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Assistant Director, Career Services

Employer
Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Location
San Antonio TAMUSA

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Student Affairs, Career Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

Job Title

Assistant Director, Career Services

Agency

Texas A&M University - San Antonio

Department

Center For Experiential Learning & Comm Engagement

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

This position will provide professional career guidance and services to students and alumni affiliated with Texas A&M University-San Antonio with a focus on serving those studying in assigned college. Services include assisting students in identifying career goals and the development of career interests, development of career related outreach presentations and workshops to students and classes, administration and interpretation of career assessments, and the coordination of career fairs for multiple areas. This position will also oversee and supervise graduate assistants for the department. In addition, this position will foster relationships in the greater San Antonio community for the development of employment and internship opportunities. The candidate in this position will provide excellent customer service to employers, students, and the community.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee graduate student career development program and Graduate Assistant(s) in supervision and training.

  • Develop learning outcomes and produces reports with updates to program goals.

  • The candidate in this position will provide excellent customer service to employers, students, and the community.

  • Serve as primary career advisor for current undergraduate and graduate students and alumni in assigned college.

  • Serves as a secondary career services support for all other colleges. Support all students and alumni affiliated with Texas A&M University-San Antonio during office drop-in hours or similar.

  • Assist students in identifying career goals and the development of career interests.

  • Administer and interpret individual interest, skills, abilities, and values assessment instruments; including, but no limited to FOCUS 2.

  • Assist students with professional skills such as resume writing, graduate school research and application process, job and internship searches, and interview preparation.

  • Oversees process of large-scale recruitment events, such as career fairs, career-related workshops, and employer information sessions in collaboration with team members.

  • Coordinate college-specific outreach, programming and customized seminars, workshops, and programs based on student needs assessment and faculty requests.

  • Work with and advise faculty and college administration on methods to enhance the quality of career development and to expand departmental participation.

  • Design and facilitate ongoing professional development curriculum to support university student employees.

  • Provide information on Career Services to student and faculty orientations.

  • Conduct classroom presentations on various career services functions or career-related topics.

  • Develop and maintain employer contacts for part-time, full-time, and internship opportunities.

  • Attract employers to A&M-SA campus through outreach methods: marketing, advertising, and conducting employer site visits.

  • Support the arrangement of on-campus recruitment activities and on-campus information sessions.

  • Maintain and expand career services software; expands employer awareness of software to increase job postings; expand student awareness of software for job/internship search and overall use.

  • Assist other departments as needed with office operations and events; works as a member to a cross-functional team.

  • Maintain, outreach, run reports and conduct training sessions about interviewing practice software.

  • Act as representative to A&M-SA's professional career center affiliations.

  • Assist with other Career Services leadership in leading and developing professional development opportunities for the team.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in a related field.

  • Six years of related work experience.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Please make sure to provide the following documents:

  • Application

  • Cover Letter to include two professional references

  • Resume

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any positions on our website, please use the following link:

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html

Summary of Employee Benefits

https://www.tamusa.edu/documents/hr/summary-of-employees-benefits-2020.pdf

Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made. If you have issues with adding documents with your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058.

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Organization

TAMUSA pic1Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is a contemporary university that reflects the diverse and heritage-rich community it serves. Founded as the first upper-division institution of higher education in South San Antonio in 2009, A&M-SA today is a comprehensive four-year university offering high-quality, affordable education.

From fall 2008 to fall 2017, enrollment has grown 340 percent. The University currently serves nearly 6,500 students and has graduated more than 8,000 alumni. The student body is 60 percent female and 72 percent Hispanic. Approximately 77 percent of students are the first in their family to attend college.

TAMUSA pic3Since becoming president of A&M-SA in 2015, Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson has forged an audacious strategic plan for the University to fulfill its mission and bring to life its core values while achieving several important goals, including becoming a national model for student and academic success.

Through the University’s 26 undergraduate degrees and 13 graduate degrees, students can pursue a wide variety of in-demand fields, such as education, business, information technology and cyber security, criminology and biology. A&M-SA equips students with the knowledge, marketable skills and high-impact educational experiences that prepare them for rewarding careers, responsible global citizenship and lifelong learning.

With unprecedented enrollment growth, small classes, flexible schedules and in-demand degrees, A&M-SA is making the dream of higher education a reality for students in the San Antonio community and beyond.TAMUSA pic2

Fast Facts:

  • A&M-SA offers the lowest undergraduate tuition among four-year universities in San Antonio: $8,216 average cost per year (tuition and fees for spring and fall semesters for 15 credit hours/semester)
  • A&M-SA is a Military EmbracingTM university; 1 in 6 of our students is military connected (veterans, active-duty, spouses or dependents)
  • The National Security Agency (NSA) designated A&M-SA as a National Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through the year 2022. This prestigious designation puts the University among a select group of institutions nationwide meeting rigorous federal standards.
  • 20:1 student to teacher ratio

Accreditation

Texas A&M University-San Antonio (A&M-SA) is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and master’s degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, call 404-679-4500 or visit http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of A&M-SA.

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