Assistant Director, International Student Career Services

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Employment Opportunity

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Job Detail

Campus LocationBoston CampusWorking TitleAssistant Director, International Student Career ServicesDescription

Lead efforts to help academic and administrative departments develop programs to foster career development amongst international students. The assistant director offers individual career counseling, internship, and job-search advising to students and alumni and develops and presents workshops and informational sessions.
The assistant director also serves as the primary liaison on international affairs with students and employers. This person will educate students and employers and promote awareness of U.S. employment authorization options for international students, including F-1 student work authorization and immigration options for employment-based sponsorship

Primary Duties, Responsibilites, and TasksRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)

Knowledge of workplace guidelines for international students and visa categories.

Experience with database management and career services-related software: handshake, UConnect.

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)

Strong student advocacy with proven ability to work with a diverse and international population

Excellent project follow-through ability;
Proven relationship building and partnering skills

Team-building skills focused on student interaction/relationships

Analytical, reasoning and problem solving skills

Polished presentation skills

Master’s degree in student personnel, counseling, or related field

Required Prior Work Experience

Minimum of two years of experience in career development and/or job-search counseling

Special Instructions to ApplicantsDiversity Statement

Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Emerson College does not discriminate on the basis of sex/gender in its educational programs or activities. Emerson has designated the Associate Vice President, Title IX, and Clery Coordinator to respond to inquiries regarding the College Sexual Misconduct Policy. The Title IX Coordinator may be reached at 8 Park Plaza, Transportation Bldg, Room 230 Boston, MA 02116; Telephone: 617-824-8999; email: [email protected]

Annual Clery Report

In accordance with the federal Clery and Campus SaVE Acts, Emerson College commits to providing all current and prospective students and employees with access to the annual campus security reports for each of our campuses. This report may be accessed from the Emerson College Police Department website.

UnionNon-Union Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with experience and qualifications. Emerson College also offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Benefits Package

Information on Emerson College’s benefits package can be found here.

Classification TitleCareer ICSalary Grade16Classification CodeC3 Job Duties

Individual Work Activities

Assist International students in career development planning and the job search process.

Assists students in clarifying academic and career goals through individual career counseling.

Assists students in using career resources and guides.

Participates in the design and delivery of career-related workshops, programs, panels and new initiatives.

Helps students develop and refine resume writing, interviewing, and job-search skills,

Partners with the Associate Director, Internalizational Iniatives team and/or Employer Engagement team for employer outreach and education.

Serves on various college committees related to international student needs.

Work with the International Student Affairs team to educate international students and employers about immigration regulations and procedures for U.S. employment authorization.

Serve as a liaison to staff in Enrollment Services and Alumni Relations.

Posting Detail Information

Requisition NumberFY11/121029STFFOpen DateClose DateRequisition Specific Questions

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Resume or CV
    2. Cover Letter
    Optional Documents




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      Posted: 6/20/2019
      Application Due: 8/19/2019
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