Associate Director of the Career Development Center
Associate Director of the Career Development Center Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 23092876 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $61,600 - $106,300 Position Information The School of Business at the University of California, Riverside is a nationally ranked and internationally recognized AACSB-accredited business school. With over 14,000 alumni all over the world, it is home to the largest undergraduate business program in the University of California system, as well as to the A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM), which features MBA, Ph.D., Professional MBA, Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc), Master of Finance (MFin) programs, and Master of Science in Business Analytics. The School is positioned as a center of excellence in business education through cutting-edge research on the business challenges of the 21st century. AGSM's Career Development Center (CDC) is committed to assisting students and alumni achieve their career goals by providing career guidance using a variety of resources, activities, and partnerships. Under the leadership of the Director of CDC, the Associate Director of CDC is responsible for establishing and cultivating partnerships with corporate and industry partners, students, alumni, and faculty. Playing an external role, the Associate Director works closely with businesses and the UCR alumni community to seek out internship and employment opportunities, developing career-building tools and job market strategies for AGSM students enrolled in the various graduate degree programs. The Associate Director is responsible for managing and maintaining relationships with corporate recruiters that engage with the CDC to recruit AGSM students. The Associate Director manages all aspects of on-campus recruiting from advising individual companies on their best approach to campus, to developing corporate communications. This individual is responsible for maintaining relationships with companies, as well as develop new relationships. Additionally, the Associate Director may be responsible for advising students on specific companies hiring strategies and practices, enabling them to be best prepared for potential employment. This role is also responsible for corporate recruiting data collection, interpretation, and dissemination. The Associate Director works closely with the various program offices and student leaders. The shortlist of candidates will be assessed by their qualifications during their campus interview including a panel interview, one-on-ones, and presentation. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in student affairs, higher education administration, counseling, business, public administration or related discipline Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 6 - 10 years of related experience. Required Minimum of 6 years of progressive professional experience in the areas of career services, student affairs, corporate recruitment, business, or development Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Valid Drivers License Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Travel Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required
Minimum Requirements Ability to work effectively with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds and to foster inclusive excellence in all facets of one's work;
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;
A clear passion for enhancing the student experience and advancing student learning; superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills;
Demonstrated knowledge and facility in applying current and emerging technology to enhance career center operations and services.
Exceptional interpersonal, writing, and oral communication skills, including presentation skills to communicate effectively with diverse audiences and enhance delivery of career development services to students and alumni.
Advanced knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling processes, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
Strong ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
Demonstrated understanding of current issues, best practices, and emerging trends in higher education career services, outcomes assessment, employment trends, and job markets;
Demonstrated ability to carry out wide-ranging responsibilities in a complex, fast paced, results oriented, working environment, including program development, career advising, and relationship building with community and employers.
Advanced knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice; workshop and program design.
Strong ability to work with people from diverse cultures.
Preferred Qualifications Advanced knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, employment trends.
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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