Director of Graduate Career Development Center

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Director of Graduate Career Development Center Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 22337925 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $77,300 - $133,500 Position Information The Director provides strategic, data-informed leadership of the AGSM's career center, collaboratively partnering with the campuses' career and advising professionals, as well as faculty and external stakeholders to provide students with the guidance, resources, and opportunities needed to launch their professional lives. As the expert on career development, labor trends, and related career services, the Director will communicate post- collegiate outcomes, share best practices, promote cross-departmental and divisional data sharing, advance the use of technology, and foster creative strategies and solutions that address evolving needs and expectations of both student and employers. In addition to overseeing the management of the AGSM Career Development Center, the Director has a high degree of autonomy in developing programs, identifying necessary resources, and setting short/long-term strategies, which have an impact on the ranking of AGSM. This includes devising intentional strategies that engage and support career readiness among diverse student populations including underrepresented, under-resourced, international, non-traditional, and veteran students. Creating formal relationships with national and regional corporations to provide AGSM with partnership opportunities is a key responsibility. The Director is responsible for ensuring that all staff of the CDC establish strong relationships with international, national, regional, and local Graduate professional organizations, such as, the MBA Career Services & Employer Alliance (MBACSEA), the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), Prospanica, NAAMBA, MPACE, and NACE. In consultation with other AGSM administrators, the Director manages relationships between the school, UCR, and external constituencies, such as, alumni and corporations with primary attention given to developing internship and postgraduate employment opportunities that are developed based on comprehensive programming. The Director will continuously cultivate and manage a broad spectrum of internal and external working relationships including with faculty; academic and student life administrators; admissions and enrollment management, advancement, alumni relations, and institutional research colleagues; alumni; governmental leaders; and employers. The Director will supervise administrative staff, two (2) graduate students, and is responsible for administering the Office's annual budget. This position may travel up to 50% of the time. PLEASE NOTE: Applications will be accepted through January 7, 2021. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required An advanced degree (Masters or higher) in student affairs, higher education administration, counseling, business, public administration or related discipline Preferred
Licenses License Requirement Driven License Required
Experience Experience Requirement 8 - 13 years of related experience. Required Minimum of 10 years of progressive professional experience in career services, student affairs, corporate recruitment, business, or development Preferred Minimum 5 years of professional budget management experience, including oversight of allocated budget resources and review of spending Preferred
Minimum Requirements Knowledge of graduate and professional school admissions processes and requirements; ability to design programs to address pre-professional school student needs.
Extensive knowledge of project management including program design, implementation, and evaluation.
Strong presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Extensive knowledge of employers, the labor market, and employment trends, both locally and nationally as related to hiring students.
Expert knowledge to lead organization-wide system development to design computer applications to meet career program needs.
Expert knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice; workshop and program design.
Expert negotiation skills.
Expert knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling processes, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Extensive knowledge in designing specialized employer services that are appropriate for all levels of students and alumni seeking career in all sectors of employment (business/industry, government, not-for-profit, etc.).
Preferred Qualifications Strong knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, employment trends.

Demonstrated knowledge and facility in applying current and emerging technology to enhance career center operations and services.

Demonstrated leadership and decision-making capability; excellent ability to build collaborative and cooperative partnerships across many, varied constituents and stakeholders including students, faculty, staff, employers, alumni, and donors.

Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Posted: 12/4/2020
Application Due: 3/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time