Assistant Director, Career Development Services

Norfolk, Virginia
Commensurate with experience.
Apr 30, 2021
Jun 04, 2021
Full Time

Career Development Services is seeking candidates for the Assistant Director (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will design, implement, and evaluate career programs and services for colleges as assigned in coordination with the CDS offerings and the GROW Model. The Assistant Director/Liaison maintains partnerships with employers, faculty and students, and plays a central role in a network of relationships that link employers, faculty and students to meet the career and experience needs of all three groups together with information, resources, programs and services pertaining to internship/co-op programs, including career planning, internships, practica, cooperative education, and graduate success functions. This position works with undecided students to provide resources to enable informed major and career decisions. This position will also participate in CDS services and delivery of programs and supports CDS and SEES strategic goals.

Required Education: Master’s degree in human resources, higher education, human services, counseling, or related field of study.

Required Qualifications: Considerable prior experience in career counseling with college students or adult clients. Some prior experience in employer relations and job development. Considerable knowledge of generally accepted Career counseling practices, policies, procedures, and/or techniques with college students and adult learners. Working knowledge of employer relations, workflow and teamwork. Working knowledge of career center programs and processes. Working knowledge of personal computers and network environments; word processing, spreadsheets, database software, electronic mail, internet use and presentation graphics. Effective presentation skills. Demonstrated ability to effectively meet deadlines and to provide outstanding customer service. The ability to work with diverse student populations, alumni and employers in one-on-one, small and large group settings. The ability to initiate and maintain relationships with local, regional, national and international employers, and to serve as the primary representative of the Career Development Services to various Colleges, establishing effective communication between the Career Development Services and various departments within the College.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with employers in a recruitment and hiring capacity.

Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is May 21, 2021 and will remain open until filled.