Assistant Director

Job description

Working Title: Assistant Director

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Office of University Career Services

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 06-21-2018

Posting Summary:
The UVA Career Center is excited to expand its reach to students by hiring three Assistant Directors who serve on the Employer Relations Team. Each has varying responsibilities based on assigned functional area but all provide direct counseling and advising to students, contribute to the design and implementation of programs, and support the administration of academic, alumni, and employer partnerships. The Director is required to have at least 2 years of experience providing career counseling or advising services in a college or university setting or at least 4 years of career counseling or programming experience in a student-development setting. The ideal candidate also has experience building partnerships with external entities and ability to work effectively with alumni, faculty, and employers.

Opportunities exist in the following functional areas:

-Business Classes: Lead facilitator for a 1-week Business Course for Arts & Sciences students and class coordinator for Commerce 1100 (a 14-week introductory business course for Arts & Sciences students).

-Technology & Entrepreneurship: Lead the development and implementation of Entrepreneurship focused programs that support the growth and development of students considering Entrepreneurship as a career path. Also designs programs that support students interested in Technology.

-Life Transforming Programs: Design and implement innovative programs that integrate skill development and experiential learning.

A Master's degree in counseling, higher education administrations or related field is required.
This is a full time, 12-month, 40 hour per week, salaried, three year term limited - restricted position, with benefits. Continuation is based on satisfactory performance and funding availability.

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To apply, visit and search on Posting Number 0623523. Complete an application online and attach a targeted cover letter indicating the functional area(s) for which they are applying and how their qualifications allow them to contribute to the programs/services of the functional area(s), resume, and contact information for three references.

Review of candidate materials begins on July 9th, 2018 and the positions remain open until filled.

For questions about the position or application process please contact Chris Cunningham at [email protected]

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Strong customer service orientation; ability to assume responsibility and take initiative
- Proven ability to design and present programs/workshops
- Well-developed organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects
- Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; strong oral and written communication skills

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Posted: 10/17/2018
Application Due: 11/8/2018
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