Associate Director of the Berry Center

Mount Vernon, Linn County
Jul 03, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Cornell College invites applications for a full-time, 12-month Associate Director of the Berry Center. The associate director will coordinate the operation of the Berry Center; organize public lectures, workshops, seminars, reading groups, and other events; develop and support off-campus and distinguished visitor programs; advise students seeking assistance with internships and career planning; provide support for students interested in graduate and professional school; assist with the development of and placement of students in experiential learning opportunities; and coordinate program communications and publications. This position will work closely with the Career Engagement Center and other experiential learning centers to coordinate efforts. Cornell College: Cornell College is a highly selective liberal arts college distinguished by its One Course At A Time curriculum. The academic immersion and unparalleled flexibility offered by this distinctive approach attract an ambitious student body from 47 states and 17 foreign countries. External endorsements include selection as one of the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, a U.S. News Top 100 liberal arts college, and a Fisk Guide to Colleges Best Buy. Founded in 1853, Cornell’s picturesque hilltop campus contains a mix of historic and modern facilities, ranging from the majestic King Chapel to the newly renovated Thomas Commons. It is located in Mount Vernon, Iowa—an urban fringe community recognized by Frommer’s as one of "America's Coolest Small Towns” and located in the heart of Iowa’s Creative Corridor. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required, advanced degree or relevant experience in an appropriate social science-related academic or professional field preferred. Previous experience with applied economics, business, and/or public policy professions as a student, faculty member, or advisor preferred, as well as experience in the development and administration of academic enrichment programs for students. This position will remain open until filled with an anticipated start date of mid-August, and applications will be reviewed as received. To apply, send resume, letter of application, and contact information for three references to: Email (preferred): Mail: Cornell College Attn: Human Resources 600 First Street SW Mount Vernon, IA 52314 Cornell is an AA/EO employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. Cornell complies with Iowa’s Smoke Free Air Act and participates in e-verify for verification of employment eligibility.