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Assistant Director, Career Development
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN

February 5, 2015

Job Description:

The Assistant Director position serves as a key member of the Center's management team. As departmental liaison to three University colleges, this position manages and coordinates career services programs and activities for the following MSU Colleges: 1) Allied Health and Nursing; 2) Business; and 3) Science, Engineering and Technology. As such, the Assistant Director provides individual and group career planning and job and internship search guidance, services, programming, and resources to students and alumni; conducts targeted group and classroom presentations; designs and implements communications for faculty/staff, employers, students, and graduates; and plans and coordinates several career events annually. In addition, this position is responsible for providing leadership, oversight and supervision for the Center’s employer relations and job/internship development activities, which includes functional supervision of one clerical staff member. The individual in this position must be committed to creating and supporting a welcoming, open, and inclusive environment for all students and constituents.

 


Job Requirements:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's Degree • Three (3) years of full-time professional experience with the delivery of career services and programs. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: • Experience with career counseling and job/internship searching with college students. • Experience using Customer Relationship Management (CRM) or Career Services Management (CSM) software systems such as NACElink, Experience, CSO, etc. • Demonstrated educational program development and presentation experience. • Excellent communication skills. • Supervisory experience. • Experience with building and maintaining successful working relationships with students/alumni, employers, and faculty/staff. • Experience with the delivery of career services and programs in higher education. • Knowledge of student and career development theories and their application in practice. • Strong technology skills related to the area of career counseling, including: internet career planning and job search tools and resources (including LinkedIn, Strong Interest Inventory, MBTI, and computerized career guidance systems, social media, etc.) • Experience working with Microsoft Office and student record systems. • Creative, conscientious, and dedicated. • Capable of multi-tasking and setting priorities within a team environment. • Ability to travel. • Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.

 

How To Apply:

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mankato/default.cfm. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. • Cover Letter • Resume/Curriculum Vitae • Contact information for three (3) references • Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree Contact Information: Kristin Underwood, Assistant Director/Search Chair Career Development Center Minnesota State University, Mankato 209 Wigley Administration Center Mankato, MN 56001 Phone: 507-389-6061 TTY: 800-627-3529 or 711 Fax: 507-389-5114 Email: kristin.underwood@mnsu.edu *Employment for this position is covered by the collective bargaining agreement for the Minnesota State University Administrative and Service Faculty which can be found at: http://www.hr.mnscu.edu/contract_plans/index.html. NOTICE: In accordance with the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities (MnSCU) Vehicle Fleet Safety Program, employees driving on college/university business who use a rental or state vehicle shall be required to conform to MnSCU's vehicle use criteria and consent to a Motor Vehicle Records check.

 


Additional Information:

Additional information on the Career Development Center and Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at www.mnsu.edu/cdc and www.mnsu.edu. Minnesota State University, Mankato has a long-standing commitment to diversity and is actively seeking to nurture and enrich its underrepresented communities. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to accept work in the United States. Requests for reasonable accommodation of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Office of Human Resources, 507-389-2015 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). This Vacancy Notice is available in alternative format upon request. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an affirmative action/equal opportunity University and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System.






 




 

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