Assistant Director Of Career Advising

Curry College Milton , MA 02186

Posted 2 months ago

About Curry College:

Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs.

Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds.

Job Description:

The Assistant Director for Career Advising is the lead staff member providing career advising and counseling efforts on behalf of the Center for Career Development to students that may be seeking internships, employment, or other opportunities while enrolled or post-graduation.

The Assistant Director will coordinate activities to integrate career planning into students' academic and personal development. Responsibilities include presentation and workshop development and delivery, career and internship advising in one-on-one and small group settings, administers and interprets career assessments, supports on-campus recruiting efforts. This position has frequent contact with students and faculty in a variety of settings.


Essential Functions and

Responsibilities:

Career Advising and Counseling:

  • Assist students in developing the necessary skills associated with career development and successful transition into the workforce or graduate school;

  • Support students preparing for internship and job searches through resume, cover letter, e-portfolio and social media reviews, mock interviews (in person, online, and telephone) in one-on-one, small group, or classroom settings;

  • Work closely with EXP faculty, First Year Transitions faculty, Senior Seminar/Capstone course faculty, student groups, clubs, and support offices to plan and deliver career related programs, presentations for a variety of majors;

  • Develop advising resources and facilitation guides to support students;

  • Administer and interpret various vocational and interest inventories and advise students on possible career paths through the use of tools including, but not limited to, Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Focus2, and StrengthsFinder;

  • Support on-campus recruiting efforts and programs involving student and employer interactions.

Internship Advising, Counseling, and Program Administration:

  • Collaborate with internship coordinators to support accessible, student-centered process for internship placement and facilitation;

  • Develop outreach and marketing efforts to actively promote internships to students;

  • Advise and counsel students seeking information about the College's internship process;

  • Evaluate the College's internship processes and structures and make recommendations with the goal of increasing student participation in internship experiences;

  • Coordinate the management of internship scholarships and the application process, stipends, HIRE Curry, internal opportunities and award programs such as the Intern of the Year and the Spagnoletti Internship Scholarship;

  • Support internship related administrative functions through including verifying field supervisor compensation with the Academic Affairs Senior Budget Analyst, monitoring student registrations through collaboration with Internship Coordinators and Registrar's Office personnel, and coordinating and assessing student and host site experiences;

  • Convene and chair the Internship Council.

Event Management and Outreach Programming:

  • Collaborate with others in the CCD to plan and execute programming during events including the Career & Networking Conference (held annually in the fall) and the Career & Internship Fair (held annually in the spring);
  • Design and implement outreach programs to promote and encourage student engagement with the CCD;
  • Represent the CCD at college events, including, but not limited to Open House, Accepted Student Day, Orientation, and other targeted recruitment or retention events.

Administrative Functions:

  • Utilize technologies to track and monitor information about student's engagement with the CCD;

  • Stay abreast of industry information including hiring trends, economic information, and resume design;

  • Research, develop, and maintain relevant content for career materials to include information about careers, graduate education, and employment;

  • Actively manage and oversee the Career Peer and Alumni Mentor Network programs;

  • Coordinate on-campus recruiting and application process for CCD scholarships, fellowships, internships, and other student positions;

  • Assist with the supervision of office staff and management of the department in the absence of the Director.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Providing superb customer service to employers, students, families, faculty, and staff;

  • Participate in committees relevant to the work of the CCD;

  • Serve as back up for the Director of the Center for Career Development, the Graduate Outcomes & Operations Coordinator, or the Administrative Assistant as needed;

  • Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy;

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor of his/her designee.

Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor's degree is required;

  • At least three years of progressively responsible experience in career development or related field;

  • A record of leadership in successfully administering career advising and internship programs and outreach initiatives;

  • Evidence of using data to inform goal setting, planning, and assessment efforts;

  • Working knowledge and understanding of diverse employment sectors and trends;

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Master's degree in Counseling, Student Development, Education, Human Resources, or a related area is preferred;

  • Experience leading an expansion of internship programming and placements at the undergraduate level;

  • Experience working with technology platforms including Banner, Blackboard, Digication, GRADLEADERS, Handshake, Qualtrics, and Salesforce.

At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the college, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position.

Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks.

Additional Information:

Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles.

