Associate Director, Career and Employment Services (large public university)
Associate Director, Career Services (large private university)
Associate Director, Career Services (large public college)
Associate Director, Career Services (medium private college)
Associate Director, M.B.A. Career Services (large private university)
The associate director is a member of the director's advisory
committee which collaboratively works to provide leadership and
vision in the establishment of policy and procedures to effectively
deliver comprehensive career services. The associate director
oversees three major program areas: on-campus recruiting (business
and industry), experiential learning, and employer relations. The
associate director is responsible for establishing partnerships
with employers to assist in developing recruitment strategies and
programs designed to enhance relationships with the university. The
associate director will manage daily program operations, develop
program policy/procedure, conduct program assessment and
evaluation, manage fiscal administration, and participate in strategic
Provide direct supervision to the coordinator of experiential
learning and co-supervise two unclassified staff members—the
administrative assistant of experiential learning and the
scheduling coordinator of on-campus interviews.
This position is accountable for the coordination, supervision,
and reporting of all on-campus recruiting, experiential learning,
and employer relations activities. The associate director will also
The associate director will provide additional services as
assigned by the director.
Education:The associate director position requires a master's degree
(emphasis in student affairs, human resource management, or related
Experience:Three to five years of experience in a business or career office
Special Requirements:Preferred qualifications include exceptional organization, written and oral communication skills, ability to oversee multiple
tasks with attention to detail, supervisory experience, a
motivated/enthusiastic work style, and the ability to work in a
fast-paced environment with a broad range of internal and external
constituents. Preferred computer skills include knowledge of the
Internet and career services software.
Provide senior-level administrative and public relations
assistance for the promotion of career services to all
constituencies, both on and off campus. Serve as the supervisor of
the center's automated services. Serve as the primary planner and
executor of university-wide job-search and interview preparation
seminars and workshops. Perform the duties of the director in
Education:Master's degree in a
career-related or other relevant academic discipline.
Experience:Minimum of six (6) years of
experience in a complex career services organization or corporate
college relations, recruitment, and/or professional staffing
understanding of and commitment to the goals and responsibilities
of the centralized university career services concept. Prefer
in-depth knowledge of available career-related automation packages
specifically as they relate to campus interviewing,
student/employer/job databases, resume referral, automated
"sign-up," etc. Effective interpersonal skills, including verbal
and written communications, management and training abilities, and
Direct career planning and employment programs and services for
College of Education students and alumni. Collaborate with
university colleges to develop and manage a multi-pronged program
to connect students with internship opportunities. Conduct
technology functions, including redeveloping and managing website
and providing virtual fairs. Develop and oversee implementation of
marketing strategies for the department. Manage the budget and
oversee annual report administrative functions.
Master's degree in higher education, business, student
personnel, or related field. Three years of post-master's
experience required; five years of demonstrated experience of a
progressively responsible nature, with the last two or three years
at the administrative level, preferred. Versatile team player with
strong communication, collaboration, technology,
administrative/management, counseling, and teaching skills
Serves as chief operations officer. Provides guidance and
structure for a range of student services offered by career
services, including internship, entry-level jobs, recruiting
services, alumni employment services, outreach/marketing, staff
orientation, and programming. The associate director also oversees
the delivery, marketing, and content of all employment services and
Experience:Three to five years of experience in career development and/or
employment counseling. Organizational, operations, and marketing
experience. Supervision. Career counseling and group work.
Experience working with diverse student interests and
Special Requirements:Strategic planning. Supervision. Career counseling.
Self-assessment career inventory interpretation. Strong written and
verbal communication. Career and student development theory.
Project management and organizational skills.
Facilitate student efforts to obtain full-time positions with
major corporations. Responsibilities include but are not limited
to: establishing and maintaining corporate relationships and a
database of employers; working with M.B.A. faculty, staff, alumni,
students, and employers to exchange ideas, assess programs, and
market the programs; developing and implementing educational
objectives; and assisting with the internship program.
Perform any other tasks assigned by the director of career
Education:M.B.A. with two to four years in career counseling services or
equivalent counseling experience.
Other Desired Qualifications:
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