Associate Director of Career Education and Advising

Hampden-Sydney, VA
Sep 27, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Career Services
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Associate Director of Career Education and Advising serves as a key conduit of information and education regarding full-time positions, internships, and experiential opportunities in a student services environment.  This role proactively engages with students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, and friends of Hampden-Sydney College to develop and promote a host of career building opportunities and skills for undergraduate liberal arts students. 

The Associate Director will accomplish this through direct career advising with undergraduate students in individual and group settings, conduct outreach programming, manage office technology resources, and serve as a knowledgeable resource for students exploring post-graduation options including Graduate School and Fellowship Programs.

Reports to the Director of the Ferguson Career Center. Must have ability to work regular evening hours approximately two times a week during peak seasons, and occasional weekend special events.

Qualifications:  An MBA, MLS, or Master Degree in Higher Education, and at least 3 years of experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Preference will be given to candidates with alumni relations; career counseling skills; effective oral and written communication skills; and the ability to establish rapport with students, faculty, alumni, employers and staff in a strong liberal arts environment.  A background in marketing/communications would be very helpful. 

Deadline for applications:  November 3, 2017.  Apply at: or email the documents to You may also mail your application to Hampden-Sydney College, Human Resources, P.O. Box 127, Hampden-Sydney VA 23943.  HSC is an EOE, M/F.