URL: www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Assistant Director Of Diversity And Inclusion

Curry College

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-08-05T00:00 About Curry College: Founded in 1879, Curry College is a private, four-year, liberal arts-based institution located on a wooded 131-acre campus in Milton, MA just seven miles from downtown Boston. Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE, formerly NEASC), Curry College offers 27 undergraduate majors, over 60 minors and concentrations, as well as four graduate programs. Curry College is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in every aspect of its operations. The College values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from a variety of backgrounds. Job Description: Reporting to the Assistant VP for Diversity and Engagement, this full-time position is responsible for developing and implementing initiatives to support a diverse student population in an inclusive community. The Assistant Director of Diversity & Inclusion is responsible for coordinating efforts to foster an inclusive campus community that attracts, respect, and supports diversity in multiple forms. This person is responsible for the design, oversight and planning of related programs, workshops and training sessions that promote the institution's goals and values. The Assistant Director will be responsible for actively participating in the Division of Student Affairs and partnering with students, faculty and staff on the implementation of initiatives that support and further an inclusive learning environment for all students. The Assistant Director will work in partnership with the campus community in addressing issues related to under-represented and/or marginalized students. The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience presenting/leading diversity education programming as well as some familiarity with recruitment, retention and issues/conditions that impact traditionally under-represented and/or marginalized students in higher education. The Assistant Director will serve as the divisional point person for international students and students who participate in our study exchange programs. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Programming/ Student Engagement: * Develops programs and strategies that promote diversity and multiculturalism, and that enrich the living and learning experiences of all students; * Plan and orchestrate opportunities to highlight diversity and inclusion through events such as welcome week events, workshops and trainings, themed-months or weeks, marketing and communications, and other additional opportunities; * Collaborate with the AVP for Student Engagement and Diversity in establishing a bystander-focused diversity peer education program; * Create and facilitate opportunities to integrate diversity and service into student leadership and service experiences; * Collaborate with staff and faculty members who develop College programming in diversity and multiculturalism inside and outside the classroom; * May act as a mentor, coach for student leaders on diversity issues; * Serves as a support person for Affinity Clubs and Organizations as needed; * Responsible for publishing a monthly newsletter- Diversity Matters; * Responsible for updating and maintaining the external and internal Diversity website pages; * Assist with the advising of International Students in collaboration with Admissions, Academic Services, etc.; * Assist with the advisement of students who are participating in the Colleges study abroad programs related to Student Affairs resources. The Assistant Director will maintain monthly communication with students who are on study abroad. Training and Partnerships: * Work with members of the Division of student affairs to ensure diversity training is embedded in all training programs for students (Orientation, RA training, student employee training etc.); * Collaborate with other campus departments on diversity recruitment plans and recruitment outreach activities that increase the number of candidates from underrepresented groups; * Assist the Office of Admission/ Enrollment Management on strategies for recruiting a diverse student body; * Coordinate with the Office of Marketing & Communications to develop materials that promote goals for creating an inclusive community for students; * Keep abreast of best practices and current trends in diversity and inclusion and bring that knowledge to inform program and policy development work. Leadership in the Division: * Serves as a member of the Institutional Diversity Committee, a campus wide committee consisting of faculty, staff and students, charged with facilitating curricular and co-curricular changes and making recommendations to the President and Senior Staff on all aspects of diversity; * Serves as a member of BIRT (Bias Incident Response Team); * Work collaboratively within and across divisions on institutional priorities; * Maintains the confidentiality of all departments and College information. ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS: * Respect and maintain confidentiality, parameters of operation, professional protocols, and individual privacy; * Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor of his/her designee. Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: * A Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration / Student Affairs / Counseling or related Academic Field; * 5-7 Years of progressive experience in diversity/inclusion education and programming or intercultural affairs; * Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from a variety of identities, cultures and backgrounds; * A proven record of creating strong working relationships, advising students and student organizations, developing programs, and coordinating and facilitating workshops; * Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal, student development skills, and proven ability to interact effectively with and engage students, parents, faculty, alumni; * Must be highly organized, motivated and energetic; * Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment, make reasoned decisions and work collaboratively with others toward common goals; * Must possess excellent oral, written and technology skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: * Work experience in a college or university environment. * Banner experience preferred. At the College's discretion, the education and experience prerequisites may be excepted where the candidate can demonstrate, to the satisfaction of the college, an equivalent combination of education and experience specifically preparing the candidate for success in the position. Employment in this position is contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment background checks. Additional Information: Curry College is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity in the workplace. Application Instructions: Please apply online at https://www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities for consideration. Interested Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information and professional titles. URL: www.curry.edu/about-us/community-resources/employment/job-opportunities Curry College Milton MA

Assistant Director Of Career Advising

Curry College