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Associate Director - Career Advising and Experiential Education
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

April 19,  2013

Job Description:

The Associate Director will supervise the career advising staff and provide leadership to the areas of career assessment and experiential education. He or she will collaborate with academic units, university departments, and employers to determine the needs of students, alumni, and other constituents. The Associate Director will provide leadership and direction to campus experiential education programs and serve as a member of the Career Services leadership team to develop and implement strategic plans for the department and career advising team.

Job Requirements:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree

  • Four years of experience working with students in a higher education setting

  • Experience working with resumes, interviewing, job search strategies, hiring trends, social networking, and online resources and methods

  • Experience supervising professional staff members

  • Experience using career assessments with clients in a career setting

  • Experience effectively advising students in individual appointments

  • Experience thinking strategically and collaborating with others to develop effective and realistic long-term planning

  • Exceptional writing ability, required when communicating with faculty, students, alumni and employers

  • Experience collaborating with academic units and other university departments

  • Experience developing and presenting informative and engaging workshops on career-related topics

  • Computer proficiency

  • Willingness to travel for career events and conferences, including some overnight and weekend travel

  • A valid driver license with less than six points is required.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, college student personnel, education, or human resources

  • Certification in Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory, and experience in giving both individual and group interpretations

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people, including clients from diverse and international backgrounds, and alumni

  • Must be able to assess needs, offer relevant and sensitive advice, maintain confidentiality, and refer students to other departments when needed

  • Knowledge of Millennial students and the ways they learn, communicate, and operate in the job market, particularly in their use of technology Computer proficiency, particularly in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

  • In-depth knowledge of Career Services online software and services (CSO Interfase, Going Global, etc.), and the ability to effectively instruct students, alumni, faculty and employers in their functions

  • Extensive experience and ability in utilizing social media as networking tools including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

  • Teaching experience

  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic, Marianist work environment.

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Additional Information:

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top Ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, persons with disabilities and veterans. Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Some Tuesday and Wednesday evening hours are required during the academic year to staff the evening hours program (until 7 pm).

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