SUMMER EMPLOYMENT 2021-WORK STUDY: Career Services Assistant/Program-Community Liaison

  • Location: Cape Breton University-Remote
  • Deadline: June 20, 2021 at 11:59 pm

Psychology and Career Services

30 hours a week for 8 weeks

Job Title:  Career Services Assistant/Program-Community Liaison

Job Description:  The successful candidate will work with both the Career Services Team and the Psychology Department.  The position will focus on performing employer engagement and research required to build a framework for student work placements for the Certificate in Mental Health Promotion and Protection program.  Further, the incumbent will assist Career Services staff with career development-related administrative and program development tasks.

Job Duties:

  • Assist with building a framework for community organization/employer and student engagement on behalf of the Certificate in Mental Health Promotion and Protection program
  • Perform needs assessment and labour market research
  • Engage with employers
  • Provide assistance to Career Services Staff with the development of career development programming
  • Post student job opportunities
  • Enter data into ORBIS platform
  • Participate in regular follow-up meetings

Must be enrolled full time and in good academic standing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Relationship/database management
  • Interpersonal and networking skills
  • Oral and written communications skills
  • Mental health awareness
  • Community capacity for wellness support (opportunities and barriers)
  • Interacting with a broad range of people from diverse backgrounds with tact and discretion
  • Provide assistance to Career Services Staff in the areas of programming, job posting.
  • Work within a multidisciplinary partnership
  • Report writing

How to Apply:  Forward cover letter and resume to Nadine Ratchford, Manager, Career Services