Diversity and Inclusion Statement
Guided by an ethic of Vincentian personalism and professionalism, DePaul compassionately upholds the dignity of all members of its diverse, multi-faith, and inclusive community. We seek to hire collaborative, open-minded, and dedicated professionals who are committed to advancing our university mission to making education accessible to all, with special attention to including underserved and underrepresented communities. Successful candidates thrive in an environment where ideas and perspectives representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and experiences are welcome and supported. The Highlights
Reporting to the Director of the Kellstadt Career Management Center (CMC), the Assistant Director-Career Specialist is part of a dynamic team dedicated to creating innovative programming and providing the seamless development of the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business students' academic and career aspirations. This role is responsible for delivering comprehensive career counseling, advising and student development guidance to current students and alumni.
This position is very entrepreneurial and will help develop new and effective ways for delivering advising and related career development services to students and alumni. The person will assist with program development and innovation, assessment and annual goal attainment of the career advising area.
This position will assist with marketing and communications related to career and academic advising. This includes knowledge of Handshake, LinkedIn, Twitter, Constant Contact and other related platforms. This position is responsible for relationship-building with Kellstadt alumni and building a network with Alumni Relations to create career focused programming. Is This You?
Your Education & Experience
Assess needs of students and alumni, facilitating access to appropriate Kellstadt Career Management Center services and resources. Advise students and alumni on career and academic goals, skill development needs, job search strategies, and other career-related issues, including strategic selection of Kellstadt courses.
Establish relationships with Kellstadt faculty and other key stakeholders in order to streamline the academic and career advising process.
Plan and implement original strategies and tactics for providing students and alumni the career advising, workshops, resources, information, and services to connect with employers and alumni to achieve their career goals. Collect, analyze and report data on career services. Manage student organizations.
Identify the need for, plan and conduct skill development workshops and networking events on topics of interest and relevance to constituencies.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred.
- Two to Three years professional experience in career advising services, recruitment/staffing, college relations, Human Resources, training and development, or comparable background.
- Knowledge of career issues, career development and advising are essential.
- Proven track record in relationship building, managing projects, and events.
- Adaptable to changes
- Knowledge of business careers and the local/regional business community is necessary.
- Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
- Possess a clear understanding of cultural, social, economic and ethnic diversity.
- May supervise student interns, graduate assistants, or student peer career advisors.
Other Skills & Abilities Required
- Will assist with setting the annual career services budget and monitoring the expenses and assets of the career advising function as well as identifying future needs and costs.
- Ability to be entrepreneurial and to make creative independent judgments and decisions. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Positive attitude. Original thought required. ail.
For consideration, please include a resume and cover letter.
- Will require some evening and weekend work, on occasion.
Required Background Check:
- Working for a stable and well-known University that values diversity and inclusion.
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits.
- Generous paid time off, sick time, holidays, floating holidays, and more!
- Matching retirement plan up to 10%.
- Tuition waivers for employees and dependents!
- Full-Time Benefits
- Part-Time Benefits
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