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Sep 19 / Susan Crowley

Job Search Strategies Workshop for Students

ARE YOU IN THE MARKET FOR:

PART TIME

INTERNSHIP

CO-OP

OR

FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT?

 

ARE YOU USING ALL YOUR RESOURCES TO LAND THAT JOB?

ATTEND:

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES WORKSHOP

September 24, 2014

3:00pm – 4:00pm

1001 FACULTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING (FAB)

Sep 19 / Susan Crowley

Valassis Invites WSU Juniors and Seniors interested in Business and Account Management for an Inside Peek at their Company

Valassis would like to invite top junior and senior students from WSU to a networking opportunity with one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in Metro Detroit*!

 Event date: 10/17/14

 Please see the invitation below and any interested student can RSVP to ValassisAdvantage@valassis.com with the following information:

First and Last Name

Undergraduate Institution

Major

Anticipated Graduation Semester/Year

Check in starts at 2:30pm and we will begin promptly at 3:00pm.

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Sep 19 / Susan Crowley

Red Cross looks to WSU for Regional Disaster Program Officer, Regional Volunteer Services Director and a Communications Manager

The Red Cross is currently looking for candidates for the following 3 job opportunities in the Detroit region:

1.  Regional Disaster Program Officer II (RDPO) for the Southeast Michigan Region (Detroit, MI). 

Job Summary:

The RDPO is responsible for the implementation of the disaster services program throughout the region in alignment with established metrics.  All disaster positions in a region have a solid line reporting relationship to the RDPO.  The RDPO will also ensure that employees and volunteers within a region are assigned specific “relationship management” responsibilities with key emergency management staff, non-governmental organizations and corporate/organizations supporting disaster services (i.e., account management).  Serves during times of disaster in an operational leadership role for any scale of disaster.  Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide.

This position operates as a part of the Disaster Management Cycle processes.  It is responsible for government partnerships, measurement and evaluation, information provision, preparation, and response management.  Drivers for this work include the number of municipalities within its coverage area, the amount and complexity of program activity,  presence of significant grant funding, geography, risk, population, frequency of events, and regional structure.

The Regional Chief Program Officer performs these functions according to the direction provided by the Division Disaster Executive (DDE) and Regional Chapter Executive (RCE); team leadership is provided by the DDE. This position reports directly to the RCE; dotted line to DDE and receives personnel development from both.

Responsibilities:

1. Policy development and partnerships:  Regionally, serves as the Red Cross thought leader and ensures interface with government entities, organizations, and other leadership entities in the field of emergency services, disaster policy and operations, and community resiliency. 

2. Mobilizes the community to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies. Meets the needs and expectations of clients and stakeholders.

3. Executes a comprehensive regional response when required. Serves during times of disaster as the operational leadership for the region for any scale of disaster; Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide

4. Leads and manages the team responsible for the implementation of disaster services programs throughout the region, ensuring disaster services are delivered in a rapid and accessible manner in order to meet the urgent needs of our clients.  Include performance evaluations. May supervise Service to Armed Forces and International Services programs depending on the structure of the region.

5. Develops and supports disaster volunteers who are the primary workforce. Drives the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in order to meet the needs of the Region, State and Division.

6. Program management:  Accountable for the implementation of the disaster services program in alignment with established metrics

Scope:
Job level is also determined by additional factors including regional disaster risk assessment, which contributes to job complexity.  Develops and supports disaster volunteers who are the primary workforce; Drives the development of Disaster Leadership Volunteers in order to meet the needs of the Region, State and Division.  Regionally, serves as the Red Cross thought leader and ensures interface with government entities, organizations, and other leadership entities in the field of emergency services, disaster policy and operations, and community resiliency.  Serves during times of disaster as the operational leadership for the region for any scale of disaster; Participates in a leadership role on larger operations regionally, division or nationwide.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:
Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 40 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential.  May include  sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions:
Work is performed indoors and outdoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

Potential exposure to Hepatitis B and blood borne pathogens via bodily fluids, blood, mucus, saliva.  Must be open to working outdoor events where weather conditions will vary and may also be exposed to long periods of extreme noise levels inside arenas where concerts or other high volume events may occur.

