Assistant Director for Career Counseling & Student Outreach

Los Angeles, California
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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The position reports to the Senior Associate Director for Career Education and Campus Partnerships.


  • Provide high-quality career advising to all undergraduate students. Support students in career decision-making and the graduate school application process.
  • Help students develop strong industry-specific job search knowledge in preparation for internship and jobs.
  • Manage the resume approval process in Handshake; review and approve resumes and providing substantive feedback to ensure students are competent in resume writing.
  • Design and conduct presentations and workshops to enhance job search and career readiness.
  • Administer and interpret career development assessments such as StrengthsQuest, MBTI, and Strong Interest.
  • Identify new and innovative ways of delivering career services through social media, workshops, and counseling.
  • Stay abreast of current industry-related hiring trends and employer feedback to better prepare students for today’s global professional workforce.


  • Cultivate relationships with student organizations to strengthen career services across campus.
  • Facilitate outreach programs for current and prospective students to increase awareness of career services.
  • Work with the Marketing Coordinator to develop marketing collateral and social media to increase student engagement.
  • Create and manage a student ambassador and a peer advisor program to increase engagement with students.
  • Create successful student-to-student networking and career focused events and programs.
  • Create outreach mechanisms to encourage students to attend career related events and programs.
  • Collaborate with the Employer & Alumni Engagement team to drive synergies and maximize career services resources.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree preferred. Minimum 5-7 years of experience. Strong preference for candidates with college or university career services experience working with undergraduate liberal arts populations or industry experience.
  • Knowledge of Symplicity or Handshake Career Management Systems, a strong plus.
  • Strong competency in all aspects of the career development process and knowledgeable of industry hiring practices.
  • Strong oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills required. Dynamic and engaging presentation skills.
  • Team player with an ability to work in a collaborative, high performance team environment.


Please submit a resume and cover letter to  and  explaining how your qualifications meet the requirements of the position.


We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance

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