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Director of Career Outreach

Company: Commonwealth Assisted Living
Location: Blacksburg
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


The Director of Career Outreach is a proactive champion for Commonwealth Senior Living and its employees. The Director of Career Outreach manages the daily operation of employer development services, including recruitment, employer liaison, and internship program execution. Represents and promotes the company to potential associates or educators in the community and collaborates with colleges, universities, technical schools, student organizations and outside community constituents. Presents instruction on career and employer development to various groups.

Areas of Primary Responsibility

  • Promotes senior living as a noble and rewarding profession.
  • Primary liaison for the Healthcare Apprenticeship Grant program between Argentum and Commonwealth Senior Living
  • Develop and lead efforts resulting in increased candidate flow and hires from targeted institutions.
  • Administers and supervises on-campus recruiting efforts, employer outreach and development.
  • Plans, schedules, and delivers presentations on career and employer development, career skills, and career opportunities to colleges, universities, and other appropriate institutions.
  • Oversees day-to-day employer development services, career advisement, and recruitment activities.
  • Coordinates community liaison and outreach activities with faculty, students, and the business community.
  • Participates in all appropriate trade shows, career fairs, etc.
  • Coordinates and collaborates the execution of a company internship program.
  • Participates in development, implementation and maintenance of policies, objectives, short-and long-range planning; develops and implements projects and programs to assist in accomplishment of established goals.
  • Represents the organization at various community and/or business meetings, committees, and task forces; promotes existing and new programs and/or policies.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • BA/BS Degree required.
  • Commitment to the CSL Core Values.
  • Polished verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional customer service and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Proven experience managing multiple deadline-driven priorities.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of modern/progressive community outreach practices.
  • Knowledge of career counseling principles and practices.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to travel extensively - this requires 80-100% travel

Keywords: Commonwealth Assisted Living, Blacksburg , Director of Career Outreach, Other , Blacksburg, Virginia

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