Will be required to work evenings and weekends to provide program direction and ensure adequate coverage for contracted events and that first aid station and personnel operate within state regulations and run smoothly and efficiently. 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Qualifications: 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Degree in emergency management, public administration, or organizational development preferred.

Experience:   Minimum five years experience directing and leading large scale social service programs. Track record of leadership results in non-profit and /or for-profit organizations. Knowledge of volunteer management, financial management, emergency management, adult education, community and government programs and procedures as well as disaster technical expertise.

Management Experience: Minimum three years of staff management experience. Demonstrated abilities in the following areas: supervisory, ability to work with volunteers, coaching, training. 

Skills and Abilities:  Proven track record of collaboration, facilitation, problem solving, leadership, partnership management.  Additionally, this position requires ability for data analysis, planning, technical writing, public speaking, project management, data entry and management, process improvement. Must be analytical, customer oriented, flexible, organized, and able to operate with an orientation toward solutions, an external focus, and team orientation.

Other:  Requires familiarity with Program guidance and standards; proficiency in standard office technology tools such as cell phone; laptop; internet cards and Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 

Travel:  Travel is required throughout the Region.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=48023

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

2.  Regional Volunteer Services Director for the Southeast Michigan Region (Detroit, MI). 

Job Summary:

Strengthens and grows programs and services to meet community needs within resource constraints.  Develops long- and short-term program strategies and oversees implementation for large-scale single programs/services or multiple smaller-scale programs/services. *  Provides services to a moderate, local or limited population of clients or users. Directs and oversees the work assignment and performance of staff and volunteers.  Ensures coordinated outreach and partnerships within the larger Red Cross organization and external constituents (e.g.: community agencies).  

Responsibilities:

1. Builds financially sound, executable, data-driven business strategies in support of a program area and/or services. Develops growth strategy for area of responsibility. Designs, develops and implements a targeted recruitment plan for the Chapter and proactively outreaches to business leaders and others to support volunteer needs. Oversees curriculum design for volunteer training modules and recruitment presentations. Oversees risk management issues specific to Volunteer Services. Provides oversight and maintenance of database/computer systems.
2. Owns and advances a significant number of measurable functional, operational and strategic goals and priorities, including the successful implementation of business plan. Implements recruitment plan to fill positions within Chapter with particular attention to diversity and inclusion goals of the Chapter and ARC strategic plans. Develops metrics and executes reporting systems to enable evaluation of volunteer program.
3. Hires, manages, and evaluates direct and indirect staff. 
4. Directs staff, which includes Managers, in the development and implementation of departmental policies, procedures and programs.
5. Provides strong leadership, develops and sets individual and departmental team performance goals and manages/drives change.  Finds and implements ways to improve or increase the quality and production of the work directed. Creates performance review process to accurately assess volunteer performance and adjusts performance as and when needed.
6. Provides innovative thought leadership and shapes the knowledge base. Maintains clear and current knowledge of any legal and administrative requirements and/or issues specific to volunteer programs. Maintains knowledge and awareness of trends in volunteerism and designs the program to capitalize on them.
7. Provides analysis, advice and consultation on program and/or service.
8. Develops and conducts presentations to promote Red Cross services and programs to community.
9. Builds relationships and provides managerial guidance to Chapter executive team, staff, volunteers, community, and other external partners.
10. Develops and cultivates professional relationships with key internal & external partners/organizations.
11. May have ongoing fiscal and budget responsibility with grant coordination duties in contract-funded programs.
12. It is the responsibility of all Red Cross Staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests, and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner at all times while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone.  It is expected that each member of the regional management team to work with a volunteer counterpart to ensure key volunteers are utilized and ensure depth within the function.
13. Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

Qualifications: 

Education:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience:  Minimum of 7- 10 years of progressive experience directing and leading large scale social service programs.  Track record of leadership results in non-profit and/or for-profit organizations. Proven results in achieving financial success in a business unit or area and leveraging relationships with diverse levels of internal & external stakeholders. 

