Assistant Director of Career Development
july 29, 2015
Among the 40 Colleges That Change Lives, and ranked first in the nation for study abroad programs, Goucher College is a selective, liberal arts college located 20 minutes north of Baltimore, MD. Goucher enrolls approximately 1,500 undergraduates, 84% of whom live on campus, and 1,200 graduate students. At Goucher, we’re redefining the meaning of a liberal arts education in order to help our students prepare for the jobs of the future. As part of these efforts, Goucher is pleased to announce the position of assistant director of career development (CDO). As a member of the career services team, the assistant director will be responsible for providing career counseling to students and alumnae/i through appointments, walk-ins, and email advising; and delivering career information through presentations, career related events, and emerging technology. The assistant director will also administer and interpret assessment instruments; educate students about resources appropriate to their career goals; assist with planning career panels and related events; and represent the CDO at campus events. The incumbent will also manage the college’s academic internship program by serving as an advocate for students in obtaining internship opportunities, approving internship learning agreements for students receiving academic credit, supporting academic departments with their academic internship efforts, coordinating the Goucher Intern Fellowship process that awards over $100,000 annually to students pursuing summer internships, and tracking data related to internship sites. The assistant director will also work collaboratively with the associate director of career development to cultivate relationships with employers in order to increase the number of internship and job opportunities available to students and alumni. Additional responsibilities include managing the Student Employment Program by coordinating the campus job fair, communicating with on-campus supervisors to secure job listings, and working with off-campus employers to develop part-time and summer opportunities for Goucher students.
Qualified candidates must have a master’s degree in student affairs, counseling, or related field, at least one year of experience working with internships or in career services; and experience using career services technology and social media. Knowledge of career development, student development theories, and best practices regarding internships is also required. The successful candidate must possess strong communication, organizational, and presentation skills; attention to detail; the ability to work in a team environment; and the capacity to build relationships with diverse constituencies, including students, alumni, faculty, and employers. Goucher College is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and encourages applications from those who would contribute to this effort.
HOW TO APPLY:
If this sounds like an interesting opportunity, we would love to hear from you! To apply for this position, please visit http://goucher.interviewexchange.com Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit the following application materials online: • Cover letter, with salary requirement • Resume • Contact information for three professional references Goucher College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.