Career Services Advisor (East Coast)

Operations:Career Services · Toronto, Ontario
Department Operations:Career Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Lighthouse Labs is looking for a Career Services Advisor who is excited every day about helping employers fill the talent gap. Students come to Lighthouse Labs as an accelerated pathway to successful employment. This has led to Career Services and employment being a core part of what we do - helping students get a job isn't a nice to have, it is a necessity. We pride ourselves on our hands-on and proactive approach to our students’ job hunt and are fiercely proud that 96% of our job seeking graduates get jobs in 90 days. As the Career Services Advisor, you will work directly with our students in order to prepare them for the job hunt. You will spend a lot of your time talking to students, guiding them through the program, and setting career expectations. 


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Support students and graduates through the job seeking process which includes resume creation, job seeking and selection, and interviewing (including take home assignments). This support is provided through 1:1’s with students and graduates or in larger workshops settings. 
  • Source and engage with partnered employers to promote hiring of recent and existing graduates. 
  • Continuously track, update, organize employer information as it relates to student hiring using our CRM. 
  • Support and facilitate employer engagement initiatives (Speaker Series and Employer Information Sessions) to encourage partnering with Lighthouse Labs to hire graduates across multiple disciplines and industries (Development and Data).
  • Act as a Recruitment advisor to our partnered employers, and students and graduates. 


What we need from you: 

  • 2-3 years of related experience in recruiting, student advising, career counseling, coaching.
  • Ability to work within the EST time-zone hours, as this role would be primarily servicing our students on the East Coast. 
  • Experience and comfort with networking and following up on cold and warm employer partnerships. 
  • Experience and comfort delivering presentations and workshops ranging from 20-50+ participants. 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment where KPIs were driving student employment success.

 

Why you’ll like the job: 

  • Fast-paced culture focused on continuous learning and growth
  • 4 WEEKS PTO! (15 vacation days, 5 personal days)
  • Unlimited sick days
  • A remote working budget to get your home office up and running
  • A learning fund to support professional development
  • Flexible working hours
  • 100% employer-paid health benefits


About us: 

Lighthouse Labs was founded in 2013 with the mission to effectively and efficiently prepare the workforce with the analytical and technical skills necessary to succeed in a world of automation. With an initial focus on our open-enrolment developer bootcamp, we have grown into a leading provider of professional education services, delivering outstanding educational outcomes for our students. Our secret? Innovative curriculum, proprietary edtech, unique mentorship and career services and partnerships with government and industry leading organizations. We’re a bunch of quirky, inclusive and smart people who are changing lives by reimagining education - join us!


Lighthouse Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All positions at this time are remote, and we welcome all applicants. Talk to us to find out about our learning fund and other perks!

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Operations:Career Services
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level