Management Experience:  Minimum of 5 – 10 years of staff management experience.  Demonstrated ability to develop effective work teams and build consensus within the organization and the community. Proven ability to build strong relationships that fosters collaborative approaches to achieving organizational success.

Skills and Abilities:  Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Proven ability to management multiple projects and priorities.  Demonstrated knowledge of non-profit management and volunteer engagement. Ability to apply financial rigor and acumen to all initiatives.  

Other:  Intermediate proficiency  with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Familiarity with federal, state and local employment laws.

Travel:  May require some travel.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements:  Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential including sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions:  Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

* The scope of this role is intended for lower level directing in a larger chapter and will supervise managers.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=48026

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.
As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

3.  Communications Manager for the Southeast Michigan Region (Detroit, MI). 

Job Summary:

Plans, recommends, implements and participates in the development of internal and external communication strategies that support Chapter and National key initiatives and objectives. Responsible for raising the local visibility of the Red Cross to help the community understand how to access local Red Cross services and support its mission. Potentially will work directly with the marketing group and assist with various marketing campaigns.

Responsibilities:

1. Establishes and implements program/service goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.  Implements and coordinates the day-to-day functions that support the assigned program or service. Handles relationships with local print and broadcast media outlets. Supports Chapter leadership with messaging and presentations. Works closely with leadership to develop a consistent brand identity for Red Cross within the Chapter’s jurisdiction. Supports crisis communications planning and response.
2. Participates in the hiring, training, coaching, counseling and performance evaluation of employees and volunteers. Participates in the development of and sets individual and departmental team goals and manages/drives change. Allocates and directs resources, including assigning work, to deliver program or service effectively and efficiently
3. Develops and produces key communication vehicles and materials, including press releases, web strategies, op-eds, talking points.  Also manages approval process for materials. Drives earned media coverage for fundraising programs and initiatives. Ensures distribution of nationally developed press materials to local media to raise local visibility for major corporate initiatives – For example:  Holiday Giving Campaign, Holiday Mail for Heroes and other programs.
4. Establishes and implements program/service goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
5. Monitors program outcomes and results to reinforce organizational accountability. Collaborates on the Disaster Public Affairs activities.
6. Develops and conducts trainings/presentations to promote Red Cross services and programs to community.
7. Develops and cultivates professional relationships with key internal & external partners/organizations. Attends community meetings and events to facilitate exchange of information and resources within Chapter’s jurisdiction.
8. Maintains positive relationships with members of the media and works with Chapter leadership and other staff to maintain these relationships.
9. Develops and maintains a Disaster Public Affairs capacity within the Chapter including the ability to communicate with clients and donors about local and national disasters. Participates in Disaster Public Affairs deployments beyond the Chapter.
10. May be responsible for directly supervising other full time and part time employees.  May hire, train, coach, counsel and evaluate performance of direct reports and volunteers or give significant recommendations as to those supervisory actions.
11. It is the responsibility of all Red Cross staff members to recruit, train and work with volunteers and to treat all clients, volunteers, guests, and other employees in a courteous and respectful manner at all times while maintaining a cooperative atmosphere for everyone.  It is expected that each member of the regional management team to work with a volunteer counterpart to ensure key volunteers are utilized and ensure depth within the function.
12. Carries out any additional assignments required to fulfill the Mission of the American Red Cross.

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related filed or combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Experience: 5 years of demonstrated experience handling media relations. Demonstrates strong project management skills. Experience managing multimedia, video and print production required. Ability to identify a newsworthy story, write effectively and quickly. Experience using Facebook,Twitter, and other social media platforms.

Management Experience: Preferred 2 to 4 years supervisory experience.

Skills and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communications skills. Must be able to multitask, meet deadlines and work collaboratively with individuals at all levels of the Chapter and National Headquarters.  Advanced knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of social media platforms.  Participates in the development of strategies to achieve organizational goals.  Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills to develop creative processes for continuous program or service improvements.

