The University Director of Career Services is responsible for overseeing and managing the placement process and Career Services teams to ensure that each campus achieves best in class services and results for students, graduates and employers, while ensuring adherence to professional standards and policies in all aspects of student placement and academic partnerships.
• Making hiring recommendations for Career Services positions.
• Training Campus Directors of Career Services and Career Services Advisors.
• Coordinating marketing plan for campuses in assigned region to ensure best service to employers in terms of providing potential applicants, externs and participation opportunities on advisory boards.
• Building quality of Career Services team term over term, year over year.
• Disseminating University Career Services policies and procedures, ensuring compliance. Evaluating and making recommendations for revision, as needed.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Master’s Degree required.
• Ten or more years of experience in placement/search firm, career counseling or industry-related position, and at least one year experience in a marketing or field-related environment.
• PARC Professional Resume Writer Certification or ability to attain within six months of hire.
• Any equivalent combination of education, experience, and/or training.
• Must be self-motivated, goal oriented and have a sense of urgency.
• Ability to maintain a high performing team.
• Strong internet search and networking skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office.
• Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
• Ability to handle a high pressure environment with significant timeline pressures.
• Ability to work independently and with a team as well as with various constituents.
• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced work environment.
• Excellent customer service skills; to include the ability to effectively follow up and follow through.
• Ability to conduct business with attention to ethical considerations, University policies and procedures, employment law and accreditation guidelines.