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Student Placement Officer – Hargeisa, Somaliland

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Job Description

CONSULTANCY JOB DESCRIPTION

Position

Student Placement Officer

Employment Type

Consultant ( 2-5 Months)

Post-Date

18/07/2021

Dept.

HargaBit’s

Application Close Date

25/07/2021

Reporting To

Assistant Manager, Hargabits Academy

Employer

Shaqodoon Org

PURPOSE:

To provide support to students in work experience placements including internships, apprenticeship placements, service-learning assignments and community learning activities. As part of the Hargabits Acadmey Career Services, the Student Placement Officer will contribute to the development and implementation HargaBits Academy programs.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Facilitate either paid and unpaid placements, including internships and/or apprenticeship and/or assignments for various programs.

Engage with employers in order to develop and foster work integrated learning opportunities for students.

Design and implement student work-readiness and career development programming, including resume development, interview preparation workshops, and job search techniques.

Support students and liaise with Hargabits Center throughout the development and implementation of RESTORE project.

Manage a large caseload of students and prepare relevant and supporting written documentation.

Assist with program promotion, including public speaking and designing written materials to ensure program growth with both students and employers.

Event planning to support initiatives within Hargabits Career Services and employers that raise the profile of, and opportunities for, student work and internship/apprenticeship learning experiences.

Support Hargabits Center with student placements and develop mentoring supports.

Support ongoing development of internship/Volunteer opportunities for students to build learning for students and employers.

Actively engage with local, regional and national stakeholders.

Support businesses and community agencies who provide internship and work-integrated learning experiences for Hargabits Academy students.

Utilize various online and software tools that support students’ career development.

Participate in the development of a strategic plan which outlines the medium and long-term goals for internship/work-integrated/community-based learning and programming.

Organize and conduct group orientation and networking events for all stakeholders – including students, employers, Hargabits Center and the community.

Compile and share student experiences such as key learnings, student and employer recommendations, or endorsements regarding their work experience.

Conduct Employer mapping public and private entities

Maintain a database of employers, student placements and internship/apprenticeship assignments.

Prepare reports and provide input on areas of opportunity and growth for work placements, such as internships and apprenticeship.

Other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in related field (Business, Community Development, Arts, Community Studies) preferred.

Recent experience in career development, student placement, employer relations, and other experiential/work-integrated learning in Hargeisa.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Excellent time-management and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

Ability and desire to work independently in a fast-paced environment and complete multiple tasks and a large volume of work in a timely and effective manner.

The ability to work well with others, both internally and externally, from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Some evening and weekend work required.

Skilled in using Microsoft Office.

Ability to learn new software programs quickly and effectively.

Please send your Updated CV & Cover letter to jobs@shaqodoon.org to be considered as an applicant. We encourage all interested applicant to meet the deadline ( 25/07/2021).

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