Other: Intermediate level proficiency with MS Office software, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Proficiency with Video and Editing Software, HTML

Travel: May involve travel.

Essential Functions/Physical Requirements: Depending on work assignment, may require ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of up to 20 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read technical information. Overall mobility is essential.  May include sitting for long periods of time, driving a vehicle and working under challenging conditions.

Work Conditions: Work is performed indoors with some potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to emergency services relief work. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout Chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you’ve been waiting for, please visit our website at:

https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=48025

The American Red Cross is a nonprofit organization that offers employees growth and development, team spirit, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, well-qualified women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Sep 18 / Susan Crowley

City of Dearborn Hiring for an Entry Level Accountant

ACCOUNTANT I

 SALARY:                   Minimum:        $39,932 per year         Maximum:       $47,794 per year

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  This is professional accounting work within a municipal finance department, requiring independent judgment in the application of professional accounting principles and procedures to daily work transactions, and in the preparation, analysis and interpretation of accounting records and reports.  The employee works under the general direction of a professional superior, with work subject to periodic audit and review for desired results.

The employee interacts in a consistently pleasant and helpful manner to fellow employees, visitors, and citizens of the City of Dearborn and demonstrates the highest standards of internal and external customer service.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (See reverse side for complete job description)

Essential Job Functions

  • Prepares, analyzes and interprets accounting records and reports.
  • Prepares journal entries for adjustments, distributions and/or corrections.
  • Performs audits of financial records; prepares related reports for supervisory review.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the theory, principles, methods and practices of accounting, particularly governmental accounting.
  • Some knowledge of laws, ordinances, and regulations governing city financial matters.
  • Some knowledge of modern office methods, practices, procedures, and equipment.

Some knowledge of electronic data-processing systems as they relate to accounting applications.

 

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in Accounting or a closely related field which includes accounting courses; plus municipal accounting experience, including supervisory responsibilities.

 

NOTE:  Please submit copy of college transcripts at the time of application.  A copy of unofficial transcripts is acceptable.

 

PARTS AND WEIGHTS OF EXAMINATION: Must receive a minimum grade of 70% on each part.

Oral Interview             40%
Written Exam              60%

POST EMPLOYMENT OFFER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must satisfactorily complete medical examination and criminal history check prior to start date.
  • All appointees are subject to a one-year probationary period.

 

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS:      8:00 a.m., Thursday, October 2, 2014.

 

Apply online at www.cityofdearborn.org

Sep 18 / Susan Crowley

Road Commission for Oakland County Looking to WSU for Engineering Technician

Quality Life through good roads – We care

31001 Lahser Road

Beverly Hills, MI  48025

www.rcocweb.org

A local, state and national leader in transportation, transportation technology and road safety.

 

 

Career Opportunity

Engineering Technician

(Road Design)

Beverly Hills, MI

 

Will perform a wide range of civil engineering duties related to the development of plans for road and bridge construction, such as civil drafting; field work; technical computations; survey interpretation; converting field data; developing preliminary plans; preparing final design plans; adhering to agency design principles, etc.  Over-time may be periodically required.

 

Please apply if you have:

-         Direct, hands on, technician related AutoCAD Civil 3D experience in a civil engineering setting.

-         Microsoft software experience and proficiency.

-         A working knowledge of algebra and geometry applications to accurately do job related calculations.

-         Valid Michigan Driver’s license

-         Legal eligibility to work in the U.S.

 

Base annual starting salary: $44,300 to $48,900 based on experience.

Attractive benefits including medical/vision, dental, employer paid pension, deferred compensation, tuition reimbursement, paid holidays, etc.

 

Send resume and salary history to

Road Commission for Oakland County

Human Resources Department

31001 Lahser Road

Beverly Hills, MI  48025

Fax: 248-645-5792

 

Or, apply on line:

www.rcocweb.org

Click “Job Postings” – then click “Application Form” to apply electronically

 

EOE/ADA/Drug Free Workplace

 

Interview travel costs or relocation expenses are not reimbursed.

