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Assistant Director/Career Advisor
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH

April 19,  2013

Job Description:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide career guidance to students and alumni, individually and in groups, including choice of major and career, resume construction, job search strategy, networking, interviewing and other relevant career issues. The Assistant Director will serve as a liaison to a number of departments and programs, maintain regular contact with department leaders and faculty, and provide customized guidance and programming. The Assistant Director will participate in or lead special projects and events, such as career-related courses, presentations, committees and others as assigned.

Job Requirements:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master’s degree completed by June 30, 2013

  • Two years of experience working with students in a higher education setting (this may include time spent working as a Graduate Assistant).

  • Demonstrated experience presenting workshops to large and small audiences

  • Knowledge of career-related issues, such as resume construction, interviewing, job strategy, etc.

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • 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, human resources or related field

  • Certification and experience in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Strong Interest Inventory

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to establish rapport with a wide variety of people

  • Experience with career support software, such as CSO Interfase or an applicant tracking system

  • Experience working with international students or people from different cultures

  • Dynamic public speaking and presentation skills

  • Experience with planning and executing events

  • Computer proficiency, particularly in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Experience utilizing social media as networking tools including LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook

  • Teaching experience

  • Supervision experience, including supervising student staff members or interns

  • 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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