Associate Director of Career Development

Job description

Job Title: Associate Director of Career Development
Location: UWG Recruiting Location
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 228602
Job Summary

Direct, implement and provide leadership for career development; career counseling, administering assessments, career/major exploration and internship/job search preparation. Serve as a liaison to assigned academic areas to build collaborations in order to integrate career development into curricular and co-curricular programming. Conduct individual and group sessions to assess career direction, interview proficiency, industry knowledge and communication skills. Supervise and lead career development professional staff to address the needs of all students; effectively assist students in transitioning to post-graduate opportunities. Assist the Director with strategic planning and assessment; prepare monthly and annual reports on student career development data. The selected candidate will have strong analytical, planning and time management skills and the ability to assist the Director with oversight of internal processes and overall management of the department. Participate in appropriate professional development activities, and assure the ongoing professional development of all personnel within assigned areas of responsibility. The Associate Director position will serve as a member of the division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management (SAEM) extended leadership team.

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Master's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling, or closely related field.

Other Required Qualifications
Demonstrated proficiency designing and delivering presentations on career related topics. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience using online job management systems such as Symplicity, CSO or e-Recruiting. Demonstrated intermediate to advanced skills in computer software including Microsoft Office; MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and/or Access to track, analyze and report relevant data. Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates with: Five (5) or more years of relevant experience. Current certification in administering the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, StrengthsQuest or closely related career assessments; Master Career Counselor (MCC); strategic planning, project management, and event management experience; experience with outcomes assessment and evaluation strategies; ability to assess and report student-learning outcomes; strong proficiency and experience using technology and social media as it relates to delivery and marketing of career services (i.e. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn); experience using website management systems, such as OpenText, CMS, or similar programs to update the Career Services website on a regular basis.

Required Experience
Minimum four (4) years of progressive work experience in a University/College career services department, human resources, advising or counseling setting. Minimum of two (2) years of professional level supervisory experience.

Proposed Salary

$54,216 minimum - $74,208 midpoint

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with the University of West Georgia, as determined by the University of West Georgia in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test. Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the University of West Georgia to follow federal law in regards to affirmative action and equal opportunity. The University of West Georgia.s affirmative action program and related policies are developed in compliance with Executive Orders 11246 and 11375, as amended; Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Sections 503 & 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Title II) and their implementing regulations; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967; and the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as it amends 38 U.S.C. 4212.




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Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 6/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time