The Institute of Culinary Education is hiring

Career Services Administrator

Full Time


New York

Position Summary

The Career Services Administrator provides administrative support for the career services department, assisting Professional Culinary Arts, Pastry and Baking Arts, Restaurant & Culinary Management and Hotel & Hospitality Management students at the Institute of Culinary Education.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Manage the logging, tracking, and follow-up of required externship and employment record documents for career program students within the Career Services Department.
  • Assist career program students in their obtaining employment upon graduation.
  • Communicate with employer contacts regarding staffing/externship needs and conduct site visits to current and prospective externship locations.
  • Manage and maintain the electronic and hard files for placement information per ACCSC accreditation standards.
  • Liaise regularly with Student Affairs Office and Registrar keeping abreast of assigned student population activity and performance.
  • Provide general career advisement for past program graduates, as well as prospective students.
  • Review resumes, cover letters and provide interviewing preparation guidance.
  • Lead the planning and execution of the Fall and Winter Career Fairs, as well as individual recruiter visits.
  • Lead the planning and execution of the Career Development Seminars & Alumni Programming.
  • Represent the school at major food events, conferences and receptions, etc.
  • Contribute to the generation of copy for the Career Services weekly e-newsletter, including alumni news, highlighted job postings, and special recruiting calls.
  • Develop/identify Career Services materials for the library, website and other uses.
  • Perform general administrative support, as needed, for the Career Services Department.

Experience and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of 3 years related work experience in the Food Service/Hospitality industry.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft suite of products including Outlook, Powerpoint, Word and Excel; familiarity with SurveyMonkey and EventBrite platforms; experience with CampusVue software a plus
  • Must possess a strong sense of urgency and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal; strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently at times and within a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a collaborative manner with other departments and teams.
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills required.
  • Must have the ability to work some evenings and weekends.
  • A familiarity with and appreciation for the Institute of Culinary Education and its programs.
  • Ability to act within ICE’s Core Behaviors of Professionalism and Accountability; Communicate Effectively, Have Positive Mind-Set and Ability to Develop Self and Others.

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The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is one of the largest and most diverse culinary schools in the world with campuses in New York and Los Angeles. Established in 1975, ICE offers award-winning six to 13-month career training programs in Culinary Arts, Pastry & Baking Arts, Restaurant & Culinary Management and Hotel & Hospitality Management and continuing education programs in Artisan Bread Baking, the Art of Cake Decorating and Professional Beverage Studies — with more than 14,000 successful alumni, many of whom are leaders in the industry. ICE also offers continuing education for culinary professionals, hosts more than 500 special events each year and is home to one of the world’s largest recreational cooking, baking and beverage programs with 26,000 students annually. ICE’s 74,000-square-foot, cutting edge campus in New York City and its new west coast campus in Los Angeles were designed for inspiration, creativity and community. Visit us at or join us on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Facebook at @iceculinary to find your culinary voice™.

ICE is an equal opportunity employer.