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Job ID 2015-9242
Campus Wilf-Amsterdam Ave & 185th St
Posting Date 1/5/2016
Employee Classification Exempt
Department Office of Academic Affairs
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more.
We are a leading global educational institution that employs over 6,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission: to “bring wisdom to life” through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve. We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.
The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University's retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and a shuttle to nearby subway locations.
The Assistant Director counsels and advises undergraduates and alumni individually and in groups on issues related to career/life planning strategies.
Please submit a resume and cover letter.
•Identify and address students' needs to determine career planning and/or job readiness
•Evaluate skills, interests, values, personality attributes, and experience using professional assessment instruments such as Strong Interest Inventory and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator
•Instruct students in methods of career exploration. Identify and discuss career alternatives
•Formulate an individualized plan of action for job seekers to include developing an effective resume/cover letter, developing interviewing skills through videotaped mock interviews and role playing, and designing job search campaigns
•Research and compile educational information from journals, publications, and government reports/studies to strengthen professional theoretical foundation and knowledge
•Attend professional development workshops to improve counseling and technical skills
•Represent Career Center and facilitate presentations on career-related topics at professional conferences including NACE, EACE, and MNYCCPOA
•Identify and analyze undergraduate student needs and develop programs accordingly
•Develop and implement seminars, programs, and services
•Research, develop, and write relevant educational and organizational materials to support programs
•Identify and secure guest speakers and moderate panels for academic and career programs
•Oversee career resources including selection and updating of materials
•Serve as a liaison between the Career Center and the University undergraduate community including deans, advisors, and faculty to discuss employment trends, student concerns, and new programs and seminars
•Serve as a liaison between the Career Center and student clubs/organizations. Represent Career Center at University events to encourage University enrollment and student involvement
•Promote Yeshiva University students and programs to potential employers
•Research, create, and edit brochures, flyers, posters, video presentations, newsletters, web content, listserv, and employer contact databases to promote office events and programs
•Promote career panels and seminars tailored to specific interest groups. Act as liaison between University and employers, parents, prospective students, current students, and alumni
Experience and Educational Background:
•Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Education, Human Resources, or related major preferred
•1-2 years of career development, counseling, student personnel, human resources, or equivalent experience
•Career planning, assessment, and job search experience
Skills and Competencies:
•Speaks clearly and expresses self well in one-on-one conversations and groups
•Develops effective written communications and uses them appropriately
•Interacts and proactively shares information with internal and external contacts where appropriate
•Develops effective relationships with peers, students and employees
•Assumes responsibility to ensure issues/concerns will be addressed and monitors them through conclusion
•Identifies, defines and analyzes information and situations before recommending a course of action
•Effectively manages own time and resources
•Seeks to apply technology and innovation to improve efficiency and solve problems
•Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
•Ability to deal with a university population at all levels
Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans
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