Asst. Director, Career Services

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-14
Req: R100034262
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Where Excellence Meets Purpose

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful purpose to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value.  Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University has been named on Forbes's Best Employers list for two consecutive years, and is the only university in Florida to receive this honor.

The Assistant Director, Career Services assists in the management of operations for the career services functions in assigned department(s). Further, the Assistant Director, Career Services assists in coordinating job search and placement opportunities for students. Moreover, the incumbent provides mentorship, training, and development to department staff to ensure work is performed accurately and efficiently.

Assists department in achieving targeted minimum placement rates. Provides academic guidance and assists students in their job-seeking efforts. Cultivates and maintains relationships with prospective employers. Verifies continuous employment for graduates in accordance with applicable guidelines. Maintains a database of employment possibilities and resource library. Supports the preparation and maintenance of department budgets. Ensures that student support activities and resources are available for students. Makes recommendations and implements institutional policies, procedures, and guidelines affecting academic placement and transfers. Establishes and continuously assesses the effectiveness of the internal controls within the unit and compliance with University policies and procedures. Ensures employees are trained on controls within the function and on University policy and procedures.

Oversees the planning, development, and administration of career development and wellness programming for approximately 800 undergraduate medical students at both the Miami and Regional Medical Campus of the Miller School of Medicine.

Oversees and manages the implementation of the Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) program and all clinical shadowing experiences for MS 1 and MS2 students, both as required curricular expectations as well as those opportunities sought out for personal career development.

Oversees and manages all research placement opportunities for medical students, another critical component of their professional development.

Provides individual advice to undergraduate medical students regarding career and specialty planning, including self-assessment, CV and cover letter review when applicable, professional skills development, research and shadowing options -drawing upon personal knowledge, experience, and basic career development theory.

Identifies research opportunities (local, regional, national and international) available for undergraduate medical students and encourages them to pursue experience in basic science or clinical research during their matriculation at UMMSM.

Partners with faculty, residents, departmental representatives, alumni development office, and community alumni mentors to develop new research, shadowing, and professional development opportunities for undergraduate medical students.

Creates programs, and makes resources available, that promote personal and professional wellness and health in our medical students.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field required. Master’s Degree preferred.

Certification and Licensing:

Not Applicable

Experience:

Minimum 2 years of relevant experience. Five years of experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Ability to direct, manage, implement, and evaluate department operations.
  • Ability to establish department goals, and objectives that support the strategic plan.
  • Ability to effectively plan, delegate and/or supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, develop, and train others.

Department Specific Functions

Oversees the planning, development, and administration of career development and wellness programming for approximately 800 undergraduate medical students at both the Miami and Regional Medical Campus of the Miller School of Medicine.

Oversees and manages the implementation of the Integrated Clinical Experience (ICE) program and all clinical shadowing experiences for MS 1 and MS2 students, both as required curricular expectations as well as those opportunities sought out for personal career development.

Oversees and manages all research placement opportunities for medical students, another critical component of their professional development.

Provides individual advice to undergraduate medical students regarding career and specialty planning, including self-assessment, CV and cover letter review when applicable, professional skills development, research and shadowing options -drawing upon personal knowledge, experience, and basic career development theory.

Identifies research opportunities (local, regional, national and international) available for undergraduate medical students and encourages them to pursue experience in basic science or clinical research during their matriculation at UMMSM.

Partners with faculty, residents, departmental representatives, alumni development office, and community alumni mentors to develop new research, shadowing, and professional development opportunities for undergraduate medical students.

Creates programs, and makes resources available, that promote personal and professional wellness and health in our medical students.



The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

c105

 

 

 

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