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SENIOR DIRECTOR, CAREER SERVICES & STRATEGY, Questrom School of Business, Feld Center for Indus...

Boston University
BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States
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SENIOR DIRECTOR, CAREER SERVICES & STRATEGY, Questrom School of Business, Feld Center for Industry Alliances

Tracking Code22500326260720Job Description

The Director of Career Services and Strategy directs all career development initiatives related to students in the undergraduate, full-time, and professional evening MBA programs in the Questrom School of Business. The Director works under the supervision of the Associate Dean of Industry Relations, Career Services, and Alumni Relations, to lead the development and delivery of the career services strategy, and to provide a comprehensive and cohesive student career experience. The Director plays a critical role in delivering industry-leading services to maintain high levels of student success. The Director serves as the liaison to the Industry Relations Management team, the MBA Grad Center, and the Undergraduate Development Center. The Director supervises the undergraduate and MBA career development teams. The Director advises students on career related topics such as career exploration, resumes and cover letters, technical and case interviews, search strategies, and more. The Director also designs and participates in the delivery of career development seminars. The Director will also participate in MBA and undergraduate career advising.

The Questrom School of Business believes that the cultural and social diversity of our faculty, staff, and students is vitally important to the distinction and excellence of our research and academic programs. To that, we are especially eager to have join our ranks a colleague who supports our institutional commitment to ensuring BU is inclusive, equitable, diverse, and a place where all constituents can thrive. The Questrom School of Business seeks to continue diversifying our faculty, student and staff ranks, recognizing that diversity of experience and thought deepens the intellectual endeavor.

Required Skills

B.S./B.A. required, Masters Degree strongly preferred. Experience managing and motivating professional employees required; superior communications skills, both written and oral; strong interpersonal skills; strong computer skills; ability to drive innovative thinking, strong emotional intelligence, and five to eight years of previous experience in industry or higher education career services or related. Remote work up to two days per week is offered throughout the calendar year.

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the COVID-19 Resources site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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Celebrated thinkers: On any given day, students will find themselves mesmerized by Nobel Prize winners, a poet laureate, and the first biomedical engineer ever to receive a MacArthur Foundation “Genius Award,” among others.

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