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Associate Director, Career Services, College of Arts and Sciences

Job Description

Duties:

  • Advise College of Arts and Sciences undergraduates and alumni regarding all facets of career planning and employment-related activities as well as professional development, through individual career advising appointments, mock interviews and same-day advising hours.
  • Create dynamic, actionable workshops, speaker panels, programs, and events (virtual and in- person) and present to student organizations and in classrooms.
  • Keep updated on relevant career news, resources, and tools and develop effective communication approaches targeting College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate population, distributing content as relevant through various channels including social media and the Career Services website.
  • Establish effective relationships with employers interested in hiring CAS students and manage the planning and coordination of at least one career fair annually.
  • Serve on one or more office-wide committees such as the Peer Career Advising Program, the International Student Committee, the Social Media Committee or the Summer Funding Committee and/or participate in University Life Division working groups.
  • Actively participate in the collection of summer and post-graduate outcomes data.
  • Represent the office at professional meetings and participate in continued professional development.
  • Other duties as required.

 

Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master’s preferred. Motivation to work in a student service role as part of a positive, high, energy multi-team office is needed. Interest in developing ideas and creating innovative programming reflecting the changing needs of students/graduates. Demonstrated advising skills, with ability to understand a diverse range of student and alumni needs and concerns. Outstanding presentation and writing skills across different formats and tailored for different audiences. Proven initiative in program planning and implementation, communication and teamwork. Quick learner with ability to assimilate and retain large volumes of information on career fields. Eagerness to learn and apply new technologies and tools, and a comfort with learning by doing. Strong command of technology resources, including career exploration platforms and tools, in addition to MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Collaborative nature with a willingness to work within and across teams internally and partner with colleagues within College of Arts and Sciences and across campus. Evidence of prior employer relations, relationship development and networking skills. Experienced in successfully managing multiple priorities. Demonstrated flexibility in adapting to new systems and responsibilities. Positive, can-do attitude and outlook and sense of humor a plus!

 

Application Requirement:

A Cover Letter and Resume/CV are required to be considered for this position. Please upload your Cover Letter where it asks you to upload your Resume/CV; multiple documents are allowed.

Department

Pay Rate

$60-67K

Job Post Date

July 8, 2022

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