Career Services Coordinator

Eastern Iowa Community Colleges is seeking a full-time Career Services Coordinator

Position Title:

Career Services Coordinator

Reporting Relationship:

Dean of Academic Support Services

Starting Salary:

$45,000 - $50,000 annually

Position Summary:

Coordinates and evaluates EICC career services for all students across the district working within a Guided Pathways model. The coordinator works closely with business and industry partners to provide career opportunities for students. This position will provide career coaching for students and training in career coaching for colleagues. Additionally, this position will provide classroom presentations and workshops across the district. Regular travel to other campuses and businesses will be expected.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s Degree preferred. At least two years of student services experience in an educational setting. Career services or advising experience is preferred.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee and coordinate career services offerings across the district.
  2. Coordinate recruitment and networking activities for EICC students, including employer information sessions, career fairs, information tables, classroom visits, on-campus interviews, resume referrals, and job postings.
  3. Maintain a network of business partners to be aware of existing and emerging area employment needs.
  4. Maintain knowledge of employment trends locally, using available databases.
  5. Develop and offer training for EICC colleagues in career coaching within a Guided Pathways model.
  6. Manages the district wide web based job posting system (CCN).
  7. Inform students, faculty and campus partners of employment and internship opportunities.
  8. Plan, implement and manage annual career fairs.
  9. Collaborate with departments across the colleges (e.g. TRIO, Admissions, Foundation, Faculty, etc.) to provide strategic employer/alumni engagement opportunities with current and prospective students.
  10. Markets career services programs both internally and externally. Develops effective methods of communicating program objectives.
  11. Responsible for collecting career services related data and assessing the overall effectiveness on a regular basis.
  12. Working with IR, follows up with students and alumni to collect and report placement data for internships and employment opportunities.  
  13. Creatively explore ways to ensure we are meeting the needs of all students.
  14. Represents the district in various professional organizations both locally and in the state.
  15. Presents workshops on resume writing, interviewing and job search techniques to students/ classes. Coordinates with faculty to provide mock interviews and work based learning opportunities.
  16. Works collaboratively both internally and externally to increase knowledge of apprenticeships, workforce training programs and work based learning opportunities.
  17. Provides leadership through participation in district student development council and college committees.
  18. Demonstrates and supports a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  19. To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote and organizational culture of customer service, innovation and quality.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. occasionally, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For consideration please complete online application and send resume and cover letter to e-mail

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact EICC’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-5222, or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730- 1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email: