Director of Professional Development

Oxford, OH
Jul 23, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Other Executive Administration
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Under the general supervision of the Assistant Dean for External Relations, the Director of Professional Development and Career Education will lead a team dedicated to the professional development and career education of the 4,000+ Farmer School of Business (FSB) students. The director will be responsible for the vision, development and implementation of a comprehensive career development and employer relations program designed to prepare our students for internships and full-time positions post-graduation. Supervises the FSB career services, develop and execute related programs that help FSB students thoughtfully consider, prepare for and seek out post-graduation career options; collaborates with the FSB department chairs to determine corporate recruitment strategies; engages in strategic long-range planning and program development to meet the needs of the business students.

Serves as a primary liaison for the FSB to the Miami University Office of Career Services; works with the Office of Career Services to coordinate programs for and communicate job/internship opportunities available to business students; assists with employer relations outreach programs to increase the number and quality of employers and job/internship opportunities available to business students; completes surveys and other assessment instruments related to student placement; participates in appropriate professional development activities; provides teaching instruction to BUS 206 Business Career Exploration course; other duties as requested by the Assistant Dean for External Relations.

Require:  Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of work experience in human resources, recruiting, a university career services office, a university career services office or other related field; demonstrate prior success in the areas of career development and education, employer relations and faculty engagement in the areas of career services; possess strong interpersonal and communication skills, effective mentoring, coaching and career counseling skills; desire to work in a culture of collaboration and collegiality; possess strong program planning and implementation skills; knowledge of how to develop new initiatives and recruit employers.  Desire: Master’s degree or higher.

This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Applicants should submit letter of interest, resume and list of three references to  Inquiries only to Ashley Martin at Screening of applications will begin July 17, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. 

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