Assistant Director of Career Planning

Saint Leo, FL
Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Assistant Director of Career Planning reports to the Executive Director for Student Success and will be responsible for providing comprehensive career counseling services to a diverse student population located on the University Campus and WorldWide with the end goal of facilitating the adoption of effective academic & career planning and decision making skills. As a member of the Career Planning Department, this position will consistently contribute to the planning, promotion, and execution of programs to guide students in exploring and achieving their career goals in concert with the University's mission statement.


Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them form the position if the work is similar or related or a logical assignment to the position. Management may require incumbents to perform duties other than those contained in this document.

  • The Assistant Director will provide direct career counseling to individuals and groups to help them make effective decisions regarding academic and professional goals.
  • Assist individual students in the career exploration process through the administration and interpretation of assessments linking dispositions, preferences, and values to an academic and career path.
  • Assist individual students in their career planning activities by suggesting experiences and interventions to enhance their holistic development and competitiveness.
  • Serve as a liaison with Academic Affairs regarding internships and experiential learning.
  • Design, develop, and deliver group presentations on an array of career-related topics including a familiarity with learning outcome assessment techniques.
  • Contribute to the planning, execution, and follow-up of large-scale events such as career-, graduate school- and academic major fairs.
  • Contribute to the effort to initiate, maintain, and grow relationships with external employers, internship host sites, and professional associations.
  • Successful candidates will have proven experience in the delivery of career education services as well as demonstrate highly developed presentation skills
  • Proficiency with technology is also required as this position accesses and trains others on the utilization of career resources delivered through a SaaS model
  • Selected candidates must also have the ability to work independently as well as within a team context.
  • Participate and actively represent the Department to University committees, work groups, and broader efforts in conjunction with the Executive Director and perform other duties as assigned.


  • A Master's degree in a related field from a regionally accredited institution is the desired educational qualification.
  • Additional counseling experience with traditional-age college students and adult learners (across multiple mediums) is desirable.
  • Direct experience administering and interpreting career assessments (e.g. MBTI, SII, etc.) for use within a counseling context.
  • Direct experience utilizing NACELink in a Career Center setting is a preferred experiential qualification.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Job ID 2017-1199
Category ..
Job Locations US-FL-Saint Leo


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