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22 Sep 2015

Full-Time Assistant Director for Career Planning

Saint Leo University – University Campus – Posted by SACJobs Anywhere

Job Description

The Career Planning Department of Saint Leo University is
pleased to announce a search for a vacant Assistant
Director for Career Planning position.

Saint Leo University is a complex institution with many
locations, numerous programs, and increasingly
diversified methods of delivering education and services.
Founded in 1889 in the Benedictine tradition, Saint Leo
University is a Catholic liberal arts based university
serving people of all faiths. The university offers
academic excellence, flexibility, affordability, and a
wide range of educational programs.

This position will be responsible for providing
comprehensive career counseling services to a diverse
student population with the end goal of facilitating the
adoption of effective academic & career planning and
decision making skills. As a member of the Career
Planning Department, this position will consistently
contribute to the planning, promotion, and execution of
programs to guide students in exploring and achieving
their career goals in concert with the University’s
mission statement.

* The Assistant Director will provide direct career
counseling to individuals and groups to help them make
effective decisions regarding academic and professional
goals.

* Assist individual students in the career exploration
process through the administration and interpretation of
assessments linking dispositions, preferences, and values
to an academic and career path.

* Assist individual students in their career planning
activities by suggesting experiences and interventions to
enhance their holistic development and competitiveness.

* Serve as a liaison with Academic Affairs regarding
internships and experiential learning.

* Design, develop, and deliver group presentations on an
array of career-related topics including a familiarity
with learning outcome assessment techniques.

* Contribute to the planning, execution, and follow-up of
large-scale events such as career-, graduate school- and
academic major fairs.

* Contribute to the effort to initiate, maintain, and
grow relationships with external employers, internship
host sites, and professional associations.

* Participate and actively represent the Department to
University committees, work groups, and broader efforts
in conjunction with the Director.

Required Education/Experience/Skills:
* Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience
in the delivery of career education services through
highly developed small group presentation, programming
(with an eye towards learning outcome assessment), and
teaching skills.

* Proficiency with technology is also required as this
position utilizes and trains others to access career
resources delivered through a variety of platforms.

* Selected candidates must also have the ability to work
independently as well as within a team context

* A Master’s degree in a related field from a regionally
accredited institution is the desired educational
qualification.

 

REQUIREMENTS
Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 0-2 Years

How to Apply

Contact Info: Apply on-line at: https://www.saintleo.jobs/postings/15024 For more information about Saint Leo University: http://www.saintleo.edu

Job Categories: Career Services. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Assistant Director and Career Planning. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.

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