Sheridan College Employment Consultant in Brampton, Ontario

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Note: Preference will be given to qualified full-time employees within the bargaining unit at Sheridan College. Should a suitable candidate not be found, external candidates will be considered.

Employee Group: Support Staff

Faculty/Department: Student Affairs - Career Services

Campus: Davis (May be assigned activity at any Sheridan campus)

Reference Number: 18/S/117

Payband: I

Hourly Range: $33.67 - $39.02

Hours/Week: 35

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Application Deadline: September 21, 2018

Reporting to the Manager, Career Services & Student Leadership and Engagement, the incumbent creates, develops and delivers current strategic career management programming in support of students’ and recent alumni objectives to successfully obtain and maintain employment in the client’s chosen field. The incumbent delivers consultative services through working with clients on a one-on-one, small group and classroom workshop delivery. The incumbent offers guidance and resources in the delivery of focused employment strategies to meet the client’s short and long term employment objectives. The incumbent educates and guides clients through the job search strategy process and its components. Collaboration with faculty and other staff members is essential to the duties of this position.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Delivering one-on-one services and programs to Sheridan Students and alumni including consultations in personal marketing tools (cover letters, resumes, and portfolios), job search strategies, employment and career management strategies, employment research, interview skills and negotiation; treating clientele uniquely and tailoring services to their individual needs;

  • Working with clients’ with challenges to employment including clients with disabilities, visible minorities, experienced workers who are re-careering, foreign trained professionals and others;

  • Developing, maintaining and delivering employment related programming in classroom workshops to prepare students for up-coming networking or career fairs, and/or for general job search activities;

  • Determining the structure and content of workshops, assessing and tailoring workshop content and delivery methods in order to meet the needs of audience and continuously improving workshop content through review and revision;

  • Providing leadership to the Career Centre Peer Mentors and supporting their recruitment, training and evaluation;

  • Developing and implementing marketing campaigns to students and faculty on Career Centre services and programs;

  • Researching, sourcing, developing and up-dating materials and resources for the Centre’s resource lab and web site;

  • Partnering with faculty members to develop materials in support of student field placements;

  • Performing other related duties as assigned.


The successful candidate must possess a 3 year degree in Business, Humanities, Adult Education, Human Resources, Career and Work Counselling, or a related field, along with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in a business environment which includes progressive responsibility in a combination of the following areas: employment development, human resources, coaching and mentoring, employment recruitment, job placement, training and employment consultation (or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience). Preference will be given to candidates who also possess a Career/Work counselling or Career Development Practitioner diploma. Related experience which demonstrates an understanding of the barriers and issues experienced by job seekers is required. The successful candidate must have knowledge of community services, labour market, occupational requirements and job search resources as well as knowledge of career planning tools & resume critique approaches. Excellent customer service, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organizational skills are essential. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite is a necessity, particularly Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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Sheridan welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including visible minorities, Indigenous People, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Sheridan is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation.

Note: Copies of educational credentials are requested at the time of an interview. As a condition of employment, Sheridan requires confirmation of educational credentials in the form of an official Canadian transcript or an official evaluation of international credentials which determines Canadian equivalency.

Post End Date: 9/22/2018