Sep 18 / Susan Crowley

Career Opportunities with HUD now Available

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Multifamily Housing is   transitioning to a new business model.  To balance the workload and ensure effectiveness of the new model, HUD is seeking talented, career driven professionals that are pursuing a challenging and rewarding career within the federal government.  Currently, HUD is looking to fill positions in Chicago, Minneapolis and Detroit offices.

POSITIONS MAY INCLUDE:

Management Positions:

Asset Management Division Director, GS-15

Production Division Director, GS-15

Underwriting Branch Chief, GS-14

Account Executive Branch Chief, GS-14

Troubled Asset Specialist Branch Chief, GS-14

Technical Specialist Branch Chief, GS-14

Program Staff Positions:

Troubled Asset Specialist, GS-13

Senior Underwriter, GS-13

Senior Account Executive, GS-13

Contractor/Procurement Specialist, GS-13

Administrative Staff Specialist, GS-12

Underwriter, GS-12

Underwriter, GS-9/11

Funding Specialist, GS-12

Grant Management Specialist, GS-12

Information Specialist, GS-12

Account Executive, GS-12

Account Executive, GS-9/11

Underwriting Analyst, GS-5/7/9

Program Analyst, GS-5/7/9

Program Assistant, GS-5/6/7

 

Interested individuals can apply at www.usajobs.gov. Not all positions will be available in all locations. Follow HUD on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. EEO Employer. For more information on HUD visit www.hud.gov or email us with general questions at midwestregionmft@hud.gov.

 

Sep 17 / Susan Crowley

WSU Career Services Hosts New Spotlight 7 Career Fair November 3rd. Save the date!

Photo: It's coming... Spotlight 7 Career Fair! November 3rd. Save the date!

Wayne State University’s Career Services is pleased to announce the new 2014 Spotlight 7 Career Fair! 


When: Monday, November 3, 2014  

Time:  12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  

Where: McGregor Memorial Conference Center

 

 

The Spotlight 7 Career Fair focuses on full-time recruiting for the following seven WSU Schools/Colleges: 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

College of Fine, Preforming and Communication Arts 

School of Social Work 

College of Education 

College of Nursing 

School of Library and Information Science

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Please feel free to share this info with students and employers who are a good fit. Registration info for employers is below and students attend for free. Questions regarding this event can be directed to Padmaja Rao or Susan Crowley at (313) 577-3390.

 

EMPLOYER REGISTRATION PROCESS: 

  1. LOG ON TO or CREATE A WSU CSO ACCOUNT AT http://careerservices.wayne.edu/csoforemployers.php.  IF YOU DO NOT REMEMBER YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD, PLEASE CALL WSU CAREER SERVICES AT: (313) 577-3390.
  2. Once you have logged into your new or existing account: CLICK ON THE “CAREER FAIRS & EVENTS TAB” LOCATED AT THE TOP OF YOUR CSO ACCOUNT SCREEN.
  3. CLICK ON “CAREER FAIR” IN THE CATEGORY BOX.
  4. CLICK “SEARCH.”
  5. YOU WILL THEN BE ABLE TO VIEW THE “2014 Spotlight Seven Career Fair” LINK.
  6. CLICK ON “2014 Spotlight Seven Career Fair” AND PROCEED TO REGISTERING FOR THE EVENT. (YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ENTIRE REGISTRATION FORM).
  7. SEND IN YOUR PAYMENT VIA CHECK (MADE PAYABLE TO WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY CAREER SERVICES) OR VIA CREDIT CARD (CONTACT PADMAJA OR SUSAN AT (313) 577-3390 TO PROCESS CREDIT CARD PAYMENT). DETAILS ON PAYMENT ARE ON THE ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM.

*****Please note that your registration for the 2014 spotlight seven career fair will be confirmed only upon receipt of a completed Spotlight Seven online registration form AND event payment. Details regarding event parking/directions/etc. are located online at the expo registration form.*****

 

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact Susan or Padmaja at (313) 577-3390. We look forward to seeing you on November 3rd!

