Robertson College Edmonton is seeking a Practicum & Employment Specialist. The Practicum & Employment Specialist will be an experienced business professional who is a skilled relationship builder and committed to encouraging, coaching and guiding students by sharing their expertise and real-world experiences.

Reporting to the Campus Director, the Career Services Specialist will be responsible for coaching and providing guidance to students and graduates to ensure they are equipped with the skills, tools and information required to conduct themselves professionally while performing assigned roles within a workplace practicum placement and have the ability to develop a solid resume and cover letter, undertake an effective employment search, present themselves professionally and confidently within an interview situation and are ready to embrace an employment opportunity in their chosen field.

The Career Services Specialist will also build and maintain relationships internal and external to the College which support Robertson goals related to matching students with practicum / work experience placements and assist graduate students in finding employment.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 2 + years of work experience within business. A general or specific understanding of careers within healthcare, business and technology an asset. 
  • Experience in job readiness coaching gained through hands on experience in guiding others through the recruitment and hiring process.
  • Passion and ability to promote Robertson graduates to employer partners
  • Knowledgeable about the local labour market
  • Strong relationship building and customer service skills
  • An understanding of the needs of a diverse student population and how to interact effectively with a multi-cultural student body
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize work and coordinate tasks in order to meet end results in a fast paced environment.

Interested Applicants will forward their Cover Letter and Resume to Ramona Buda by August 20, 2018.