Director, Co-operative Education, Arts and Sciences Career Development Center
september 17, 2015
Cornell University is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Dean and Director of the Arts and Sciences Career Development Center. The Director provides leadership for a dynamic team of professionals and develops strategies to support the career development of undergraduates at all stages in their education: as they engage in career planning, obtain experiential learning, consider and pursue graduate school options, and conduct job searches. Reporting to both the Associate Dean in the College and the Executive Director of Cornell Career Services (CCS), the Director works in partnership with academic departments, other offices within Cornell Career Services (CCS), and other student affairs units in the College and at the University. The Director works with other key constituencies—including alumni, graduate schools, and employers—in support of a comprehensive career-development program and advocates for the office within the College. The successful candidate will have a proven record of cultivating effective working relationships, advising students on career exploration and job searches, analyzing and assessing data and trends, supervising professional and support staff, and using technology creatively in communications and marketing efforts. The position requires a skilled professional with the ability to communicate and maintain relationships with multiple, high-level stakeholders vital to the success of the College and the University. Please include a cover letter and resume in your online application. The review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the Director is selected. Background check may be required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
• Bachelor’s Degree with 5-7 years experience or equivalent combination.
• Master's Degree in counseling, student services, or related area preferred.
• Three to five years of progressive experience with college students, preferably in a career office and including administrative/supervisory experience.
• A demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the relationship between career development and a strong liberal arts education.
• Ability to interact effectively with students, faculty, administrators, and alumni in a complex environment at a research institution.
• Excellent writing, presentation, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
• Proven ability to work in a team context and to set priorities, manage competing demands, and provide a timely response to urgent issues.
• Ability to sustain ethical workplace practices and confidentiality.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please include a cover letter and resume in your online application. The review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the Director is selected. Background check may be required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. https://cornellu.taleo.net/careersection/10164/jobdetail.ftl?job=29024
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