Assistant/Associate Director, Career Coaching - Tufts University in Medford Massachusetts

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Tufts University

Medford, Massachusetts 02153

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description

Assistant/Associate Director, Career Coaching-14000708

Department Summary 

The Fletcher School is the United States' first professional graduate school of international affairs.  Since 1933 Fletcher's multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world's leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations.

The Office of Career Services (OCS) provides career education, programming and coaching to Fletcher students and alumni to help them maximize their career opportunities.  The OCS also does marketing and relationship management with employers around the world.  

Job Summary 

All of the assistant/associate director career coaches in the OCS share three primary responsibilities:

1.    One-on-one coaching and advising for students 

2.    Sector-specific career education for assigned career fields and teaching for a required-for-graduation program for all incoming students; career education includes partnerships with student clubs and faculty to execute on-campus programming as well as organizing one of three major annual career events

3.    Employer outreach for organizations in assigned career areas and relationship management with existing employers


Basic Requirements

1. Years of related experience required: Minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant post-graduate professional experience for the Assistant Director position.Minimum of 5 to 7 years of directly relevant post-graduate professional experience for the Associate Director position. The level of position filled (Assistant Director or Associate Director) will be determined by Human Resources and/or the Career Services office.

2. Required education: Masters

3. Special licenses required: None

4. Required computer/technical skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Knowledge of systems and how to encourage client usage

5. Other: Position requires occasional evening or weekend work and travel within the US and abroad to meet with employers and participate in annual career trips.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference given to candidates with professional experience within a major NGO or IO in either an HR managerial role and/or line management with significant work-force planning responsibilities or a career services/placement background focused on non-profits and international organizations.

MBTI Certified Trainer


"An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer."

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds. Please see the Tufts University non-discrimination statement. 

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administration
Organization: Student Services-Fletcher
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 27, 2014, 12:13:45 PM


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Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant/Associate Director, Career Coaching
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: 3-5 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Best if Apply By 2/25/2015