Sep 15 / Padmaja Rao

Meet & Greet with Hewlett-Packard

WSU Graduating Seniors and Recent Alumni have an opportunity to meet with recruiters from Hewlett-Packard to learn about- and discuss their interest- in full-time employment opportunities in the Midrange Server Development Program.  


WHEN:    SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

TIME:        11 A.M. TO 1 P.M. 

WHERE:     STUDENT CENTER BUILDING – HILBERRY A/B (WSU MAIN CAMPUS)

TARGET AUDIENCE:      WSU GRADUATING SENIORS / RECENT ALUMNI

TARGET MAJORS:           COMPUTER SCIENCE, COMPUTER ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

Do NOT miss this opportunity to meet with recruiters about full-time employment opportunities!!

Questions? Call WSU Career Services at 313.577.3390 and ask to speak with Padmaja Rao.

 

Sep 15 / Susan Crowley

Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is seeking a Peer/Family Support Partner

Peer/family support partner –full time

Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is seeking an individual who has experience working with individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. The Peer/Family Support Partner will provide support to parent or care givers of children with severe emotional disturbances (SED). The successful candidate must have been a parent or caregiver of a child or youth diagnosed with a severe emotional disturbance (SED) and successfully navigated the System of Care. The Family Support Partner will provide relationship based support services and resources in a team based approach to address the needs of youth/families, and must also be comfortable in sharing their family’s experience with regard to receiving mental health services. Must have a High School diploma or GED, PSP certification, the ability to multi-task, and a valid Michigan driver’s license.

We offer competitive compensation and fringe benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance; disability and workers compensation insurance; paid holidays, Paid Time Off plan, continuing education, retirement plan and Deferred Compensation Plan.

Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. KCMHSAS is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforce. We strive to empower people to succeed.

Please apply online by filling out an electronic application via our Career Opportunities page found at www.kazoocmh.org/careers.

Sep 15 / Susan Crowley

How are your Interviewing Skills?

Will the interviewer remember you after you leave?

Are you a good story teller (STAR METHOD)?

If you have any doubts about your interviewing skills,

Attend

Interviewing Workshop

September, 17, 2014

3:00pm – 4:00pm

1339 Faculty Administration Building (FAB)

Sep 10 / Susan Crowley

Computer Science and ISM Majors Invited to Participate in a Chrysler Recruiting Event.

Wayne State University Career Services


WSU Career Services and Chrysler Group LLC are hosting an 
Etiquette “Lunch and Learn” Event

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

McGregor Memorial Conference Center (WSU Main Campus)

ISM and Computer Science participants will enjoy a 3-course meal, network with Chrysler Reps and learn the finer points of dining etiquette which can come in handy when dining with business associates or company recruiters.

PLEASE NOTE:

1.      This is a free event.

2.      Registration is limited to upper-classmen and new graduates whose majors are either Computer Science or Information Systems Management.

3.      You must possess a G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REGISTERING FOR THIS EVENT:

1.      Log on or register on CSO - http://careerservices.wayne.edu/csoforstudents.php

2.      Click on the “CAREER FAIRS AND EVENTS” tab.

3.      Click on the “DINING ETIQUETTE EVENT” link.

4.      Click on the “REGISTER FOR EVENT” link at the top of the page and follow instructions.

Registered participants will need to arrive 15 minutes prior to the event (11:15 A.M.) in order to sign in and select a seat. The event will promptly start at 11:30 A.M.

*** If you have questions or need to cancel your reservation, you must contact PADMAJA RAO in CAREER SERVICES at (313) 577-3390, by September 19th, so that individuals from the wait list may sign up for the event. 

Sep 9 / Susan Crowley

HR Advisor Job Opportunity, Biomedical Services – Detroit, MI – American Red Cross

 

The American Red Cross has a new job opportunity for HR professionals in the Detroit/ south Michigan area.

