Assistant Director of Career Services

Location
Memphis, TN
Posted
May 22, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Founded in 1848, Rhodes College is a highly selective, private, residential, undergraduate college, located in Memphis, Tennessee. We aspire to graduate students with a lifelong passion for learning, a compassion for others, and the ability to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world. We encourage applications from candidates interested in helping us achieve this vision.

The Office of Career Services is currently seeking applications for an Assistant Director of Career Services. The Assistant Director provides career counseling, develops and facilitates workshops, conducts occupational and personality testing (Myers Briggs and Strong Interest Inventory), and assists in the overall administration of the office. Counsels students in the areas of career planning, career development, graduate school exploration, and job search strategies incorporating self-assessment and computer guidance programs. Advises all students with primary responsibility in advising third and fourth year students in the career process. Oversees the career assessment process including interpretations to students and alumni and annual evaluation of assessment instruments. Manages the relationship with assessment vendors. Develops and conducts career-related programs to enhance student awareness of personal interests, values, skills, and qualifications and to promote a better understanding about the world of work. Hires, trains, and supervises the student employees in the office. Assists with development of career resources and with the overall management of the office. Serves as Career Services liaison with faculty, staff, alumni, and employers.Master's degree required (preferably in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counseling or Organizational Management). Experience in career and/or guidance counseling strongly preferred. Experience facilitating groups, and with advisory or mentoring responsibilities. Strong organizational and communication skills as well as demonstrated ability to relate to students, faculty and staff required. Experience with Myers Briggs and Strong Interest Inventory preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office required.

Please visit jobs.rhodes.edu to apply online. A complete application includes a cover letter, a resume and the names of three references. Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity as one of its core values (http://www.rhodes.edu/collegehandbook/10309.asp).

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce.

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