Assistant Director Alumni Career Engagement
Assistant Director Alumni Career Engagement
University of San Diego
Department: Career Development Center
The Assistant Director of Alumni Career Engagement will design, develop, and provide an array of career services to University of San Diego alumni, including alumni from all undergraduate programs, and graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences and Schools of Leadership and Education Sciences, Nursing, Peace & Justice, and Engineering and Computing. Provides career coaching to alumni in person, via phone or videoconferencing, and via email. In coordination with the Office for Alumni Relations, delivers in-person and virtual career-related programs, workshops, and webinars. Develops and maintains online resources for alumni, including an online networking platform that will engage current students and alumni. Works closely with the Director of Career Development Center, the Assistant Director of Employer Relations, and the Senior Director of Alumni Affairs to create strategic and scalable support and engagement opportunities for USD alumni. This position Works under the general supervision of the Senior Director and Associate Director of Career Development Center, with collaboration from Alumni Relations. This position exercises supervision over clerical and student staff for projects and programs.
The responsibilities described herein are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Specializes in guiding clients in the intricacies of self-assessment, research, planning, decision making, and implementation related to career and life planning issues. Primary focus is on alumni, and also provides support with daily drop-in advising and occasional appointments with current undergraduate or graduate students.
Program Development and Management
Develops, manages, and coordinates implementation of online and in-person mentorship programs. Works closely with the Office of Alumni Relations to coordinate planning and service delivery.
Develops, plans and implements programs and webinars designed to serve alumni career needs and outcomes. Draws from specialized knowledge of career and life counseling to develop and teach classes and to develop written resources. Coordinates with colleagues and campus partners to set goals, plan strategies, and determine methods of evaluation.
Working in collaboration with the Assistant Director of Employer Relations and the Director, builds relationships with students, alumni, parents, faculty, administrators, staff, and community contacts to provide quality career services and to promote the professional activities of the Career Development Center. Serves as liaison to departments, student organizations and other campus populations, including the Office for Alumni Relations and the Alumni Association. Exercises discretion in communication with all off-campus entities with regard to confidential client information.
Sets and meets professional objectives that enhance the Career Development Center and maintain the professional reputation of the department and the university. Serves as liaison to professional associations to stay abreast of current developments in career counseling, alumni career services, and/or employment trends. Encourages updated policies and procedures to maintain the Career Development Center's professionalism and to best serve constituents.
Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.
Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.
Salary: Commensurate with experience; Excellent Benefits.
The University of San Diego offers a very competitive benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, a 12% retirement contribution given to you by the University (with three year vesting period), and access to on-campus Fitness Centers. Please visit the benefits section of our website to view all of the perks and benefits that USD has to offer. USD: Human Resources: Benefits
Hours: 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closing date: Open Until Filled
Note: External job postings will be up for at least calendar five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.
The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the campus community.
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