Associate Director, GSEHD Office of Career Services

Washington D.C., United States
Jan 04, 2014
Job Location 2136 G Street - 2136 G St NW - FB0103
Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
Division/Vice President: Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs (AA)
College/School/Department: Graduate School of Education & Human Development (GSEHD)

Internal Applicants Only? No
Position Type: Administrative/Professional
Posting Number: Staff - 002975
Working Title: Associate Director, GSEHD Office of Career Services
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Work Schedule: 8:30 - 5:30
Total Hours Per Week: 40
Pay Grade: 16
Recruitment Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Required Licenses/Certifications and other Specific Requirements: Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, Sex Offender Registry Search, and Prior Employment Verification
If other was selected above, or there are special requirements, please explain.
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until:
Emergency Designation: No
Telework: No
Job Open Date: 01/03/2014
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Applicant Review Will Commence On:

Ad Statement:

Founded in 1821, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia, to include ten academic units, with a full-time equivalent enrollment of a little over 20,000 students and approximately 11,000 full-time and part-time employees (faculty and staff). The George Washington University is a community dedicated to learning, communication, respect, service and teamwork. As one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia, the university seeks employees who support the teaching, research, and public service mission of the university.

Job Description Summary:
Minimum Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and 3-4 years of relevant experience. Degree requirements may be substituted for an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience in higher education, student services, career services, counseling, or student affairs
• Knowledge, experience, and demonstrated interest in complex student, academic, and career services operations at the graduate level, including research and assessment, overseeing information systems and events and working with masters and doctoral students and alumni populations
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong team work and leadership skills
• Ability to manage staff and motivate team members
• Demonstrated success in managing projects and budgets

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Job Duties
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director of Student Life prepares and manages the operational budget for the Office of Career Services.

  • Creates and manages a comprehensive communications plan to notify students, alumni, faculty and staff about job postings, workshops, and other professional development-related activities. Leverages social media as part of the overall communications strategy.

  • Oversees the development and maintenance of the Career Services web pages and works with Executive Director of Student Life and the Director of Admission and Marketing to ensure the information is consistent with the overall mission and vision of the Office of Student Life.

  • In collaboration with faculty and administrators, develops in-class, campus, virtual/web based workshops, and presentations to engage and support a diverse population of current students and alumni.

  • Establishes partnerships with alumni, local and national employers and stakeholder groups within GSEHD and the University to expand opportunities for employment, fieldwork placement and other professional development enrichment for current students and alumni.

  • Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

  • Develops, conducts and evaluates results of annual survey of graduates' with emphasis on employment outcomes. Ensures the information collected will meet the data reporting needs for U.S. Department of Education and School accreditation.

  • Provides career planning, management and counseling services and developmental programming to current students including assessment of skills and interests, resume critiques, interview skill building, job search strategies, and professional network development. Service and support should enhance overall student experience and professional outcomes. Additional career services for international students include collaboration with University International Student Office to manage OPT and CPT programs.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Describe your experience providing career service support to students in person and virtually.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Describe your experience working with graduate students.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

The George Washington University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access/Affirmative Action institution.