HR Advisor, Biomedical Services – Detroit, MI

The HR Advisor is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of HR Services to the employees and managers of specific business units of the American Red Cross. Major responsibilities are to serve as the HR consultant to client groups and employees. Provide consistent HR support to clients and employees on day-to-day issues and inquiries. Partners with colleagues to deliver HR programs including organizational design, development and training activities, employee relations, and performance management to managers and employees to ensure they are equipped to meet the organization’s business goals and mission.

Minimum qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, organizational development, or a related degree or equivalent experience
• 3+ years of experience in Human Resources, including in-depth experience in employee relations and delivering on a wide range of HR initiatives across a large organization

For further details and a link to apply, please visit: https://www.americanredcross.apply2jobs.com/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=44397&CurrentPage=1

Sep 8 / Susan Crowley

Do the words you use help or hurt your resume?

Do the words you use help or hurt your resume?

Does your resume get you interviews?

Does your resume need a tune-up?

if so,

Your attendance is welcomed!

Resume Workshop

September 15, 2014

3:00 pm

1339 Faculty Administration Bldg. (FAB).

Sep 5 / Susan Crowley

Only 18 spots left for the MIRR Event. If you are interested, reserve your spot now!

Mock Interviews and Resume Review (MIRR) Event registration is now open. Receive constructive feedback on your resume and your interviewing skills from actual recruiters who have volunteered their time to help students/alumni on a one-on-one basis. Check out http://careerservices.wayne.edu/mirr.php for event details! Reserve your spot today. Spots go FAST!!!

Sep 4 / Padmaja Rao

MEET WITH HIRING MANAGERS FROM HEWLETT-PACKARD !

WSU GRADUATING SENIORS AND RECENT ALUMNI HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET WITH RECRUITERS FROM HEWLETT-PACKARD TO LEARN ABOUT FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN THE MIDRANGE SERVER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.  

WHEN:  

SEPTEMBER 30, 2014

TIME:    
11 A.M. TO 1 P.M. 

WHERE:  
STUDENT CENTER BUILDING – HILBERRY A/B (WSU MAIN CAMPUS)

TARGET AUDIENCE: 
WSU GRADUATING SENIORS / RECENT ALUMNI

TARGET MAJORS:   

COMPUTER SCIENCE, COMPUTER ENGINEERING, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

 

 

DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY TO MEET WITH RECRUITERS ABOUT FULL-TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES!

 QUESTIONS?   CALL WSU CAREER SERVICES AT  313.577.3390 AND ASK TO SPEAK WITH PADMAJA RAO.

 

Aug 28 / Susan Crowley

Career Services Fall 2014 Presentation Lineup

Career Services hosts a variety of free career related presentations throughout the semester.
Check out our schedule below. Students from all majors and academic disciplines are welcome.

Career Services
(313) 577-3390
careerservices.wayne.edu

CAREER PRESENTATION SCHEDULE – FALL 2014

ABOUT CAREER SERVICES

November 11 10:00am Room 1339 FAB

CAREER PLANNING
October 24 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB
November 5 2:00pm Room 1339 FAB
November 11 1:00pm Room 1339 FAB

RESUME WRITING
September 15 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 23 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 29 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB

October 22 5:00pm Room 1339 FAB
November 4 10:00am Room 1339 FAB
November 4 1:30pm Room 1339 FAB

INTERVIEW TECHNIQUES
September 17 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 30 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB

October 17 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB
October 28 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB

November 12 1:30pm Room 1339 FAB
November 18 10:00am Room 1339 FAB

JOB FAIR PREPARATION
October 6 4:30pm Room 1339 FAB

JOB SEARCH STRATEGIES
September 24 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB
September 25 3:00pm Room 1339 FAB

October 10 2:00pm Room 1351 FAB

November 6 4:00pm Room 1339 FAB
November 20 2:00pm Room 1339 FAB

Aug 28 / Susan Crowley

General Motors Advanced Vehicle Development is Hiring Engineers!

AdvanceVehicle

General Motors Advanced Vehicle Development is Hiring!

Many job opportunities are available.

