Job Details

Imperial Valley College
  • Position Number: 1458642
  • Location: Imperial, CA
  • Position Type: Career Counseling and Placement

Job Developer

Application Deadline:
5/26/2019 11:59 PM Pacific

Representative Duties


Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, provide specialized assistance in finding internships and job placements for students within the job development and job placement program; solicit employer interest and involvement in student employment; assist in the development of job training service programs and student job assessments.


Assist in conducting labor market surveys and analysis to determine job markets for student employment; identify and contact employers to determine the numbers and types of employment opportunities for student employment. Establishes and maintains relationships between the business community and an assigned department or program. E

Develops and implements a comprehensive internship and job placement program; actively researches potential job opportunities for consortia students; acts as a liaison with local employers, government agencies and community groups in order to build employer database, job postings and funding opportunities; maintains job bulletins, internships and volunteer opportunities announcements. E

Interviews and assesses students for employment readiness and career interests and takes appropriate action or refers to counseling staff; assists counselors in appointment scheduling; coordinates assignment of counselors for career search classes; provides instructional support to counselors for workshops and one-on-one coaching in relevant skills such as interviewing, corporate attire and professional etiquette. E

Conducts and/or participates in on- or off-campus career fairs, workshops, conferences, meetings, chamber of commerce and community presentations and special events; communicates consortia goals and activities of the districts to the local community and engages their support in planning and carrying out stated goals. E

Develops guides, brochures and newsletters promoting community partnerships with college. E

Evaluate departmental operations and activities; recommend improvements and modifications; recommend improvements in workflow, procedures and the use of office equipment. E

Research, compile, analyze and summarize data for special projects, programs and various comprehensive reports; compile and summarize a variety of data in the preparation of monthly and annual reports, including reports on student placement and student referrals. E

Accept and review student applications for placement referrals; interview student clients to determine education, training and interest; screen applicants to determine qualifications for job orders; arrange employer interviews for student employees. E

Participate in budget preparation and administration; research, analyze and recommend job training service areas; submit justifications for use of funds to implement job training service programs. E

Participate on committees where assigned. E

Perform related duties as assigned. E

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Minimum Qualifications


Any combination equivalent to:Bachelor's degree from and accredited college in business administration, public administration, human resources or a related field and three years of administrative support in a career center, placement service, state or local employment agency, or a closely related field including experience involving analytical research and reporting.

IMPORTANT: To be considered for the position applying for, applicants must submit the required items by the deadline, which include: online IVC application, current resume, and ALL unofficial transcripts. All attachments will be uploaded into the online application. Applications which do not include all of the required materials will not be forwarded to the screening committee for consideration. Materials submitted become property of the District and will not be returned, copied, or considered for other openings.

Supplemental Information

Initial Salary placement is normally at Step 1, no higher than Step 3. Please click here to review current salary schedule.

EEO Information

Imperial Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

Employer/employee paid medical coverage options, dental, vision, and life insurance. For additional information, click here (Download PDF reader).

Earned annual sick leave.

Earned annual vacation leave for classified and confidential classified employees.

Enrollment in a California Retirement System.


Supplemental Question B: What values or qualities would you bring to Imperial Valley College that would make a positive contribution to the campus?


Supplemental Question A: Please describe what you consider to be the most important qualifications you have that would especially qualify you to fulfill the responsibilities of this position.


Supplemental Question C: How would you ensure inclusiveness and diversity in your daily activities?


Please answer the following questions specifically and completely. These supplemental questions will be used with other application materials to screen applicants for interview. Applicants should submit at least one well-developed paragraph for each pf the supplemental questions. Answers should be thoughtful, substantive, carefully edited and may be much longer than one paragraph.

If your response exceeds the maximum 600 character limit, you may continue your response by attaching an additional typed document. Please make sure to identify the questions by number.

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The Imperial Community College District is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and will implement a comprehensive program to put those principles into practice. It is the District's policy to ensure that all qualified applicants for employment and employees have full and equal access to employment opportunity, and are not subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the District on the basis of ethnic group identification, race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, gender identity, physical disability, mental disability, ancestry, sexual orientation, language, accent, citizenship status, transgender status, parental status, marital status, economic status, veteran status, medical condition, ancestry, political or organizational affiliation, or on the basis of these perceived characteristics, or based on association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The District will strive to achieve a workforce that is welcoming to men, women, persons with disabilities and individuals from all ethnic and other groups to ensure the District provides an inclusive educational and employment environment. Such an environment fosters cooperation, acceptance, democracy and free expression of ideas.

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