Monthly Archives: January 2011

Coordinator for Association Management (Temp position that could become apermanent part/full-time)

Virginia Association ofHospitality Sales & Meeting Professionals is a non-profit associationdedicated to serve the hospitality sales and meeting planningprofessionals in Virginia through the promotion of education, interaction andrecognition, with the purpose of ensuring their success and professionalism.
They are seeking a self-motivated,organized, detail oriented team player. Knowledge of the hospitality industry,hotel contracts, and producing meetings/events are a BIG plus but notnecessary.  Temp. Position will begin at $12/hr as an independentcontractor (no benefits) for 2 to 4 weeks (20-25 hrs/wk).  If a good fit,you may be hired part-time (20-25 hrs/wk).  If really successful and ifdesired, this job may become full-time.  Position is on-site only (no workfrom home); hours are flexible anytime between 8 and 3.  Travel up to 5nights a year may be necessary.  College degree preferred, but we willconsider work experience.  Send resume with cover letter explaining whyyou want this job and why you think you are qualified to Resumes will not be considered without cover letter.

University-wide Career & Internship Fair: Tues., Feb. 1, 2011

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 from 10am-3pm 
Second floor of the Student Commons 
Check-in at the Richmond Salons 
We expect and encourage students to:
*Dress professionally (wear a suit if you’ve got one, business casual is the next best thing). 
*Bring several updated copies of your resume on nice resume paper (available at Wal-Mart, Target, Office Depot, Staples, etc.) with you. 
*See which employers are attending and do your homework on them. 
*Registration is not required, but is encouraged.  To register, visit RamsRecruiting ( and click on “Career Fair” under the Calendars section (on the left).  The last day to register is technically 1/31/11, but this is a limitation of the online system.  You can attend even if you haven’t registered.
Need a resume? 
*Check out our Resume Writing Guidelines first! 
*Get a professional’s opinion on your resume before the Career & Internship Fair at Resume Express

UCC Open House on January 25, 2011 from 12 pm – 2 pm

Economic times are difficult and students, faculty and parents are wondering what the job market will hold.   According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers 2009 and 2010 Study Survey  results, the likelihood of a student getting a job offer increased with the frequency of career center use: Students who used the career center four or more times a semester were more likely to have job offers than those who used it once a semester. The University Career Center realizes that we must be pro-active and help YOU get the edge in the job market- students need the Career Center  now , more than ever.   

To showcase our services, we are sponsoring an Open House on  January 25, 2011 from 12 pm – 2 pm  for all VCU students and faculty. All Rams Welcome!!!! 

The benefits of attending the event: 
•        See a demo of InterviewStream   
•        Sign up to use RamsRecruiting to find internships, co-ops, and jobs   
•        Get Co-op/Internship information   
•        Ask Work Study questions   
•        Come to “Ask A Counselor” to learn more about the best approach to a successful   career search 
•        Network with employers (bring your resume  for review)   
Light refreshments will be served . 

Open House! Job Fair for Human Service Majors

Pathways to Life, Inc. is hiring for experienced, qualified mental health professionals who are interested in working with individuals who require Mental Health Support Services or Intensive In-Home Services.
Please bring resume!
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
From 10am- 1pm
To be a part of a progressive and growing company, please contact us for additional details. 
Pathways To Life, Inc.
2006 Bremo Rd suite 102
Richmond, Va 23226

Hilliard House, a transitional housing program for homeless families in Henrico County, is seeking a part time Facility Director.

General Description:
The Facility Director provides support to program and administrative
staff assisting homeless women and children in achieving
self-sufficiency and transitioning to permanent housing. He/she oversees
the operations and maintenance of the facility and ensures the facility
is safe and secure.
Facility Operations:
Prepare rooms for new residents, including making available bed linens
and toiletries and welcome package 
Respond to resident questions and needs during shift and refer to Women
Services or Childrens Services Coordinator when needed  
Maintain an accurate log of all residents leaving and entering the
facility and all visitors entering/departing and the purpose of their
Answer phone, greet visitors and accept donations in a courteous and
pleasant manner
Perform regular facility walk through during shift and make observations
based on walk through in log book as needed 
Maintain security of all exterior doors
Follow safety procedures for unplanned alarms and other emergencies as
designated in HH policy and procedures
Revise security, fire, and emergency evacuation policies and procedures
as needed
Ensure annual fire equipment and fire sprinkler inspections are
conducted in a timely manner
Ensure resident compliance with Community Guidelines and Parent Handbook
Complete incident reports when guidelines are violated and send copies
to the appropriate staff
Write log note for shift and print and file in log book
Notify on-call staff person if there is an emergency situation where
guidance is needed on how to handle the situation
During evening shift, assign chores and monitor chore completion by
During evening shift, change the security tape
Pick up and distribute daily mail
Purchase household supplies needed for facility and distribute to
residents as needed
Facilities Maintenance
Serve as contact for facility maintenance requests from staff and
Identify and schedule repairs by performing daily inspection of facility
and responding to maintenance request forms; obtain
volunteers/contractors to conduct facility repairs needed and supervise
their activities to ensure completion in a timely and quality way
Inspect rooms randomly and provide feedback to residents as needed,
including writing incident reports if room is not at expected level of
Manage Facilities Maintenance budget and ensure budget is not exceeded
Negotiate and monitor facility maintenance contracts to ensure
contractual obligations are met.
Staff Supervision:
Ensure staff coverage of facility during required times 
Supervise House Manager, Resident Monitor and Housekeeper 
A high school diploma or GED is required. An associates or  bachelors
degree in the human services field is preferred or equivalent knowledge,
skills and abilities.  Experience in the human services field and/or
managing facilities is necessary. The employee must have the ability to
develop positive working relationships with a diverse population and
handle crisis situations.  Good communication and organization skills
and proficiency in Microsoft Office are also required.
Salary: $15 per hour 
Part-time position: 32 hours per week
Deadline to apply is 5 pm, Friday, January 21, 2011. Please respond with
resume/cover letter to Mrs. Dale Johnson-Raney at

