Detailed Job Description
The Assistant Director, Career Services, Liaison to the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) works collaboratively within Career Services and the College of Arts and Sciences in four major areas: 1) development, coordination of advising services and programs for CAS STEM majors and University Studies students; 2) employer relations and internship development related to STEM fields 3) supervision of students and graduate students, as needed; 4) completion of career advising, programming and testing appointments for CAS STEM majors and students in University Studies.
- Ensure communication and collaboration between Career Services and appropriate academic departments, faculty, staff, and student groups within the College of Arts and Science.
- Extend relationships with current employers and cultivate relationships with prospective employers.
- Conduct career advising appointments with students on topics including career and/or major exploration, career testing, resume preparation, professional correspondence, graduate school preparation, and interview preparation.
- Provide major and career path specific job search strategies, using all available tools, including MCL, career fairs, internet based resources, social media and career community stakeholders
- Collaborate with the Office of Diversity Affairs to address the needs of the diverse student population.
- Develop and disseminate information and promote Career Services programs, internships, employment opportunities and career development activities to students, faculty, and staff through a variety of workshops, written materials, and websites.
- Assist in the coordination of office-wide special events, programs, workshops, and career fairs, and other events as needed.
- Support and expand the department's early career exploration initiatives in the CAS.
- Develop and execute career advising and programming strategies for students in University Studies.
- Manage logistics for career courses connected to early career exploration.
- Master's degree in business, counseling, human resources, higher education administration, or a related field.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience in career development, human resources or a related field.
- Demonstrated business acumen and experience in employer relations, with proven knowledge of business and non-business career paths and recruiting practices.
- Effective interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communications, management and training abilities.
- Advanced project and program management abilities.
- Proven ability to advise students in multiple majors, including the Humanities, social sciences, STEM and business.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Employment will require a criminal background check according to University guidelines.