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Assistant Director of Programs and Alumni Engagement

Muhlenberg College
Allentown, PA

OCTOBER 2, 2015

JOB DESCRIPTION:

This person manages a variety of services and programs provided by this fast-paced, student-centered department . Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

 

A. Develop, coordinate and implement events, workshops and programs including, for example, the Muhlenberg Shadow Program, Liberal Arts Career Day, and Alumni Career Panels featuring Muhlenberg Alumni. Collaborate with Alumni Relations, faculty, and others as required.


B. Interact with Advancement and Alumni Affairs team to manage database of alumni volunteers.


C. Hire, train, and manage the Career Assistant program.


D. Plan and implement Senior Transition activities with Manager of Academic Transition and Engagement.


E. Organize and implement educational tabling programs including but not limited to Equal Pay Day and Prepare for the Fair.


F. Manage Career Library inventory and website tools. Research, evaluate, and suggest purchases of new career resources.


G. Counsel and advise students and alumni, individually and in groups, with issues including career options, choice of major, internship and job search, interviews, and the graduate school application process.


H. Stay abreast of and implement technological changes that enhance the Center’s services and operations. This includes web-based recruiting/resume software, relevant databases, and new technological advances.

 

I. Conduct outreach and service to diverse segments of student population and to other constituent groups.

 

J. Develop targeted programming and outreach to affinity groups on campus.


K. Implement creative marketing strategies for programs and events.


L. Serve as career liaison to several academic departments and develop strong partnerships with academic and student service units.


M. Assist the Director with the selection of Summer Internship Stipend recipients.


N. Produce mid- and end-year reports for all areas of responsibility.


O. Share responsibility for success of all office programming and initiatives.


P. Support other Center and campus initiatives as assigned by Director. 


 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

1. Master’s degree in student personnel, counseling, or related field.

 

2. Related professional background in a college setting required, including experience working with career assessment tools, and knowledge of the Symplicity Career Data Management System.

 

3. Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to the mission of a selective liberal arts institution.

 

4. Extensive knowledge of the career development field, including resources and best practices for coaching traditional and adult learners.

 

5. Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to interact with students, alumni, employers, and colleagues.

 

6. Strong technology skills and knowledge expected.

 

7. Experience working with diverse populations.

 

8. Demonstrated flexibility, creativity and approachability, strong follow-through skills and excellent work ethic.

 

9. Experience in planning and marketing events. 




HOW TO APPLY:

To apply, send an email to jobs@muhlenberg.edu with both "Job #1529" and your last name in the subject line. Attach a single pdf document including your cover letter, resume, and the names/contact information for at least 3 references. Application deadline is 4 p.m. October 12, 2015. Application review begins immediately and will continue until the position has been filled. E.O.E.

 

 

 

http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/aboutus/hr/jobs.html

 

 



 





 

 

 

 

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