Position Title:Assistant Director of Career Development
Purpose of Position
Assists the Director in providing career programs and services, building relationships with constituents, supervising student workers and marketing initiatives.
- Develops and coordinates career related educational programs for classes, student organizations, groups of prospective students, and others as appropriate.
- Implements a comprehensive Career Development marketing plan; creates marketing materials to promote programs and services to students, faculty and employers though the distribution of marketing collateral, publications personal contacts, and targeted correspondence.
- Contacts and coordinates employers for activities such as internships, on-campus recruiting, job fair participation, job shadow sites and career opportunities.
- Serves on internal and external committees.
- Maintains membership in professional organizations.
- Supervise student workers and graduate assistants to include timesheets, work scheduling and evaluations.
- Provides guidance, leadership and training for supervises while encouraging initiative and independent thinking.
- Assists the Director in building and/or maintaining a close working relationship with academic and university departments and student organizations to promote our services, programs and events and create collaborative partnerships.
- Provides individualized career counseling to students and alumni as well as resume/cover letter preparation, interview skills and the job-search process.
- Assists the Director with seeking and securing sponsorship for job fairs, business etiquette dinners, career development handbook and special programs.
- Assists the Director with reviewing and analyzing monthly activity reports, employer/student evaluations of programs, and student utilization of services data to evaluate effectiveness of programs offered.
- Oversees annual student focus group meetings.
Contributes to the effective team management of all relevant problems, issues and opportunities.
This job description shall include, but is not necessarily limited to, the above duties. May temporarily perform other duties assigned to maintain operations and services.
Marginal Functions will vary with the specific assignment and depend on the particular unit or function for which the person is responsible. Consideration will be given on a case by case basis and reassignment of marginal duties will be made when appropriate.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements
Master's degree in Counseling, Psychology or HIgher Education. Minimum of two (2) years professional experience in Career Development, Employment Services, or a Human Resources/Training function. Knowledge of conducting and interpreting career assessment instruments. Experiences in Program development, coordination and training. Preferred Qualifications: Doctoral Degree in Counseling or closely-related field. LPC, LPCi or related licensure. Three (3) or more years of progressively responsible experience in Career Development or related student services area in a college or university setting; working knowledge of FAMIS, organizational, strategic, and collaborative skills, as well as an innovative use of technology; bi-lingual Spanish/English.
Supervision of Personnel
Student workers and Graduate Assistants.