Job locations are right here in Southeastern Michigan

Looking for talented individuals in the field of engineering who desire to work in a dynamic and highly technical environment to Design, Build and Sell the World’s Best Vehicles!!

Please go to the following link…

Jobs.gm.com

Search via the positions provided below and apply today!

Vehicle Integration Engineering Positions:

ENG0018885; ENG0019068; ENG0018884

Vehicle Configuration Positions:

ENG001888; ENG0018889; ENG0019075

Studio Engineering Positions:

ENG0018886; ENG0018913

General Motors is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Aug 27 / Susan Crowley

Career Services to Host Mock Interview and Resume Review Event for Students

 

Career Services will be hosting their annual Mock Interview and Resume Review (MIRR) event September 23rd and 24th. This event will better prepare students and alumni for writing resumes, applying to jobs, participating in career fairs, networking and interviews. It’s important for WSU students to master these skills in today’s job market.

This event offers the opportunity to do a mock interview and have a resume reviewed by an actual recruiting professionals who has volunteered to come to campus and work with Career Services to better prepare WSU students for the work world.  Students and alumni will receive constructive feedback on interviewing skills, resume techniques and learn best practices to be successful with their job search efforts.  For details on how to participate please visit http://careerservices.wayne.edu/mirr.php.

 

Aug 26 / Susan Crowley

Walt Disney Recruits at WSU

Disney College Program

The start of the Fall Recruitment season for Disney is underway!  The following are some exciting season updates for students interested in Disney College Program opportunities.

Fall Application Process Updates:

Disney College Program
Application Start Date: August 20th  Application End Date: October 15th 
Management Internships
Application Start Date: August 25th Application End Date: September 11th
Professional Internships – Walt Disney Parks & Resorts
Application Start Date: August 25th Application End Date: September 25th 

 

After a student applies at www.disneycollegeprogram.com they will fall into various categories:

  • If the application is accepted, the student will receive an email with a link asking the student to take the Web-Based Interview
  • If the student is successful in the Web-Based Interview, the student will either receive an email with an attached link asking them to register for a phone interview or they will be advised their application is under further review and they will be notified by November 17th.  This helps prioritize the large candidate pool.

Communication:

  • Students will need to periodically view their candidate dashboard for updates concerning their application status.

- Please understand some students will be able to view Offers or Dispositions relatively quickly, while others may take a couple of days or weeks.

  • All students will have a form of communication on their candidate dashboard.

Continue to always stay connected and visit this link on our Disney Internships and Programs Blog for more information throughout the season: http://disneyprogramsblog.com

For specific details please visit Disneycollegeprogram.com.

 

Aug 21 / Susan Crowley

City of Dearborn Looking to hire WSU Student or Alumni for a Buyer Position

BUYER POSITION AVAILABLE AT THE CITY OF DEARBORN

 SALARY       

Minimum:      $39,932 per year

Maximum:         $47,794 per year

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This is a professional purchasing position in a municipal purchasing division.  The employee has responsibility for purchasing a variety of goods and services for a municipal government.  The employee is responsible for purchases from receipt of requisition through payment to vendors.  The Buyer processes requisitions for supplies, equipment and services; issues and reviews quotations and bids assists departments/divisions with specifications; participates in the proposal process; and works with vendors to establish quality and delivery requirements.  The Buyer will administer the procurement card program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Considerable knowledge of purchasing methods and procedures, and the rules and regulations governing the purchase of commodities and services.
  • Considerable knowledge concerning commodities and services typically purchased by a City and their sources of supply.
  • Knowledge of construction-related services
  • Considerable skill in operating a computer.
  • Some knowledge of record keeping and accounting procedures as applied to purchasing.
  • Ability to maintain ethical standards and professionalism while performing the duties of this position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations with speed and accuracy.

EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIRED:

Significant experience, four-year degree or a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

POST EMPLOYMENT OFFER REQUIREMENTS

  • Must satisfactorily complete medical examination prior to start date.
  • All appointees are subject to a one-year probationary period.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATIONS:     Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 8:00 am.

Apply online at www.cityofdearborn.org