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Ascend Indiana Career Placement Coordinator
 
 
 
Ascend Indiana, launched out of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership (CICP), exists to create stronger alignment between the supply of skilled talent and demand from employers in Central Indiana. Our vision is for every Indiana citizen to have the opportunity to pursue a meaningful career path and for every Indiana employer to have access to the skilled workforce necessary to thrive. By 2020 at least 62 percent of Indiana jobs will require a post-secondary educated worker, yet, only 42 percent of working adults in Central Indiana have an associate’s degree, bachelor’s degree, or above. This leaves over 200,000 residents without the necessary skills to obtain jobs of the future. This leads to stagnating economic growth and prosperity for individuals and our region. Ascend Indiana aims to address these issues by creating opportunities for people to pursue self-sustaining career paths. Ascend Indiana is seeking a motivated, self-starter to support the sourcing and recruitment of post-secondary students for internships and jobs with Indiana companies. VISTA members will work with a highly collaborative team throughout their term of service and will receive continuous professional development opportunities. Please e-mail resumes to Caitlin Sheesley-Brown at caitlin.brown@ascendindiana.com.
 
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Member Duties : The Career Placement Coordinator will work with universities to define campus recruitment strategies and place post-secondary graduates into meaningful internships and self-sustaining careers, with a focus on placing students of color and from low-income backgrounds. VISTA duties will include: creating a database of post-secondary student data from universities throughout the state; inputting post-secondary student data into the Ascend Network; meeting 1-on-1 with students to learn about their background and aspirations; creating messaging and recruitment materials for key stakeholders and students; and crafting a sustainability plan. Ascend Indiana is looking for a motivated, self-starter who can be given a need or objective, break it down into executable parts, identify questions, gather priorities, set and manage milestones, and execute effectively. Candidates with excellent analytical, writing, and research skills will excel in this role.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Relocation Allowance ,  Health Coverage* ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Technology ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended . 
 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Community and Economic Development . 
 
Skills :
Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  General Skills ,  Team Work ,  Writing/Editing . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Ascend Indiana Career Placement Coordinator

Program Start/End Date
01/29/2018  -   01/29/2019

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations INDIANA  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  10/18/2017  To  05/30/2018 

Contact Caitlin Sheesley-Brown
111 Monument Cir
Indianapolis   IN   46204
3174645412
caitlin.brown@ascendindiana.com
www.ascendindiana.com
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 75993


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