Insight Global, Inc./Account Manager Training Program on RamsRecruiting

*Featured in Inc. Magazine as one of America’s fastest growing companies*
*Ranked by “Staffing Industry Analyst” as one of the top #4 Fastest Growing Staffing Firms from 2006-2010*
*Ranked in 2008 (#88) and 2009 (#57) and 2010 (#35) as Top 100 Largest Staffing Companies in the U.S.*
Now hiring ambitious and outgoing college graduates for a career in sales
     Compensation and Benefits
–   Average compensation 1st year=$47,000, 2nd year=$78,000, and 3rd year=$103,000
–   Base salary + commission
–   Expense account for company spending
–   Monthly Car and Cell phone allowance
–   Full benefits starting your 1st day- Health, Dental and Vision
–   401k plan

     Position Details
Begin your career as a Recruiter (Training/Developing Program)
o     Learn our business from the ground up, promotions are only from within
o     No need for an IT (technical) background – thorough on the job training program in place
o     Conduct
phone screens and personal interviews with qualified IT
consultants/contractors for open positions within our Fortune 500 and
1000 company clients
o     Assigned a mentor who works with you on career goals and helps you track for a promotion
o     Develop sales, relationship, and account management skills within the technical sector (40 billion dollar a year industry)

     Promotion to Account Manager Position in an average of 6-8 months
o     Be
the face of Insight Global, Inc – target specific clientele and market
our staffing service as a resource for their hiring needs
o     Build and maintain relationships with managers at Fortune 500 and 1000 company clients
o     Present our staffing service to managers as a resource for their hiring needs
o     Entertain managers at lunch, dinner, sporting events/games, after work cocktails, concerts, etc.
o     Un-invasive
sales approach.  More specifically efforts made to build a lasting
business relationship and presenting Insight Global, Inc as an option
for staffing needs.
Office Locations
     Atlanta, GA          Raleigh, NC      Charlotte, NC      Parsippany, NJ         Dallas, TX       San Francisco, CA
Philadelphia, PA        Tampa, FL       Baltimore, MD          Nashville, TN      Seattle, WA     Denver, CO
Vienna, VA (DC)     Houston, TX     Minneapolis, MN      Chicago, IL      Ft. Lauderdale, FL    
Boston, MA     Phoenix, AZ     Orange County, CA     San Jose, CA     Toronto, Canada        New York, NY      
     Los Angeles, CA     Austin, TX      Columbus, OH (March 2011)      San Diego, CA (March 2011)  

learn more, please contact Sean Law @ or
703.915.6321, and check out  Sean Law will be the
University Career Center Career Fair on Feb. 1, 2011.

Preferred Method of Application: 

Interested  – apply through RamsRecruiting

can find out more by logging into your RamsRecruiting account. Make sure that
your resume has been approved before you apply for this position. You can do so
by contacting your Career Consultant or by utilizing our walk-in hours:


Walk-in hours are
Monday through Thursday from 11 am -2 pm


have a RamsRecruiting account? 

is easy to get one! Stop by the Career Center in the University Student Commons (across from the Chick-Fil-A) and
request an account or email us at

HandsOn – Corporate and Special Events Manager; Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence

The Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence (
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successful programs functioning in the Greater Richmond area – Nonprofit
Learning Point, ConnectRichmond, HandsOn Greater 
Richmond, and  Consulting Solutions.  The Partnership and HandsOn
Greater Richmond seeks a Corporate and Special Events Manager.  This new
position’s  primary responsibility is To coordinate and oversee HandsOn
Corporate Sponsor Volunteer program and Special Events.  
The successful candidate will develop and implement recruitment plan for
corporate engagement and create and manage volunteer projects for
corporate sponsor volunteer programs within the Greater Richmond Region.
The tasks will include project development, budgeting, and communicating
frequently with the corporate sponsor.  The candidate will procure
supplies and manage onsite needs and requests as well as assess
volunteer programming needs and maintain communication with the
corporate sponsor and HandsOn GR/Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence.
The candidate will also develop sponsorship and organizational structure
for Special Events (MLK Day and HandsOn Day), develop relationships and
support community agencies to utilize corporate volunteer teams.  The
successful candidate will support corporate and business community
engagement throughout the region thorough dissemination of HandsOn
Network and other Best in Class research and resources.
A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required; The
chosen candidate will have a minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work or
volunteer experience required; experience in the nonprofit sector
preferred.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written
and oral) required.  Strong project management and/or event planning
experience required; attention to detail and strong organizational
skills required.  Solid computer literacy in Microsoft Office required.
This position is eligible for a comprehensive salary and benefits
package, including 403(b) plan. EOE.  Visit