DIRECTOR, EXPERIENTIAL PRGMS
Position Summary: The director of experiential learning will oversee career services for the Grady College including internships, fellowships, and entry-level job opportunities for students. They will work closely with the deans, department heads, faculty, and students to build corporate partnerships and increase opportunities for students to gain professional experience. They will collaborate with the UGA Career Center to plan and execute effective career programming geared toward Grady College students as well as represent Grady College at various events in order to expand and improve Grady Career Services. This position requires off-campus visits with industry allies. Some travel is necessary.
Responsibilities: Plans and coordinates corporate visits and events and shares relevant information with Grady deans, department heads, and development and alumni relations directors. Works to increase paid internship and job opportunities for Grady students. Engages with corporate partners and identifies and pursues new partnerships, with an emphasis on strengthening ties in the following industries: Advertising, Digital, Technology, Entertainment and Film, Multimedia Journalism, Public Relations, and other related fields. Assists in coordinating campus interviews and information sessions for employers. Engages alumni through mentorship and hiring opportunities on campus.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred 3-5 years' experience in career counseling, industry recruiting, or related field.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.