ASSIST DIR, CAREER CTR
ASSIST DIR, CAREER CTR
Scope of Responsibilities:
The Assistant Director for Undergraduate Services with a focus on the Pre-Health, Science, and Research Industries in the Career Center will educate and counsel domestic and international students regarding a variety of career and professional development and internship/job search concerns. This position will advise undergraduate students across all disciplines and is uniquely responsible for developing expertise in implementing a set of special assignments and events. Assistant Directors in the Career Center are responsible for the development of training, content, resources and events with an emphasis on their industry portfolio. They also contribute to the Center's development of experiential learning initiatives for students. All Assistant Directors act as a liaison to the appropriate academic and co-curricular communities at Duke University, as well as employers and educational partners locally, nationally and globally.
1. Counseling, Advising & Coaching
- Provide career counseling, advising, or coaching sessions in person or virtually (Skype, phone, email) on career assessment, career decision-making, resume critiques, and job search strategies.
- Administer career assessment instruments when required 35
- Plan, implement and assess programs and special events that facilitate career exploration and skill development.
- Develop and sustain relationships across the Duke and external community to support the success of programs and events.
- Coordinate necessary logistics, training and support.
- Collaborate with internal event/marketing support to ensure effective outreach and promotion. 20
- Produce written and video contributions for online and print media including the Career Center blog, handouts and guides, email lists and social media outlets.
- Curate current and high quality content from the web and other sources to produce credible resources useful to staff, students and alumni.
- Integrate technological resources and platforms including CareerConnections and CareerBeam to support student education and effective use of client and staff time. 10
- Create events and workshops that facilitate career exploration and skill development.
- Present and deliver training through a variety of in-person and digital methods using contemporary best practices. 10
- Maintain and enhance connections with alumni and employers willing to provide career advice.
- Identify potential employers and build the center#s network of opportunities for students and alumni. 10
- Develop procedures to effectively assess special assignments and events.
- Analyze data and prepare statistical reports. 10
- Think creatively about the professional development and educational experience for students and alumni.
- Pilot creative approaches that serve clients any time, any place and create an effective on-demand experience.
- Survey trends and challenges that impact your work; make informed recommendations for improvement. 5
Additional Job-Specific Skills and Competencies:
- Strength developing and sustaining professional relationships with alumni, employers, colleagues, faculty, staff and representing the Career Center and Duke University to internal and external contacts.
- Verbal and written communication skills including student and business correspondence as well as the ability to use modern communication tools such as blogs, video and social media.
- Strong advising and teaching abilities effective across a diverse and global population particularly in the realms of professional development; career exploration and decision making; and job/internship searches.
- Capacity to balance multiple and varied tasks, meet deadlines, and use well-developed time management and organizational skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and ability to learn new technologies.
- Experience with database maintenance and/or familiarity with campus recruiting software, i.e. CSO Research (GradLeaders), NACELink/Symplicity.
- Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends (career fairs, workshops, events) and travel for conferences, events and relationship development.
2545 ASSIST DIR, CAREER CTR
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Full Time / Part Time
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion,sexual orientation, or veteran status.Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.
Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skillsgenerally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires two years of experience in a college or universitycareer services office or directly related experience.OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.