Career Services Coordinator

Pima Medical Institute
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4400 Cutler Avenue NEAlbuquerque, NM87110

Oversee all efforts relating to externship placement for all students and procurement of employment for all graduates of Pima Medical Institute. 


  • Develop and implement plans and strategies to achieve graduate employment goals. 
  • Attend new student orientations to discuss and present the role of PMI’s Career Services Department. 
  • Update data base of employers / externship sites with all new opportunities, as well as externship placements and job placement information. 
  • Monitor ongoing externship and graduate placement efforts provided by all Career Services Advisors; assist Advisors with externship placement, as required. 
  • Ensure every new site is qualified, following ABHES standards, and all necessary paperwork is completed prior to any student commencing externship with the site. 
  • Communicate externship requirements to students prior to externship and ensure all externship requirements are met before externship commences. 
  • Provide job placement assistance, as necessary, for all not-yet-placed graduates. 
  • Counsel and assist new and current extern and graduate students with job related issues. 
  • Counsel Career Services staff to ensure student success. 
  • Collaborate with campus staff and faculty to resolve student concerns with externship and graduate placement. 
  • Conduct site visits to ensure student progress via Midterm Evaluations. 
  • Assist with exit interviews with all students upon completion of their externship. 
  • Conduct job search workshops to assist and train students with networking, resume and cover letter writing, on-line job searches, soft skills and interviewing techniques. 
  • Assist with coordination of certification testing for graduates. 
  • Generate ABHES Graduate and Employer Surveys and compile data for benefit of Advisory Boards, PMI Education Department and reporting requirements, as necessary. 
  • Maintain Clinical Extern Affiliate Surveys (questions completed by Site Supervisors on Final Evaluations); scan and save on the shared drive: CampusFolders/Career Services folder. 
  • Maintain Student Externship Surveys (completed by all Certificate degree students at their Exit Interview immediately following externship) in a three-ring binder, filed by program of study, in alpha order. 
  • Generate follow-up calls, e-mails, texts, etc. to all not-yet-placed graduates to ensure ongoing contact and update of graduates’ employment information in data base.  
  • Maintain current data and generate reports to monitor externship and job placement statistics and ongoing progress; prepare job trend analysis and surveys. 
  • Coordinate Advisory Board meetings, including entry of requisite data in employer data base; select new members for the Board and work with Faculty Coordinator to facilitate meetings. 
  • Coordinate and attend Job / Career Fairs, and externship site and agency appreciation events; participate in campus and off-campus events, including graduation and marketing events. 
  • Conduct weekly site visits for the express purpose of enhancing existing relationships with employers / sites and establishing new partnership opportunities. 
  • Serve as a liaison between PMI students and clinics, hospitals, laboratories and medical facilities for the purpose of establishing and continuing ongoing partnerships with extern sites and employers. 
  • Complete preliminary performance evaluations for all Career Services Advisors (Campus Director to review, sign off and forward to Human Resources) and counsel Career Services staff with job-related issues.  
  • Monitor work of all Career Services team members to ensure minimum 70% placement rate in all programs.  

The list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.




  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Minimum typing speed required:50 wpm.
  • Computer and word processing skills.
  • Minimum three (3) years of recruiting/placement, marketing, public relations and/or teaching experience.
  • Networking skills.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education or experience that meets the minimum qualifications.