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Employer & Entrepreneurship Services Advisor (Career Center: Small Business Development Center)

Company: Ohlone College
Location: fremont
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Ideal Candidate Statement * The ideal candidate is a natural networker, enjoys being a social light and is happy to serve as a highly visible representative in the community. The Employer and Entrepreneur Advisor is innovative and solution-oriented; they are strategic and enjoy connecting with business leaders, community leaders, and elected officials. The ideal candidate is experienced in recruiting and talent acquisition, career planning, and coordinating business solutions. * Must have evidence of responsiveness to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, as these factors relate to the need for equity-minded practices * Ohlone prides itself as a Learning College with the motto of "A World of Cultures United in Learning" and we are looking for staff who embrace diversity in serving students of varied backgrounds and learning styles, highly ethical, trustworthy, credible, loyal and is respectful of diverse views and opinions; * The college has a firm commitment to environmental sustainability and looks to all employees to support this important goal.

Job Description Summary CLASS TITLE : Advisor, Employer & Entrepreneurship Services The Ohlone College Tri-cities Career Center (Career Center) is an innovative organization that provides career services to students and community members. The Career Center integrates services and resources provided by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act ( WIOA ) with higher education career development models and serves high school students, adult education students, community college students, college/university graduates, community job seekers, dislocated workers, under represented populations (disadvantaged adults, veterans, people with disabilities, re-entry, low-income, etc.) and employers. The Career Center also serves as the Alameda County Small Business Development Center ( SBDC ). The SBDC integrates services and resources provided by the U.S. Small Business Administration ( SBA ) to serve small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs. The integration between education, workforce, and economic development makes Ohlone College an exciting, innovative, and cutting-edge institution of higher education. The Employer & Entrepreneurship Advisor ( EEA ) serves as an active member of the Career Center and SBDC team. The EEA conducts outreach to employers and businesses to provide support to develop jobs and internships for students, alumni, and community members. The EEA develops talent acquisition strategies, coordinates entrepreneurship and recruiting events, and establishes and maintains small business, corporate, government, and non-profit relationships. The EEA connects students/alumni and community job seekers to jobs and internships while connecting businesses to advising and education opportunities to support business and entrepreneurship needs. The EEA connects employers and aspiring entrepreneurs to services and resources to help support the development, maintenance, and growth of employers and business organizations. The EEA represents Ohlone College in the community and abroad and is an innovative and strategic professional serving as a liaison between aspiring entrepreneurs, employers, and Ohlone College.

Essential Duties ESSENTIAL DUTIES : * Conducts outreach in-person and online utilizing current marketing tools that include social media and mobile communications to identify and attract employers, aspiring entrepreneurs, businesses, students/alumni, and community job seekers. * Cultivates new programming and strategies to support employer talent acquisition, business advising, and training. * Provides business consultations and workshops. * Develops and implements employer and entrepreneur engagement activities throughout the year that may include employer and business orientations, employer tabling, 1:1 business advising, information sessions, business education & training opportunities, career fairs, entrepreneurship seminars, drop-in interviewing, industry panels/forums, guest speaker engagements, Career Treks, marketing and branding opportunities, and more. * Establishes small business, corporate, non-profit, and government partnerships to facilitate education, workforce, and economic development. * Develops and implements small business talent acquisition training and preparation workshops for job creation/new hires and job retention. * Reviews economic development reports, labor market trends, and regional surveys to stay current with the workforce and economic trends locally, state-wide, and across the nation. * Creates and conveys demographics about students, alumni, and community job seekers and the business/employer community. * Prepares and maintains a variety of qualitative and quantitative reporting related to grants, contracts, and special projects. * Evaluates and approves employers and their job postings in the Ohlone College Career Link database; updates the career center website and social media content and ensures employers, students, alumni, community members comply with Career Center guidelines. * Provides small business job description and job posting training. * Supports the development of policies, procedures, and programs. * Plans events to support student, small business, and employer engagement. * Communicates with administrators, personnel and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolves issues and conflicts and shares market information. * Promotes institutional brand and awareness by increasing the presence of Ohlone College in the community through private and public engagement that includes memberships in trade organizations and related affiliations, chamber events, mixers, social business events, and community gatherings, public speaking opportunities and more.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities KNOWLEDGE OF: * Education, workforce, and economic development resources * Networking, marketing, and business development. * Local business and sector trends and industries. * Cultural sensitivity * Research practices * Labor market information * Workshop curriculum development * Hiring practices including sourcing, recruiting, resume reviews, and interviewing skills * Oral and written communication skills * Applicable employment laws, regulations, policies and procedures * Operation of a computer, social media, and assigned software * Customer Relations Management ( CRM ) systems & Career Services Management ( CSM ) systems ABILITY TO: * Conduct outreach to multiple stakeholders. * Work independently with little direction. * Support career development activities. * Review and approve employers and job postings in the Career Services Management ( CSM ) database (Simplicity). * Communicate effectively both orally and in writing. * Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. * Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. * Operate a computer and assigned office equipment. * Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action. * Meet schedules and timelines. * Plan and organize workload. * Maintain records and files. * Prepare comprehensive narrative and statistical reports. * Drive a vehicle to conduct work throughout Alameda County and the Greater Bay Area.

Education and Experience EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE : * Any combination equivalent to a bachelor's degree and one year increasingly responsible and related experience. LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS : * Valid California driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications

Physical Characteristics ENVIRONMENT : * Office environment, classroom/training environment. * Driving a vehicle to conduct work. * Online/Social Media Environments. PHYSICAL DEMANDS : * Hearing and speaking to exchange information and make presentations. * Skilled orator with the ability to bridge complex small business relationships. * Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. * Seeing to read a variety of materials. * Standing and sitting for extended periods of time. * Walking. With or without reasonable accommodations

Salary Range Range #37 on CSEA Salary Schedule ($50,640 - $64,656) annually

Min Salary Range $50,640 annually

Mid Salary Range $57,648 annually

Max Salary Range $64,656 annually

Keywords: Ohlone College, Fremont , Employer & Entrepreneurship Services Advisor (Career Center: Small Business Development Center), Other , fremont, California

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