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College of the Ozarks Career Center

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Director Jim Freeman

Corporate – Business Owner – Non Profit – Higher Education

* Dr. Tim Elmore - Habitudes


Employment Issues

Students Employers


College of the Ozarks - Update • Pays for Room and Board

• 1st 6 weeks = Fall Semester Housing cost • 2nd 6 weeks = Spring Semester Housing cost

• Scholarship Process

• Expected Family Contribution (EFC) • Freshman Focus

• Result

• Approximately 250-300 students • Go home for the summer • Housing cost?


Tri-Lakes Employment Needs • Immediate • • • •

Part/Full-time Seasonal Shoulder seasons Loyalty

• Long Term • Retention • Management Development • Loyalty


Solution

Student Needs

Employment Needs

Connect with Career Center


Connect with Career Center

• College Central Network (CCN) • On line job board • Part-time • Full-time

https://www.collegecentral.com/cofo/

Option 1


Solution

Student Needs

Employment Needs

Off Campus Summer Work Program


Off Campus Summer Work Program Benefits • Students • Live on Campus • Inexpensively • % pays for 1st housing installment

• Higher wage • Housing Assistance • Growth Potential • Internship • Entry level management

Option 2


Off Campus Summer Work Program

Call to Action • Option # 1 • Sign up on CCN

• Option # 2

Kenzie

• Looking for a few interested organizations • Develop a model • Share model • Sign up


College of the Ozarks Career Center career@cofo.edu 417-690-3248 https://www.collegecentral.com/cofo/

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