview skill building, and other preparation techniques. Teach classes, workshops, and seminars related to job seeking skills development Advise Deaf/HH students regarding employment trends, career opportunities, and how to access those opportunities Initiate, enhance, and maintain relationships with employers throughout the nation for job development Work closely with NTID/RIT faculty and advise them of employment trends and help in developing new curriculum Orient employers to NTID and train on working successfully with deaf persons Maintain liaisons with appropriate personnel throughout NTID/RIT including the RIT Co-op and Career Services Center Contribute to and co-lead department teams, committees, and projects Department/College Description NCCC assists deaf and hard-of-hearing students, graduating students and alumni with their job search and works with employers to facilitate hiring of highly qualified co-op students and graduates. Required Minimum Qualifications Education: Bachelors degree Experience: 4 plus years in business/industry or educational environment, preferably related to human resources, marketing, or job placement. Specialized Skills Required: Strong presentation skills, persuasive skills in marketing or sales, counseling skills, group facilitation/training skills. Computer literacy skills Strong organizational and detail follow-up skills Ability to work in a team mode Ability to communicate and interact with Business and Industry representatives at various levels Preferred: Knowledge of industry employment needs and processes Sign Language Proficiency Knowledge of Deaf culture Preferred Qualifications Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function: Wage Band: Required Application Documents How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff . Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/ Additional Details Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the

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