Career Services Coordinator

Operations:Career Services · Remote, British Columbia
Department Operations:Career Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

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.

This is a unique opportunity for someone who is passionate about supporting  job seekers through their job hunt and has exceptional people and multitasking skills. You’ll be responsible for coordinating and executing our Career Services delivered programming as well as working directly with job seekers as they go through the ups and downs of their job search. You have a proven ability to work in a fast paced environment  and have a ‘no job too big or too small’ attitude. You are super interested in tech and education and are excited by what we are doing!  You possess great judgement and emotional intelligence, and are able to balance being a cheerleader with having tough conversations. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Coordinate the delivery of our Career Services programming, including presenting various established workshops (resumes, interviewing,  job seeking etc) 
  • Check in with our job seekers while on the job hunt and be responsible for ensuring our  ATS (Applicant Tracking System) is up to date with student’s information.   
  • Be ready, willing and enthused to provide career support 1:1 or in a group to students, job seekers, and alumni
  • Various email, scheduling and follow up related tasks.
  • Initiate and participate in various projects to support our job seekers even better as we’re a rapidly growing department and company 
  • Assist our team in additional initiatives and projects

What we need from you:

  • 1-2 years experience in a relevant area such as career counselling or facilitations - direct experience working and supporting people 
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and workshop (20-50 ppl) 
  • A genuine interest in people with a passion to help them succeed 
  • Tech and Software Savvy - experience with  the G Suite (Gmail, Google Docs, Google Calendar etc.), Slack, Discord highly preferred 
  • Strong task and time management skills
  • Comfortable being Uncomfortable
  • Ability to have tough conversations and re-set missed expectations 
  • Data entry experience (CRM/ATS experience an asset)

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
    Remote, British Columbia
  • Department
    Operations:Career Services
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience